Hefner film to play at Miami fest

Phase 4 pickup set for U.S preem on March 6

“Hugh Hefner: Playboy, Activist and Rebel” has been scheduled for its U.S. premiere on March 6 at the Miami Intl. Film Festival.

Brigitte Berman’s documentary, which bowed at Toronto last fall, was picked up earlier this week by Phase 4 Films.

Ken Loach’s “Looking for Eric,” starring Manchester United’s Eric Cantona, is the opening night film on March 5 and Argentina’s “The Secret in Their Eyes” is the closing night entry on March 13.

Other titles include Sweden’s “The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo,” “City Island,” “The Beatles on Record” and several foreign-language Oscar contenders including Australia’s “Samson & Delilah” and Peru’s “The Milk of Sorrow.”

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