World Brief

Artificial Eye has acquired U.K. distribution rights to Cannes fest pic “Zidane: A 21st Century Portrait,” an artsy documentary about Gallic soccer star Zinedine Zidane.

Shot by documakers Scot Douglas Gordon and Philippe Parreno in 2005, pic will preem in the U.K. next month at the Edinburgh Intl. Film Festival.

Artificial Eye has also snatched U.K. distribution rights to Cannes titles “Sketches of Frank Gehry” and “12.08 East of Bucharest.”

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