Cinedigm, Cinema Management Sign Distribution Deal with Moriah Films

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Tue, 08/19/2014 - 14:45 -- Nick Dager

The Long Way HomeCinedigm and Cinema Management Group announced that they have entered into a multi-year home entertainment distribution deal for the award-winning Moriah Films’ documentary film collection of the Simon Wiesenthal Center.  Located in Los Angeles, Moriah Films has twice won Academy Awards for Best Documentary Feature, including Genocide in 1981 and The Long Way Home in 1997.  The deal covers home video, digital, television and non-theatrical rights in the US and all digital rights in Canada.

“Cinedigm is proud to represent this historically rich and profoundly important catalogue of films and, through Docurama, provide another outlet to those searching for beautifully produced films that tell a moving story of a people’s courage, faith and unbelievable resiliency,” said Susan Margolin, president of docurama and special acquisitions.

“Moriah Films is excited to partner with both Cinedigm and Docurama to bring our award winning film catalog to an even wider audience,” said Richard Trank, executive producer and principal writer/director of Moriah’s documentaries. “We’re proud to join other esteemed documentary filmmakers who are also part of the Cinedigm Docurama family.”

In addition to distribution across all physical and digital platforms, the films will be available on Cinedigm’s direct-to-consumer digital channel.  An ad-supported, on-demand streaming channel, Docurama provides audiences free access to a vast library of award winning, critically acclaimed documentaries covering a variety of genres.