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Mediawan Snags International for Léonard Cohen‘s Animated ‘Flavors Of Iraq’ (Exclusive)

Mediawan Snags International for Léonard Cohen‘s Animated ‘Flavors Of Iraq’ (Exclusive)

Paris-based Mediawan Rights has taken international rights to the animated documentary feature “Flavors of Iraq” from director Léonard Cohen.

“Flavors of Iraq” is a co-production between France’s animation-focused Miyu Productions and documentary-specialized Nova Production (Marie Linton’s “Prison life: Justice in Japan”). Culture channel Arte France is also on board as co-producer.

“Our wish is to accompany projects that are pushing the boundaries of this genre, offering new and creative storytelling ways as well as redefining what a documentary can be,” head of documentary sales Arianna Castoldi at Mediawan Rights told Variety.

In 2019 the distribution branch of Mediawan, one of Europe’s most prosperous independent production-distribution groups, launched a feature documentary catalogue “as this market is currently booming and bolder projects are being developed in this form, less codified than the TV documentaries format,” said Castoldi.

“Flavors of Iraq” flawlessly fits with this aim of melding documentary and animation

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