The theatrical department at PBS Distribution offers audiences and educators the highest quality documentary and narrative films through custom built theatrical, non-theatrical, and awards campaigns, including the Academy Award® nominated documentary ABACUS: SMALL ENOUGH TO JAIL, directed by Steve James, and critical darling and audience favorite DOLORES, directed by Peter Bratt.

Other notable titles include BLACK PANTHERS: VANGUARD OF THE REVOLUTION, directed by Stanley Nelson, OKLAHOMA CITY, directed by Barak Goodman, COMMAND AND CONTROL, directed by Robert Kenner, and BILL NYE: SCIENCE GUY, directed by David Alvarado and Jason Sussberg. Upcoming releases include DARK MONEY, directed by Kimberley Reed, and THE CHAPERONE, directed by Michael Engler.
For information on submitting a program for theatrical distribution, please contact our head of theatrical distribution, Erin Owens, at