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Abigail Disney's Fork Movie Closed

Abigail Disney’s Fork Films, production house and funder, supporting titles including USA Dreams and Other Fairy Tales , Crip Camp and The Tale , are closed, The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed.

Minority employee positions (fewer than

) companies that emphasize impact-driven The documentary project has been terminated as a result of closure. Disney first informed employees of her decision in February, intending to shut down completely by September. Variety is the first to report news.

“After careful consideration, Abigail has decided to close Fork Films,” a representative said in a statement. “Several Falk film crews will continue to work on the distribution and impact of ‘The American Dream and Other Fairy Tales’ in the coming months. She intends to continue making films.”

Founded by Disney’s granddaughter in 2007. Roy O. Disney and doc filmmaker Gini Reticker ( missing in Brooks County, photographer ), co-founders of The Walt Disney Company, which produced several Works (including recent documentaries on The Disney Company, The American Dream and Other Fairy Tales , co-directed by Disney, and Dr. Phyllis Schlafly On Accountability ) and grants to many others. Beneficiaries of Fork Films funding include Oscar nominees Crip Camp, Strong Island and The Invisible War and Emmy nominees 1971 and Hot Girls Wanted.

Last month Disney self-released 1235076584 The American Dream and other fairy tales , after publicly alluding to the subject, criticized The Walt Disney Company for its treatment of its workers and the inequality of the U.S. economy that made the film difficult Sold to major publishers. Disney toldTHR when asked about release options for the film in January , “I knew it was a risk from the start, I just said, you make the best movie you can and hope for the best.”

This year Disney publicly supported away from the film she executive produced, Sundance into Jihad Rehab (now known as The UnRedacted), after some critics raised moral and representational questions about the film. Disney is no longer listed in the movie’s IMDb entry.

Level Forward, Disney’s entertainment company, focuses on titles that can inspire social change (it supports Slave Games, the Constitution’s My meaning and helper etc.) will continue as they are.

Rebecca Keegan contributed reporting.




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