Strand Releasing has caught North American rights to “Aggie,” Emmy-assigned chief Catherine Gund’s doc about her mom, craftsmanship gatherer and donor Agnes “Aggie” Gund. Assortment broke the news.
An investigation of craftsmanship, race, and equity, the doc looks at the “intensity of workmanship to change awareness and motivate social change,” the source subtleties. “The senior Gund sold Roy Lichtenstein’s ‘Showstopper’ in 2017 to dispatch the $100 million Art for Justice Fund to end mass detainment.”
“Agnes’ story is such a motivation to craftsmen and activists all things considered, and we are excited to have the option to impart this wonderful film to an expansive crowd and rouse critical conversations which lead to activity,” said Marcus Hu of Strand Releasing.
Gund included, “Strand is the ideal home for ‘Aggie’ on the grounds that they’re so acceptable with visionary specialists and movies who, similar to me and my mom, try to move a crowd of people to an all the more just and lovely world, and past that, to help make one.”
“Aggie” made its reality debut at Sundance in January. Strand is arranging a fall discharge. The doc will be propelled at New York’s Film Forum with an across the nation opening to follow.
At the point when we approached Gund her guidance for other ladies movie producers she said, “Find a chunk that you don’t absolutely comprehend. Let the small interest develop with your work and your coordinated efforts. Find something new so you can impart the intensity of disclosure to your watchers. In the event that it doesn’t intrigue you, it won’t intrigue any other individual either. Stick with it,” she stressed. “Discover guides. Work with individuals who’ve accomplished the work previously and never prevent yourself from envisioning greater than they do. Without the bounds of show and convention and reality, your vision will be imaginative and diligent and lovely.”
Gund’s different credits incorporate “Chavela” and “Destined to Fly.”