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Film Acquisition Rundown: Drafthouse Films Dates ‘We Are X,’ Array Picks Up ‘Honeytrap’ and More

Film Acquisition Rundown: Drafthouse Films Dates ‘We Are X,’ Array Picks Up ‘Honeytrap’ and More

Keep up with the wild and wooly world of indie film acquisitions with our weekly Rundown of everything that’s been picked up around the globe. Check out last week’s Rundown here.

Drafthouse Films has announced that they will release Stephen Kijak’s “We Are X” in New York and Los Angeles on October 21, followed by nationwide expansion. The film premiered at the 2016 Sundance Film Festival, where it was awarded the Special Jury Prize for editing, and follows the enigmatic Yoshiki, leader of the Japanese band X Japan.

“You will not believe the trials and tribulations that the arena-filling, mega-band X Japan have faced in their 30 year career,” said Drafthouse Films founder Tim League of the news. “This documentary will leave you equally breathless and uplifted. It is the best music doc of the year, and we are honored to bring it to American audiences.”

– Array has announced the acquisition of “Honeytrap,

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