Amazon Picks Up World Rights To Participant Documentary ‘My Name Is Pauli Murray’ From ‘RBG’ Filmmakers – Deadline

Amazon Picks Up Global Rights To Participant Documentary ‘My Name Is Pauli Murray’ From ‘RBG’ Filmmakers – Deadline

Amazon Studios has acquired worldwide rights to My Title Is Pauli Murray, the Participant, Drexler and Storyville Movies documentary which made its world premiere at Sundance.

Fifteen years earlier than Rosa Parks refused to give up her bus seat, a full decade earlier than the U.S. Supreme Courtroom overturned separate-but-equal laws, legal professional and priest Pauli Murray was already knee-deep combating for social justice. Murray formed landmark litigation—and consciousness—round race and gender fairness. As an African American youth raised within the segregated South—who was additionally wrestling with broader notions of gender identification—Murray understood, intrinsically, what it was to exist past beforehand accepted classes and cultural norms.

The docu was directed by Oscar-nominated RBG filmmakers Betsy West and Julie Cohen and produced by Talleah Bridges McMahon. RBG about Supreme Courtroom Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, was nominated for 2 Oscars: Finest Documentary Function and Diane Warren’s music “I’ll Fight”. Participant co-distributed with Magnolia Photos RBG which additionally made its world premiere at Sundance in 2018. As a documentary, the film made an distinctive mark on the summer season field workplace that 12 months grossing $14.05M.

Participant’s Jeff Skoll, Diane Weyermann and Elise Pearlstein govt produced, together with Peggy Drexler.

Selection first reported the information.

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