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Fandor Teams with Cinedigm

December 9, 2013


San Francisco-based Fandor announced new partnerships with Cinedigm, Factory 25 and Oscilloscope Laboratories that reinforce the company's commitment to expand the depth of their library with distinctive independent films from every genre.

According to a release, these partners are instrumental in providing thousands of remarkable films on an ongoing basis to Fandor's curated service with many of those titles unavailable anywhere else. These deals reflect the company's mission to provide extraordinary films to an ever-growing audience of film enthusiasts.

"Following our expansion into Canada in September, film acquisitions have accelerated accordingly," remarked Jonathan Marlow, Fandor co-founder and Chief Content Officer. "Over the last few weeks, we have added many invaluable partnerships to an already exceptional portfolio of distributors, aggregators and individual filmmakers."

A selection of films recently added to the Fandor library include:

An Oversimplification of Her Beauty (2012) director Terence Nance [Cinema Guild]

Computer Chess (2013) director Andrew Bujalski [Kino Lorber]

Local Color (1977) director Mark Rappaport [courtesy of the filmmaker]

Meet Marlon Brando (1966) director Albert Maysles [Maysles Films]

Rivers and Tides : Andy Goldsworthy Working with Time (2001) director Thomas Riedelsheimer [Cinedigm]

Sun Don't Shine (2012) director Amy Seimetz [Factory 25]

December Releases

Ano una (2007) director Jonas Cuaron [FilmBuff]

Alice (1988) director Jan Svankmajer [First Run Features]

Forest of Bliss (1986) director Robert Gardner [Documentary Educational Resources (DER)]

The Messenger (2009) director Oren Moverman [Oscilloscope Laboratories]

In 2013, Fandor said it has added over three dozen new partners and individual filmmakers covering the United States and Canada with a film library of over 5,000 titles, including narrative features and documentaries, that span hundreds of genres. Amongst Fandor's several hundred content partners are the previous recent additions as well as Documentary Educational Resources, First Run Features and Maysles Films joining earlier partners Kino Lorber, Film Movement, Cinema Guild, Zeitgeist Films and numerous others.

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