CNN Films and Cinedigm have picked up Our Nixon for TV broadcast and theatrical release this summer. The film of Super 8 home movie footage of Richard Nixon and his administration is set to debut on CNN in August and will be released theatrically by Cinedigm the same month. Directed by Penny Lane, the film consists of footage shot by the 37th President’s top aides H.R. Haldeman, John Ehrlichman, and Dwight Chapin from 1969-1973. Our Nixon had its North American premiere at this year’s SXSW. Production and acquisition unit CNN Films was formed in October and made its debut as a buyer at this year’s Sundance.
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