Icarus swoops 'Rabbit' rights

Polish-German short documentary is up for an Oscar

Icarus Films has picked up North American rights to "Rabbit a la Berlin," a Polish-German doc that is nominated for an Oscar in the documentary short category.

Created by Bartosz Konopka, Piotr Rosolowski and Anna Wydra, the film recounts the history of the Berlin Wall through the eyes of wild rabbits that lived in its shadow for 28 years.

"Rabbit," which has screened at 32 festivals, will open theatrically at Film Forum in New York.