The Criterion Collection’s Exclusive Canadian Distributor Is Now Unobstructed View

For Immediate Release

THE CRITERION COLLECTION’S EXCLUSIVE CANADIAN DISTRIBUTOR IS NOW UNOBSTRUCTED VIEW

Toronto, Canada – August 29, 2019 – Unobstructed View has acquired the exclusive Canadian distribution rights to the Criterion Collection. Since 1984, the New York based company has provided cinephiles with well-curated editions of meticulously restored classic and contemporary films from Hollywood and beyond. This includes films from Canadian directing legends David Cronenberg and Norman Jewison to a library containing the best of Fellini, Orson Welles, Spike Lee, Agnès Varda, Wes Anderson and much more.
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Unobstructed View presents Tel Aviv on Fire/Feu à Tel Aviv

Tel Aviv on Fire poster

UNOBSTRUCTED VIEW PRESENTS TEL AVIV ON FIRE/FEU À TEL AVIV (Venice Film Festival Winner)

Opens in Toronto at Famous Players Canada Square Cinemas (2190 Yonge Street) on Friday, August 2, 2019.
Opens in Montreal at Cinéma du Parc (English – 3575 Park Avenue), Cinéma Beaubien (French- 2396 Rue Beaubien E), Cinéma du Musée (English and French-1379-A Sherbrooke Street W).

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Unobstructed View Acquires Canadian Rights For TEL AVIV ON FIRE From Indie Sales

Toronto, Canada – April 10, 2019  – Unobstructed View has acquired from Indie Sales the Canadian rights to Sameh Zoabi’s award-winning film TEL AVIV ON FIRE, expanding its slate of award-winning films. TEL AVIV ON FIRE has just been announced to open this year’s Toronto Jewish Film Festival and a theatrical release is planned for the coming months.

Directed by Sameh Zoabi and written by Dan Kleinman And Sameh Zoabi, TEL AVIV ON FIRE took home Best Film and Best Actor (Kais Nashif) at the Venice Film Festival 2018. It was also awarded Best Film at the Haifa International Film Festival (2018), along with Best Screenplay at the Asia Pacific Screen Awards (2018) and it was an official selection of the 2018 Toronto International Film Festival.

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Press release: Unobstructed View Now Distributing Passion River Films Titles in Canada

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Toronto, ON (March 23rd, 2018) – Unobstructed View is pleased to announce that it has entered into a distribution agreement in Canada with New Jersey-based Passion River Films. Since 1998, Passion River Films has been devoted to acquiring and distributing unique independent films and documentaries with a focus on films with strong audience engagement and community impact. Passion River’s esteemed catalogue includes Katherine Dieckmann’s 2016 drama Strange Weather starring Academy Award-winner Holly Hunter, Justin Kelly’s 2016 biopic I Am Michael based on the life of ex-gay activist Michael Glatze featuring James Franco and Zachary Quinto, and the Liam Neeson-narrated documentary Love Thy Nature from award-winning documentarian Sylvie Rokab.

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