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Array Releasing Acquires Directorial Debuts From Two South Asian Ladies Filmmakers; ‘Definition Please’ by Sujata Day And ‘Donkeyhead’ by Agam Darshi


EXCLUSIVE: Array Releasing has acquired two new characteristic movies from rising South Asian feminine administrators: Agam Darshi’s Donkeyhead, and Sujata Day’s Definition Please. The corporate has acquired distribution rights to each movies within the U.S., UK, Australia and New Zealand, with the extra territory of Canada for Definition Please. Each movies will debut January 21 on Netflix.

“Array Releasing is proud to distribute the work of Sujata Day and Agam Darshi, two promising South Asian ladies filmmakers who each wrote, directed and star of their directorial debuts,” Array president Tilane Jones mentioned. “Definition Please and Donkeyhead superbly showcase the dynamic expertise of their creators whereas sharing the oftentimes humorous dynamics of custom and tradition that movie lovers of every kind can relate to, respect and have a good time.”

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Definition Please follows Monica (Day), a former Scripps spelling bee champion who should reconcile together with her estranged brother when he returns dwelling to assist care for his or her sick mom. The movie stars, and is written, produced and directed by Day, and likewise options Ritesh Rajan (Russian Doll), Anna Khaja (The Strolling Lifeless: World Past), Jake Choi (Single Dad and mom) and Lalaine (Lizzie McGuire), with LeVar Burton (Studying Rainbow) and Maya Kapoor. The movie is produced by Cameron Fife, Datari Turner, Ritesh Rajan and government producers Hiren C. Surti, Ahmad Cory Jubran, Rey Cuerdo, Dan Evans III, Mindy Kaling, Lamont Magee and Deric A. Hughes.

Donkeyhead, a time period of endearment utilized by Punjabi dad and mom in direction of their youngsters, stars its writer-director Darshi as Mona, a failed author who carves out a lifetime of isolation whereas caring for her ailing Sikh father. When he suffers a debilitating stroke, her three profitable siblings present up on her doorstep decided to take management of the state of affairs. The movie stars Darshi, Kim Coates (Sons of Anarchy), Sandy Sidhu (Legends of Tomorrow), Stephen Lobo (Arrow), Huse Madhavji (Schitt’s Creek), Marvin Ishmael (Degrassi: The Subsequent Technology) and Balinder Johal (Beeba Boys).

The acquisitions had been negotiated by Gordon Bobb of Del, Shaw, Moonves, Tanaka, Finkelstein, and Lezcano on behalf of Array; producers Darshi, Anand Ramayya and Kelly Balon on behalf of Donkeyhead; and Sean Pope of Ramo Legislation on behalf of Definition Please.

Day is repped by WME and Myman Greenspan, and Darshi is repped by Buchwald for literary, Gilbertson Leisure, Premiere Expertise Administration in Canada and Yorn Levine Barnes Krintzman Rubenstein Kohner Endlich & Gellman.

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