SUNDANCE: Participant Media Grabs North American Rights to 'Circumstance'
Maryam Keshavarz’s story of an Iranian teenager’s sexual rebellion amid present-day Iran’s youth culture had its world premiere Saturday morning.
On the heels of its partnership with Magnolia Pictures on the acquisition of the documentary Page One: A Year Inside The New York Times, Participant Media has picked up North American rights to the dramatic competition film Circumstance.
Debut writer-director Maryam Keshavarz’s story of an Iranian teenager’s sexual rebellion amid present-day Iran’s youth culture had its world premiere Saturday morning at the Library Center Theatre. Keshavarz also produced the film along with Karin Chien and Melissa M. Lee; Christina Won served as executive producer.
Participant plans to find a domestic distribution partner for the film.
Paradigm Motion Picture Finance Group repped the filmmakers in the deal.