Film Movement picks up 'Journeys'

Ciro Guerra's Spanish pic is Colombia's Oscar submission

Film Movement has acquired North American rights to Ciro Guerra's Spanish-language drama "The Wind Journeys," which follows an older musician and his young acolyte through the Colombian countryside.

"Journeys" is Colombia's official submission in the foreign-language film Oscar race.

A spring theatrical release is planned, followed by a DVD and VOD release in the summer.

The acquisition was negotiated by Film Movement president Adley Gartenstein and vp of acquisitions and distribution Rebeca Conget and Elle Driver's Eva Diederix and Adeline Fontan Tessaur.