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Content Film Grabs '96 Minutes,' Sundance Selects Takes 'Last Days Here'

Both films had their premieres at the SXSW FIlm Festival in March.

Content FIlm has acquired international rights to the thriller 96 Minutes, written and directed by Aimee Lagos, and Sundance Selects has nabbed North American rights to the music documentary Last Days Here from filmmakers Don Argott and Demian Fenton.

Both films had their premieres at the SXSW FIlm Festival in March.

Based on true events, 96 Minutes stars Brittany Snow and Evan Ross -- who won a jury award for breakthrough performance at SXSW -- in the story of four people caught up in a carjacking. 

First Point Entertainment’s Lee Clay, Perfect Weekend’s Justin Moore-Lewy and Charlie Mason, Katonah Pictures’ Dan Abrams and Paul Gilreath produced the project. Paradigm reps the film in North America.

Last Days Here explores heavy metal legend Bobby Liebling and his '70s band Pentagram. Sheena M. Joyce produced. Sundance Selects exec Arianna Bocco negotiated the deal with Submarine’s Josh Braun on behalf of the filmmakers.