Kino wins rights to Rulfo's 'Pit'


Kino International has picked up U.S. theatrical and television rights to Juan Carlos Rulfo's Mexican feature "Into the Pit," the winner of the jury prize for world cinema documentary at January's Sundance Film Festival. "Pit" follows the dangerous lives of workers as they build a section of a freeway in Mexico City. Kino is planning a platform release for the film beginning in January in Los Angeles and New York.