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GRB Entertainment unveils sale of documentaries in 3 countries
MUMBAI: GRB Entertainment has announced the sale of its popular documentaries in Brazil, Japan, and the UK.
Globosat of Brazil has renewed Remembering Whitney, a documentary featuring legendary singer Whitney Houston to celebrate the icon’s birthday on 9 August. This one-hour special celebrates the legacy of the six-time Grammy winner, featuring “never-before-seen footage” of Whitney, including interviews with the pop icon, exclusive concerts, private home videos, and candid insights from her family, including her daughter, Bobbi Kristina Brown.
Nippon Television Network in Japan has acquired a 65-minute documentary spotlighting the life of Michael Sam, the first openly gay US football player in the NFL. In the documentary Michael Sam the cameras follow Sam along his brave journey – from a football player at the University of Missouri to the biggest professional sports league in America as he works to earn a spot on a NFL team.
Sky UK acquired two documentaries: Confessions of a Superhero and The Mona Lisa Myth. Confessions of a Superhero follows the lives of three mortal men and one woman who make their living working as superhero characters on the sidewalks of the infamous Hollywood Boulevard. This deeply personal view into the daily routines of these characters reveals their hardships, and triumphs, while they pursue and achieve their own kind of fame. The Mona Lisa Myth, narrated by Morgan Freeman, is a lavish period docu-drama that takes viewers from Leonardo Da Vinci’s happy sojourn in the duchy of Milan to his struggling years in Florence, through the controversy surrounding his famous painting The Mona Lisa and finally, his retirement at the French royal court in Amboise.
GRB Entertainment SVP of International distribution Michael Lolato said, “GRB is well-known around the globe for its wide-ranging portfolio of factual programs and we are fortunate to also represent many top-notch documentaries. From a sports’ figure with a ground-breaking story to a great singer and her tragic life to a group of people chasing a Hollywood dream to the great artist Da Vinci, GRB has programs that transcend borders and language barriers.”