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anything that breatheswinner of the Grand Jury of the 2022 Sundance World Film Documentary Competition, has been acquired by HBO Documentary Films.
The film, from director Shaunak Sen (sleep cities), follows “the kite brothers”, two brothers who run a New Delhi bird hospital dedicated to rescuing injured black kites. Their work is set against the backdrop of environmental pollution and civic unrest within the city.
Submarine Deluxe, the theatrical distribution arm of Submarine Entertainment, and Sideshow will take the film to an arthouse across the United States in the fall, with a festival rollout also planned before it releases. makes its broadcast and streaming debut via HBO and HBO Max. in 2023.
Submarine negotiated with HBO Documentary Films on behalf of the filmmakers. The doc is a production of Kiterabbit Films and Rise Films in collaboration with HHMI Tangled Bank Studios.
In a statement, Submarine’s Dan Braun called anything that breathes “one of the great discoveries of the year” and director Shaunak Sen “a major voice in cinema today”, while Sen said of the acquisition: “Most of us in the team in India grew up pairing the unmistakable white noise of the HBO logo with high-quality cinematic programming.