Nas' Music Documentary "Time Is Illmatic" Goes Global at Cannes

Tue, May 20, 2014 at 11:13 AM by User 4 Comments


After a successful run at this year's Tribeca Film Festival and the acquisition of the North American rights to the film being purchased recently, Nas' "Time Is Illmatic" is now set to premier globally. The documentary, written by Erik Parker and directed by One9, chronicles the creation of “Illmatic,” the 1994 debut album by Nas. The film has been a widely recognized and well received at the Cannes film market, closing deals in Australia, most regions of Europe, and Japan with assistance from David Koh, Dan Braun and Josh Braun of Submarine Entertainment. In total, Submarine Entertainment has announced deals at Cannes for Australia/New Zealand (Madman Entertainment), the U.K. (Dogwoof), Germany (NFP films), Italy (Feltrinelli), Japan (Parco) and Scandinavia (NonStop Entertainment).

Although further details about the film's international release have not been released, North American viewers can expect the film's release this October in theaters as well as on Video On Demand.  

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  1. JAFTA avatar

    On Fri, May 30, 2014 at 10:10 PM, JAFTA said:

    Son of God

  2. Jewel avatar

    On Fri, May 23, 2014 at 5:50 PM, Jewel said:


  3. Nisha avatar

    On Fri, May 23, 2014 at 3:41 AM, Nisha said:

    Congratulations Nas..This is a awesome accomplishment and blessing! Its been great to see the ILLMATIC rebirth in 2014..ready for that new album tho :)

  4. G Kim avatar

    On Tue, May 20, 2014 at 7:56 PM, G Kim said:

    As soon as it's released, Nas.

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