FilmBuff, Vice Media to Release 'Prince'

The movie is the feature debut of Dutch music director Sam de Jong.

FilmBuff  is partnering with Vice Media to release Prince (Prins), the feature debut from Dutch music video director Sam de Jong. The film, which debuted at this year’s Berlin International Film Festival, will be released in theaters in North America and on VOD platforms on Aug. 14.

The film concerns a Dutch-Moroccan 17-year-old, played by Ayoub Elasri, as he navigates the first steps to manhood in Amsterdam. It was produced by Gijs Kerbosch, Roel Oude Nijhuis,and Gijs Determeijer of 100% Halal and by Vice Media.

FilmBuff and Vice previously worked together to release All This Mayhem in 2014.

The deal was negotiated by Samantha Scupp of FilmBuff and Charlotte Mickie of Mongrel International on behalf of the filmmakers.