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Netflix to Distribute Two New Indie Films

8 Jul, 2005 By: Holly J. Wagner

Netflix is distributing two new independent films.

Cinema Libre Studio inked a deal with Netflix to distribute actor/director Tim Robbins' filmed version of his Iraq war play, Embedded Live, a story about the war and the journalists who cover it. The filmed version was shot live during an off-Broadway run in New York.

Cinema Libre Studio will handle expanding nationwide distribution for the DVD and will add exclusive extras.

The title streets nationally Sept. 20 in honor of the International Day of Peace Sept. 21.

To date, Netflix has had the exclusive distribution rights to the DVD and has been promoting it to its members since late May.

Netflix will debut the indie drama The Girl From Monday starting July 19.

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