Factory Media acquires international distribution rights to 'I Am Thalente'
Astory about Thalente Biyela who escaped the abusive hands of his stepfather age nine making a skate park in South Africa his home.
After a great start to year with The Indestructibles which has been picked up by a string of international broadcasters including BBC WW, Discovery Italy and Network 10 in Australia, Factory Media has added new programming to its action sports offering.
Factory’s latest acquisition is LA Film Festival’s audience award-winning “I Am Thalente".
“I Am Thalente" is a story about Thalente Biyela who escaped the abusive hands of his stepfather age nine making a skate park in South Africa his home. We follow his journey from the streets to professional skateboarding in America as he struggles to rise above circumstance and find a place for himself in this world.
Factory is representing the feature length and TV versions of the film to worldwide territories outside of the US.
The film was released on iTunes in the US The 13th May 2016