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Written by Jeremy Burns   
Monday, 21 April 2014 09:38 AM EDT

WORDEntertainment-webCurb Entertainment will distribute Word Entertainment’s faith-based films outside of the U.S. under a new agreement.  The inaugural slate of films will be showcased at the 2014 Cannes Film Market in Cannes, France and includes The Perfect SummerMy Name Is PaulThe Trail (Let God)Hope for Hurting HeartsMother India, Season of a Lifetime and Veil of Tears.

“There is an enormous and growing market for films that provide wholesome family entertainment, and Word Entertainment proudly offers thought-provoking films that tell stories of faith, hope, love and redemption,” said Rod Riley, president and CEO, Word Entertainment. “I am thrilled that we are partnering with Carole Curb and Curb Entertainment to expand our reach and bring these great works to audiences around the world.”

Curb Entertainment will handle international sales and marketing for films in the partnership and will maintain a presence at major film festivals and markets.

“We are proud to build upon a very successful relationship between Word and Curb by having the opportunity to work directly on the exciting films that Rod Riley and his team have assembled,” said Curb Entertainment President Carole Curb. “Our company has had a 30-year history of film distribution, and we are excited to join with Word in the sales and marketing of its films.”

Recently, Word Entertainment has continued to expand its reach and offerings in Christian entertainment beyond music and film, including by becoming the only Christian content company to have booking, live events and strategic partnerships divisions in-house. Through this division, Word launched The Bible: Son of God Tour 2014, which features footage from The Bible miniseries and Son of God coupled with special effects and live performances from Francesca Battistelli, Sidewalk Prophets, Natalie Grant and other Word artists.

 

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