Phase 4 Filmss has acquired North American rights to the film, which aired on Showtime on October 11, and is planning a theatrical release for Summer 2014.
The doc follows the hip-hop superstar as he plans a huge two-day music festival featuring a slew of music’s biggest stars, including Pearl Jam, Run DMC, The Hive, Passion Pit, Calvin Harris, Janelle Monae and Skrillex. Nearly 80,000 people attended the Philadelphia event, curated and headlined by Jay Z.
CAA brokered the U.S. rights deal on behalf of the filmmakers. Canadian rights were handled by The Exchange.
Made in America premiered at the 2013 Toronto Film Festival and was produced by Imagine Entertainment, Marcy Media and RadicalMedia, in association with Participant Media.
The film has already made it’s debut on Showtime. In case you missed it, check out the trailer for the film below