Aug Sept 2016
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Strand acquires John Greyson's Proteus

Variety reports that Strand Releasing has acquired Proteus, the lastest film from out Canadian director John Greyson (Lilies, Zero Patience). The drama, set in early-18th-century South Africa, is loosely based on a real-life interracial gay love story between a black prisoner and a Dutch sailor. Proteus will play gay film festivals this summer in anticipation of a fall release.