Lau to direct film sales at Strand


Kevin Lau has joined Strand Releasing as director of theatrical sales, replacing Gail Blumenthal. He will work with Strand co-presidents Jon Gerrans and Marcus Hu overseeing the release of such upcoming films as Aki Kaurismaki's "Lights in the Dusk," Andre Techine's "The Witnesses" and Eytan Fox's "The Bubble." Lau previously served as coordinator of theatrical distribution and marketing at Tartan Films USA.