Magazine article Screen International

Alex Gibney Doc 'No Stone Unturned' Pulled from Tribeca, Hot Docs

Magazine article Screen International

Alex Gibney Doc 'No Stone Unturned' Pulled from Tribeca, Hot Docs

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APRIL 16 UPDATE: Film reopens investigation into murder of six men in Northern Ireland pub in 1994.

Alex Gibney's No Stone Unturned will not receive its world premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival or play at Hot Docs after producers were obliged to pull it from the schedule at the eleventh hour due to legal issues.

The film investigates the unsolved killings in 1994 of six men in a Northern Ireland pub while they watched a World Cup football game.

"We were notified today from the producers of Alex Gibney's No Stone Unturned that there are outstanding legal issues surrounding the film and they will need to withdraw the documentary from the Festival," Tribeca brass said in a statement issued on Friday afternoon.

"We are very disappointed that audiences will not be able to see the film at Tribeca and we know Alex is equally disappointed that his film will not have its world premiere at the Festival."

Producer Trevor Birney of Fine Point Films said in a statement: "We are bitterly disappointed that as a result of ongoing legal issues relating to the subject matter of the film, No Stone Unturned (Director: Alex Gibney) is not yet ready to be screened at Tribeca 2017. …

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