AFM 2017 - GRAVITAS VENTURES ACQUIRES U.S. RIGHTS TO KYLE RIDEOUT’S ‘PUBLIC SCHOOLED’ STARRING JUDY GREER
Kaleidoscope Film Distribution (KFD)and XYZ Films announced today that Gravitas Ventures has acquired multiple territories, including the U.S., Australia and South Africa to Kyle Rideout’s Public Schooled. The comedy stars Judy Greer, Daniel Doheny, Siobhan Williams, and Russell Peters, and recently made its World Premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival. Gravitas will release the film theatrically in the U.S. in late Q1/early Q2 2018, and Kaleidoscope Entertainment will release the film theatrically in the UK.
Based on an original script co-written by Rideout and Josh Epstein, Public Schooled follows socially awkward Liam (Doheny), who has been homeschooled his entire life. When he falls in love with a popular one-legged girl (Williams), he abandons his mother’s (Greer) suffocating love and enrolls in public school, getting a crash course in sex, drugs and social mayhem. Epstein produced the film, with Adam Folk co-producing and Justine Whyte executive producing.