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Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Netflix pays $10 million for Sundance narrative, Knock Down the House, including Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

Netflix has procured the rights to grant winning Sundance narrative Knock Down the House, highlighting the crusades of US Congresswoman and Democrat Alexandia Ocasio-Cortez and three other ladies hopefuls. As indicated by Deadline, the spilling administration paid $10 million, evaluated to be the "greatest narrative deal". 

Other than Ocasio-Cortez, other dynamic legislators are Cori Bush, Amy Vilela, and Paula Jean Swearengin. 

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Chicago Tribune reports that the film was initially subsidized by a kickstarter battle, raising $28,000. 

The movie is coordinated by Rachel Lears and created by Lears, Robin Blotnick, and Sarah Olson. 

Lears in a public statement stated, "We are excited to join forces with Netflix on the arrival of Knock Down the House. This stage will enable us to contact enormous groups of onlookers around the world, including watchers who may not for the most part watch autonomous documentaries. We're likewise extremely eager to work with Netflix on a crusade to start more extensive social discussions about our popular government and how it can keep on developing." 

Thump Down the House won Festival Favorite Award at the current year's Sundance Film Festival. Ocasio-Cortez was intended to go to the film's screening however was not able make it on account of the administration shutdown yet showed up by means of video meeting, composes HuffPost. 

Due date further reports that Knock Down the House was one of the numerous documentaries that were sold for millions at Sundance. Other incorporate Hulu's buy of The Untitled Amazing Johnathan Documentary for $2 million, Netflix securing American Factory for $3 million, Natgeo's $3 million arrangement for Leonardo DiCaprio-delivered Sea of Shadows, among others.

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