Jacquelyn Mills‘ “Geographies Of Solitude” Acquired by Cinema Guild


Jacquelyn Mills will transport audiences to Sable Island. Deadline reviews that U.S. rights to her documentary concerning the “wealthy ecoysytem” of the “distant sliver of land within the Northwest Atlantic,” “Geographies of Soltitude,” has been acquired by Cinema Guild. The doc is about to hit theaters subsequent yr, starting with a run in NYC at Anthology Movie Archives from January 25-31.

Shot on 16 mm, “Geographies of Solitude” follows Zoe Lucas, a “naturalist and environmentalist who has lived there for over 40 years, accumulating, cleansing and documenting marine litter that persistently washes up on the island’s shores,” per the supply.

The documentary received the Caligari Movie Award, C.I.C.A.E. Award, and the Prize of the Ecumenical Jury on the 2022 Berlinale, the place it made its world premiere. It additionally took residence Greatest Canadian Documentary and the Rising Canadian Filmmaker Award at Sizzling Docs. Mills is up for Greatest Cinematography on the IDA Awards for her work on the movie.

“Geographies of Solitude’ is a labor of affection that took over 4 years to create,” stated Mills. “We by no means may have anticipated this sort of reception for a movie made on a shoestring price range with a micro staff. We’re utterly thrilled and honored to be collaborating with Cinema Guild.”

Cinema Guilt President Peter Kelly added, “We had been swept away by ‘Geographies of Solitude.’ Jacky brings us a wedding of character and setting in contrast to something we’ve seen in up to date nonfiction. We are able to’t wait to share it with U.S. audiences.”

Mills’ different credit embody “Within the Waves” and “Leaves.”



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