You will be redirected back to your article in seconds

NonStop Acquires Nordic, Baltic Rights to ISIS Documentary ‘City of Ghosts’

NonStop Entertainment has picked up Nordic and Baltic rights to “City of Ghosts,” Matthew Heineman’s critically acclaimed documentary about the extremist group Islamic State, or ISIS.

City of Ghosts” was acquired by Amazon Studios for U.S. distribution out of the Sundance Film Festival and is currently competing at CPH:DOX in Copenhagen. It is scheduled for release in the U.S. on July 14.

The documentary charts the rise of ISIS, while documenting the courage of Raqqa is Being Slaughtered Silently, a group of citizen journalists who risk their lives to shed light on terrorist activities in Syria.

“City of Ghosts” marks Heineman’s follow up to “Cartel Land” which was nominated for an Oscar.

NonStop will release the film in Scandinavia and the Baltics. Miracle Films will partner on Danish distribution, with a theatrical release expected in early fall.

NonStop’s new acquisitions also include “Whose Streets,” Sabaah Folayan and Damon Davis’ documentary about political protests in Ferguson, Mo.; Antonio Santini and Dan Sickles’s Sundance-winning film “Dina,” a romance between a mentally challenged couple; and “The Worker’s Cup,” a documentary about the migrant workers building Qatar’s World Cup Stadium.

More Film

  • The Happy Prince

    Sundance Film Review: 'The Happy Prince'

    NonStop Entertainment has picked up Nordic and Baltic rights to “City of Ghosts,” Matthew Heineman’s critically acclaimed documentary about the extremist group Islamic State, or ISIS. “City of Ghosts” was acquired by Amazon Studios for U.S. distribution out of the Sundance Film Festival and is currently competing at CPH:DOX in Copenhagen. It is scheduled for […]

  • Sundance Film Review: 'Skate Kitchen'

    Sundance Film Review: 'Skate Kitchen'

    NonStop Entertainment has picked up Nordic and Baltic rights to “City of Ghosts,” Matthew Heineman’s critically acclaimed documentary about the extremist group Islamic State, or ISIS. “City of Ghosts” was acquired by Amazon Studios for U.S. distribution out of the Sundance Film Festival and is currently competing at CPH:DOX in Copenhagen. It is scheduled for […]

  • Bajrangi Bhaijaan - Salman Khan

    Eros Confirms Wide Release in China for Salman Khan's ‘Bajrangi Bhaijaan’

    NonStop Entertainment has picked up Nordic and Baltic rights to “City of Ghosts,” Matthew Heineman’s critically acclaimed documentary about the extremist group Islamic State, or ISIS. “City of Ghosts” was acquired by Amazon Studios for U.S. distribution out of the Sundance Film Festival and is currently competing at CPH:DOX in Copenhagen. It is scheduled for […]

  • Lion

    Hollywood Increases Domination of Australian Box Office in 2017

    NonStop Entertainment has picked up Nordic and Baltic rights to “City of Ghosts,” Matthew Heineman’s critically acclaimed documentary about the extremist group Islamic State, or ISIS. “City of Ghosts” was acquired by Amazon Studios for U.S. distribution out of the Sundance Film Festival and is currently competing at CPH:DOX in Copenhagen. It is scheduled for […]

  • Frances McDormand SAG Awards

    SAG Awards: Actors Fall Hard for 'Three Billboards' but the Oscar Race Is Far From Over

    NonStop Entertainment has picked up Nordic and Baltic rights to “City of Ghosts,” Matthew Heineman’s critically acclaimed documentary about the extremist group Islamic State, or ISIS. “City of Ghosts” was acquired by Amazon Studios for U.S. distribution out of the Sundance Film Festival and is currently competing at CPH:DOX in Copenhagen. It is scheduled for […]

  • SAG Awards Snubs and Suprises

    SAG Awards: Biggest Snubs and Surprises

    NonStop Entertainment has picked up Nordic and Baltic rights to “City of Ghosts,” Matthew Heineman’s critically acclaimed documentary about the extremist group Islamic State, or ISIS. “City of Ghosts” was acquired by Amazon Studios for U.S. distribution out of the Sundance Film Festival and is currently competing at CPH:DOX in Copenhagen. It is scheduled for […]

  • Blaze Sundance

    Sundance Film Review: 'BLAZE'

    NonStop Entertainment has picked up Nordic and Baltic rights to “City of Ghosts,” Matthew Heineman’s critically acclaimed documentary about the extremist group Islamic State, or ISIS. “City of Ghosts” was acquired by Amazon Studios for U.S. distribution out of the Sundance Film Festival and is currently competing at CPH:DOX in Copenhagen. It is scheduled for […]

More From Our Brands

Access exclusive content