Distributor Truly Indie has partnered to release docu “Incendiary: The Willingham Case.”
The film from helmers Steve Mims and Joe Bailey Jr. investigates the flaws in arson forensics, focusing on the possibly faulty case against Cameron Todd Willingham, the Texas man executed in 2004 for the death of his three daughters in a 1991 fire. Project was inspired by a 2009 New Yorker article on the case.
Movie hits theaters later this month, with stints in Gotham; Washington, D.C. and Austin, Texas, already on the calendar.
Truly Indie is the curated self-distribution arm of Wagner/Cuban, owners of Magnolia Pictures, Landmark Theaters, HD Net and other properties. Prior releases for the org include “Valentino, the Last Emperor,” “Maxed Out” and “The First Saturday in May.”
Theatrical release, from Truly Indie and production company Yokel, begins Sept. 23 in Austin.