The well-being of humanity continues to be severely hampered by the priorities of a small unstable capitalist class, who would prefer that the rest of us – those who must engage in a daily struggle to purchase the essentials for living (like food and a roof over our heads) – remain unorganized as a cohesive class.And on the other hand, there are those who believe that the fundamental class division between the rulers and the workers is both intolerable and unsustainable, and so seek to participate in and organize mass movements for social change that will bring an end to the domination of one class of people over another.Distributor: Jager described AUTLOOK as a “classic sales company” that is full-service in that they do TV sales, whole rights deals, and festivals.AUTLOOK focuses soley on documentaries, and take on about 20 per year.
For Ning’s part, he is shocked at Ryan’s open homosexuality.
It’s simply not an acceptable part of the culture in modern China.
The relationship is rocky and nearly gets Ryan fired but eventually the two begin to find some common ground, particularly when Ryan’s parents get involved.
Earlier this week at the Hot Docs Canadian International Film Festival six distribution experts came together to discuss what’s working in this morphing world of doc distribution: Scilla Anderson, CEO and Co-Founder of Indie Flix; Matt Dentler, head of programming at Cinetic Rights Management; Peter Jager, Managaing Director of AUTLOOK Filmsales Gmb H; Aida Li Pera, Manger of Acquisitions and Film Festivals for Visit Films; Andrew Mer, VP of Content Partnerships for Snag Films; and Robin Smith, President of Kino Smith.
Each presented a “case study” of a film that they were involved with that successfully achieved distribution.