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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; critical darling and audience favorite DOLORES, directed by Peter Bratt; and FOR SAMA, directed by Waad al-Kateab and Edward Watts, awarded the Prix L’Œil d’Or for Best Documentary at the 2019 Cannes Film Festival.

Other notable titles include WOODSTOCK: THREE DAYS THAT DEFINED A GENERATION, directed by Barak Goodman; THE CHAPERONE, directed by Michael Engler; DARK MONEY, directed by Kimberly Reed; CHARM CITY, directed by Marilyn Ness; 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.

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