LOCARNO — Paris-based sales company Memento Films International has added new buyers in its step-by-step but buoyant sales roll out of Destin Daniel Cretton's South by Southwest Fest wow, "Short Term…
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Distributor plans to release Destin Daniel Cretton's film theatrically in late summer.