Richie Mehta

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Richie Mehta’s Indian police drama scooped up by Netflix

The global streaming giant bought the rights to Mehta’s series New Delhi just ahead of its world premiere at Sundance.

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Baseballissimo adds new director

The long-gestating project from writers Jay Baruchel and Jesse Chabot is produced by A71 and Gefilter Productions.

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Organic Panic hits The Brand New One

Why Zoomer Media topped up its original Canadian programming with the Richie Mehta-directed doc series.

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Richie Mehta’s Siddharth wins top Beijing festival award

The Canada-India coproduction picked up the Tiantan award at the Chinese festival’s fourth edition.

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Palm Springs plans Canadian cinema spotlight

The latest films by Bruce LaBruce, Sebastien Pilote and Denis Villeneuve will screen at the California festival as part of a Spotlight on Canadian Cinema sidebar.

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TIFF13 Reel Reviews: Siddharth

Strong storytelling and an authentic vision of India set director Richie Mehta’s latest feature off on a fine start to market, says film critic Thom Ernst.

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Fortissimo acquires worldwide rights to Siddharth

Richie Mehta’s second film will first be shopped to foreign buyers at Venice and Toronto.

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Dolan film to bow in competition at Venice

And Bruce LaBruce’s Gerontophilia joins Richie Mehta’s Siddharth in the festival’s Venice Days independent sidebar (Dolan pictured).