Sundance Selects nabs ‘Imperialists’

Theatrical and VOD platform to release film in March

Sundance Selects, a sister company to IFC Films also owned by Rainbow Media Holdings, has picked up world rights (excluding the U.K. and Mexico) to Zeina Durra’s Sundance 2010 alum “The Imperialists Are Still Alive!”

Set in New York City, pic centers on a Middle East-born conceptual artist, played by Elodie Bouchez, who is one of a group of friends negotiating the tensions between an international heritage and contempo Gotham life.

Distribution deal was negotiated by IFC’s Arianna Bocco with Film Sales Co.’s Andrew Herwitz. Sundance Selects will bow “Imperialists” theatrically and on VOD in March.

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