Pure Flix scores deals on ‘Do You Believe?’

logo (1)EXCLUSIVE: The US faith-based entertainment company has closed a raft of sales on its slate led by Do You Believe?, the recent US release and follow-up to the breakout God’s Not Dead.

Rights have gone in Brazil and Latin America (California Filmes), Canada (Mongrel), South Africa (Times Media Films) and Poland (Kino Swiat).

Mira Sorvino, Cybill Shepherd and Sean Astin are among the cast on Do You Believe?, Jon Gunn’s ensemble drama about a group of people searching for faith and forgiveness.

Vice-president of international sales and distribution Ron Gell is fielding multiple offers from Eastern Europe, South Korea and Indonesia.

Gell also licensed South African rights to CMD on God’s Not Dead, Black Rider and Mission Air.

Two films sold in Spain, with Art-Mood acquiring Finding Normal and CorbiMedia taking Taken By Grace.

Camp Harlow went to Life Media for Poland and KSM for Germany, while MIG acquired Book Of Daniel and Book Of Esther in Germany.

Pureflix is exploring output deals with several buyers on the slate, which includes Woodlawn, which will open in the US on 1,500 screens on October 16 and centres on a 1970s school afflicted by racism.

The roster includes Faith Of Our Fathers, which screened in the market, as well as Old-Fashioned.