Documentary to be released this fall

Samuel Goldwyn Films has picked up U.S. theatrical rights to United Nations doc “U.N. Me,” skedding a fall release for the film.

Written, helmed and produced by Ami Horowitz and Matthew Groff, pic follows the filmmakers’ sometimes-funny investigation into the U.N. and whether it still upholds the ideals on which it was founded. Creative team traveled to a number of international locations that have been the sites of U.N. action, while also addressing the “Oil for Food” program and the org’s inaction in Rwanda.

Pic had its world preem at the 2009 Amsterdam International Documentary Film Festival.

“U.N. Me” joins an upcoming Goldwyn lineup that includes Rachel Weisz topliner “The Whistleblower” and Jason Sudeikis comedy “A Good Old Fashioned Orgy.” Film is set to hit screens Sept. 23.

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