ro*co films international

ro*co films international was founded by Annie Roney and is a leading international and educational distributor of documentary films and is co-curator of the OWN Documentary Film Club (Oprah Winfrey Network). ro*co films is respected and renowned worldwide in international documentary distribution.

What do we do?

As documentary distributors, ro*co films licenses documentary films to the international market, the US educational market, and, through our partnership with the OWN Documentary Film Club, the US broadcast market.

International Documentary Distribution: ro*co films maintains strong relationships with international broadcasters and theatrical distributors to license documentaries around the world.
Educational Documentary Distribution: (www.rocoeducational.com/) ro*co films develops an educational sales strategy that connects a documentary film to the professors, librarians and teachers most likely to be interested in purchasing the US educational rights.
OWN Documentary Film Club: (www.oprah.com/own/) ro*co films Co-curates the OPRAH WINFREY NETWORK (OWN) Documentary Film Club. ro*co films reviews all submissions for the club and selects films for consideration by OWN’s Chief Creative Officer, Lisa Erspamer and Documentary Club curator Rosie O’Donnell.

Founded by Annie Roney in 2000, ro*co films, international documentary distributors, remains committed to finding audiences around the world for the best documentaries of our day. With eight Oscar-nominated and or/winning documentary films under our watch, as well as a slate of award-winning film festival documentaries, ro*co films has earned the trust and respect of both the filmmaking community and the people who give their films a platform. ro*co films has the privilege of providing documentary film distribution for a wonderful community of well-respected documentary filmmakers, including among others, Morgan Spurlock (www.morganspurlock.com/), Alex Gibney (www.jigsawprods.com/), Ross Kauffman, Janet Cole, Annie Sundberg, Ricki Stern, Heidi Ewing and Rachel Grady.

Who are we?

Annie Roney—Founder & Managing Director
Cristine Dewey & Julie Campfield—International Documentary Film Distribution
Sue Turley—Oprah Winfrey Network (OWN), OWN Documentary Film Club
Kristin Cooney—Educational Documentary Film Distribution

We are our films.

ro*co films are honored to represent a collection of documentaries that inspire and entertain. Documentary films can connect us to human experiences well beyond the boundaries of our own, and the films we choose to work with transport us to new places and persuade us that they possess the power to do the same for audiences around the world.

What films do we represent and distribute?

ro*co films are the international and educational documentary distributors for the following films:

ro*co films / Oprah Winfrey Network (OWN), OWN DOCUMENTARY FILM CLUB

Becoming Chaz
Crime After Crime
Family Affair
Life 2.0
Louder than a Bomb
Miss Representation
Most Valuable Players
No Woman, No Cry
One Lucky Elephant
65 Red Roses
Sons of Perdition

ro*co films EDUCATIONAL Documentary Distributors

A Small Act
Budrus
Miss Representation
Pray the Devil Back to Hell
Surviving Hitler: A Love Story

ro*co films INTERNATIONAL Documentary Distributors

A Small Act
Abduction: The Megumi Yokota Story
Ahead of Time
Art of the Steal
Billy the Kid
Boogie Man: The Lee Atwater Story
Born Into Brothels
Budrus
Bulletproof Salesman
Client 9: The Rise and Fall of Eliot Spitzer
Connected: An Autoblogographry about Love, Death & Technology
Crawford
Crime After Crime
The Devil Came On Horseback
The Dhamma Brothers
Earth Made of Glass
Election Day
The English Surgeon
Everything’s Cool
The Fall of Fujimori
Family Affair
Fightville
Fixer: The Taking of Ajmal Naqshbandi
Future of Food
The Garden
Girls Rock
Gunner Palace
Home of the Brave
Hoop Dreams
How Democracy Works Now: Twelve Stories
How to Fold a Flag
The Imaginary Line
In A Dream
Inside the Kingdom
Jesus Camp
Joan Rivers: A Piece of Work
John and Jane
The Judge and the General
Justice Must be Seen
Kassim the Dream
Kevorkian
Kids + Money
The Last Mountain
Life 2.0
Lioness
Methadonia
Milking the Rhino
My Perestroika
No End In Sight
No Impact Man
Orgasm Inc.
Our Summer in Tehran
Out of the Ashes
Parallel Lines
Plagues and Pleasures on the Salton Sea
Pray the Devil Back to Hell
The Prisoner Or: How I Planned to Kill Tony Blair
Project Kashmir
Promises
Queen of the Sun
Regret to Inform
Sergio
Sex Positive
Shadow Billionaire
Sons of Cuba
State of Security (S.O.S)
Still Bill
Street Fight
The Tillman Story
Tierney Gearon: The Mother Project
Torturing Democracy
Vidal Sassoon The Movie
We Are Together (Thina Simunye)
The Weather Underground
Well-Founded Fear
What Would Jesus Buy?
When Adnan Comes Home

Contact

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Sausalito, CA 94965

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