The deal was struck by Paul Hudson, president of Outsider Pictures, and Miguel Govea, along with Brett Walker, of Alief, as world sales consultants for the filmmakers.
Outsider and Strand will give “Sequestrada” a theatrical run in select cities starting with Los Angeles and New York on Nov. 15. A VOD and DVD release follows on Dec. 17.
“Sequestrada” marks the debut feature of McCormick, a climate change expert and producer who credits include segments of the Emmy-winning Showtime series “The Year of Living Dangerously.” She co-directs and co-writes with Soopum Sohn (“Island to Island”).
It introduces Kamodjara Xipaia as the 13-year-old daughter of an Arara chieftain who is captured by sex traffickers. Her only hope of rescue is the American banker (Blake Nelson) behind the construction of the massive