DIGITAL PLATFORMS BOOST DOCUMENTARY FINANCING

Theatrical documentaries are a risky financial proposition at best. Few have major theatrical runs. However, 2018 saw several exceptional releases garner multimillion-dollar grosses domestically, demonstrating the genre's cyclical ability to appeal and compete in a crowded field. Five documentaries are among 2018's top 100 box office grossers: Focus Features' "Won't You Be My Neighbor?" ($22.6 […]

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Focus Features PhotoFocus Features: Focus Features is the art house films division of NBCUniversal, and acts as both a producer and distributor for its own films and a distributor for foreign films.