The Citizen, Starring Agnes Bruckner and Khaled Nabawy, Will Screen at AFM
3K Pictures announces today that veteran sales agent Mimi Steinbauer and her company Radiant Films International is handling all worldwide rights excluding North America to director Sam Kadi's debut drama THE CITIZEN. Previously, Steinbauer has handled international sales on titles such as Academy Award winning THE HURT LOCKER, GHOSTRIDER: SPIRIT OF VENGEANCE 3D, BLUE VALENTINE and the box office phenomenon LORD OF THE RINGS trilogy. THE CITIZEN was produced by Kadi, Chris Wyatt (NAPOLEON DYNAMITE) and Alan Noel Vega, with Ameer Kabour executive producing. The film is currently scheduled to screen for distributors at the upcoming American Film Market after the international premiere at the Abu Dhabi Film Festival on October 14th.
THE CITIZEN tells the story of an Arab immigrant named Ibrahim (played by celebrated Egyptian actor Khaled Nabawy from FAIR GAME) who wins the American green card lottery, arriving in New York City on September 10th, 2001. In addition to Nabawy, the film's cast includes Agnes Bruckner (BLOOD AND CHOCOLATE, THE WOODS), William Atherton (GHOSTBUSTERS, THE LAST SAMURAI) and Cary Elwes (THE PRINCESS BRIDE, NEW YEAR'S EVE).
Recently, Agnes Bruckner was cast as Anna Nicole Smith in Lifetime's original movie THE ANNA NICOLE STORY.
Additionally, THE CITIZEN will be an Official Selection at this year's Hollywood Film Festival, also in October. The festival, which starts October 18th, encompasses five days of screenings at ArcLight Cinemas Hollywood and culminates with the prestigious Hollywood Film Awards Gala on October 22nd.
THE CITIZEN recently won the Best Ensemble Cast Award and the Mass Impact Award at the 28th Boston Film Festival. To see the trailer, and for additional information about the film, please visit THE CITIZEN website: