Nick Broomfield docs go online

Babelgum, ContentFilm ink deal for online, mobile platforms

LONDON -- Online digital broadcast network Babelgum has signed a deal with ContentFilm International to make 10 feature-length documentaries by British filmmaker Nick Broomfield available across its online and mobile platforms.

The deal was negotiated by Babelgum director of acquisitions Andreas Lemos and Jonathan Ford, exec vp of digital acquisitions and distribution for ContentFilm.

Titles include "Kurt & Courtney," "Biggie and Tupac," "Heidi Fleiss: Hollywood Madam" and "Aileen -- Life and Death of a Serial Killer."

Babelgum has set up a dedicated Nick Broomfield "superpage" available from July 19 as well as putting up free video streaming of the titles.