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Variety at Tribeca — 04.30


•Is it time for a fiesta? Variety‘s Dave McNary reports that Filmax has acquired international sales rights and theatrical rights for Spain to Simon Brand’s immigrant drama Paraiso Travel, while John Hopewell delivers news that IFC has picked up North American rights to the Spanish-language film Fermat’s Room.

•Melvin Van Peebles tells Variety that the plot of his film Confessionsofa Ex-Doofus-ItchyFooted Mutha is all in the title.

•Alissa Simon says the William H. Macy and Cheryl Hines vehicle Bart Got A Room is a refreshingly PG take on coming-of-age films like Superbad.

For more exclusive Tribeca news, check out Variety’s Festival Central.

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