Rialto Acquires Martin Scorsese’s ‘Public Speaking’

By | Monday January 31, 2011 @ 1:04pm PST
Mike Fleming

Specialized distributor Rialto Pictures has acquired the U.S. theatrical rights to Martin Scorsese’s PUBLIC SPEAKING, the director’s portrait of author, social critic, and acerbic wit Fran Lebowitz. The company will open the acclaimed new documentary on February 23 at New York’s Film Forum, with special engagements in select U.S.

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HBO Picks Up Martin Scorsese’s Documentary ‘Public Speaking’

Nellie Andreeva

HBO, which is gearing up for the premiere of the Martin Scorsese-produced and directed drama series Boardwalk Empire, has also acquired U.S. TV rights to Scorsese’s documentary Public Speaking. Produced by Graydon Carter and Margaret Bodde, the feature-length film in the style of Scorsese’s early documentaries Italian American and American Read More »

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