The Cinema Guild has acquired U.S. distribution rights to “Yella.”
German film bowed earlier this year at the Berlin International Film Festival where pic’s thesp, Nina Hoss, nabbed the Silver Bear for actress.
Helmed by Christian Petzold, “Yella” is a thriller about a young woman’s efforts to escape her past.
Pic is skedded to open theatrically later this year.
Indie distrib is also skedded to release Stefan Krohmer’s “Summer ’04” and Davide Ferrario’s doc “Primo Levi’s Journey” in the upcoming months.