First Run takes Colby’s CIA story

Documentary 'Spymaster' to open in New York

First Run Features has picked up U.S. rights to Carl Colby’s doc “The Man Nobody Knew: In Search of My Father, CIA Spymaster William Colby” for release starting next month.

Colby’s film examines the career of his late father, a former director of the CIA, through archival footage, photos and interviews with politicos including Donald Rumsfeld and James Schlesinger as well as journos Bob Woodward and Seymour Hersh.

Produced by Jedburgh Films, Act 4 Entertainment’s David Johnson and Guggenheim Prods.’ Grace Guggenheim, “The Man Nobody Knew” bows in Gotham on Sept. 23, with a limited national rollout to follow in October.

Doc will join a roster of recent releases from First Run that includes “Kings of Pastry,” “Crude” and “Making the Boys.”

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