SnagFilms acquires Sundance fare

Slate includes five docus and features

SnagFilms is once again restocking its library with Sundance fare and other titles, having acquired a variety of exclusive rights to a slate of five documentaries and features.

Titles include the world premiere of the comedy “We Made This Movie” from “Late Show with David Letterman” exec producer and Worldwide Pants CEO Rob Burnett; Dave Matthews Band violinist Boyd Tinsley’s drama “Faces in the Mirror”; and “Black Tulip, the official 201l Academy Awards entry from Afghanistan.

Digital distrib also snagged 2012 Sundance doc “Under African Skies,” starring Paul Simon, and 2010 Sundance feature entry “Holy Rollers” with Jesse Eisenberg and Justin Bartha.

New titles will unspool on SnagFilms’ various platforms — including its own site and a network of more than 110,000 affiliated sites and partners like Hulu and Comcast’s XfinityTV.com — this summer and fall as the distributor determines release windows via a range of title-by-title rights.

“SnagFilms is pleased to add these outstanding films to our extensive library – from high-profile Sundance Festival films to exciting world premieres,” said Rick Allen, SnagFilms CEO.

As Variety first reported in January, SnagFilms acquired a 27-title library during the Park City confab, including previous Sundance winners “Kinyarwanda,” “We Live in Public,” and “Manda Bala”; and Academy Award nominated docs “Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room,” “Super Size Me” and “Jesus Camp.”

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