Zeitgeist Films announced today that it has acquired Daniel Raim’s (Harold and Lillian: A Hollywood Love Story) FIDDLER’S JOURNEY TO THE BIG SCREEN, the inside story of Jewison’s quest to bring the beloved stage musical to the big screen. The film that Pauline Kael (The New Yorker) called “the most powerful movie musical ever made,” marks its 50th anniversary this November.
The documentary was directed, co-written, and produced by Academy Award-nominated filmmaker Daniel Raim, produced by Sasha Berman, and co-produced and co-written by Michael Sragow.
FIDDLER’S JOURNEY TO THE BIG SCREEN is slated for release in Spring 2022.
The deal for FIDDLER’S JOURNEY TO THE BIG SCREEN was negotiated by producers Daniel Raim and Sasha Berman and Richard Lorber on behalf of Zeitgeist.