Fortissimo picks up ‘Mapplethorpe’

Documentary follows controversial photographer

“Black White + Gray: A Portrait of Sam Wagstaff & Robert Mapplethorpe,” a documentary about the relationship between a leading art collector and the controversial photographer that preemed at the Tribeca fest, has been picked up for international sales by Fortissimo Films.

Helmed by James Crump and produced by LM Media, pic was previously acquired for U.S. television by the Sundance Channel and for theatrical release in Australia and New Zealand by Madman Entertainment. It has grossed $6,600 since its single screen theatrical release by Gotham’s Arthouse Films.

Hong Kong- and Amsterdam-based Fortissimo will offer it for sales at AFM, which opens Wednesday.

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