SANTA MONICA – Indie distribber Strand Releasing has picked up domestic rights to Fatih Akin’s docu “Crossing the Bridge: The Sound of Istanbul,” from Bavaria Film Int’l. Pic centers on the music scene of Istanbul, also focusing on the cultural versatility of Turkey. Corazon Int’l and Intervista produced. Docu premed in Cannes. Strand rolled out Akin’s “Head-On” earlier this year.