HBO Documentary Films Lands U.S. TV Rights to 'Sing Your Song'

Courtesy of the Sundance Film Festival

The Harry Belafonte biopic will air in fall 2011.

HBO has landed the U.S. TV rights to Harry Belafonte biopic Sing Your Song.

It will air this fall.

The film, which played at the Sundance and Berlin Film Festivals, is directed by Susanne Rostock (The Long Way Home). Read The Hollywood Reporter's review.

“HBO is the best home I know of for documentaries in this country. They have a long track record of presenting great non-fiction programming, I’m thrilled that SING YOUR SONG will have its broadcast premiere on HBO," said producer Michael Cohl in a statement.

Rena Ronson of United Talent Agency and Karol Martesko-Fenster negotiated the deal on behalf of the film and S2BN Entertainment.