Greenwich Entertainment has acquired the U.S. distribution rights to the documentary characteristic Kenny Scharf: When Worlds Collide. The movie is slated to debut in theaters and on digital platforms throughout the nation on April 23.
The docu, which marks the directorial debut characteristic from Max Basch and Malia Scharf, made its world premiere final yr at SXSW. Revamped 11 years, the docu takes a take a look at the lifetime of artist Kenny Scharf and options interviews and uncommon archival footage with Scharf, Andy Warhol, Jean-Michel Basquiat, Keith Haring, Ed Ruscha, Dennis Hopper, Yoko Ono, Kaws, Marilyn Minter, and Jeffrey Deitch.
When Scharf arrived in New York Metropolis within the early 1980s, he shortly befriended Keith Haring and Jean-Michel Basquiat. This trio modified the face of the artwork world with their works. Whereas Basquiat and Haring each died tragically younger, Scharf lived via cataclysmic shifts in New York Metropolis and the artwork world. Regardless of setbacks alongside the best way, Scharf continues to comply with his explicit high-tone, technicolor creative imaginative and prescient whereas rising public and important appreciation for his earlier work has cemented his place as a pop artwork icon.
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“We’re very excited to be partnering with Greenwich to launch what has been a labor of affection, full of hope, optimism and a splash of colour,” stated Scharf and Basch. “We sit up for folks having the chance to observe the movie and bask within the fantastical world that’s Kenny Scharf.”
Kenny Scharf: When Worlds Collide was produced by David Koh (Kusama: Infinity, Jean-Michel Basquiat: The Radiant Baby) in affiliation with Govt Producer Dan Braun and Submarine Leisure and Govt Producers Simone Haggiag, Giancarlo Canavesio, David Beal, Sarah E. Johnson, Larry Mullen Jr., Ann Acheson, Troy Craig Poon, Ryan Brooks, Brandon Chen, and Andy Whittaker. Michael Park is a Co-Govt Producer. The movie has been offered to Movies We Like in Canada, NonStop Leisure in Scandinavia, and Wished Movies in Italy.
Greenwich’s Ed Arentz negotiated the take care of producer and gross sales agent David Koh.