“Richard Linklater: Dream is Destiny” headed to PBS

Richard Linklater and Louis Black

Richard Linklater and Louis Black

“American Masters,” the PBS documentary series about the lives of creatives in various fields, has nabbed the broadcast rights to Louis Black and Karen Bernstein’’s “Richard Linklater: Dream is Destiny,” which screened Tuesday afternoon at the Sundance Film Festival, Variety reported. Theatrical and video-on-demand rights are still available.

Also of note in the story: WNET is launching a theatrical label American Masters Pictures, which will try to get into theaters documentaries that are co-produced by “American Masters.” The goal is to provide a conduit for “Masters”-produced docs to have some sort of theatrical run.

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