This is the first trailer for Phil Rosenthal’s feature documentary Exporting Raymond, which chronicles the adventures of the Everybody Loves Raymond creator in Russia where he worked on mounting a local version of his hit sitcom. The documentary, which won the audience award at the Austin Film Festival, is being distributed by Samuel Goldwyn Films.
The world premiere of Phil Rosenthal’s documentary Exporting Raymond has been chosen as the opening night film at the 17th annual Austin Film Festival & Conference, which will take place from October 21-28. It marks the feature directorial debut of Everybody Loves Raymond creator and executive producer Rosenthal and chronicles his journey to Moscow where he spent time helping a Russian TV producing team create a local adaptation of his hit CBS sitcom. Rosenthal will be on hand for a Q&A after the screening.