Icarus Films announced this past week that documentary filmmaker Justin Webster’s Gabo: The Creation of Gabriel García Márquez, loving tribute to the life of Nobel Prize in Literature-winner Gabriel “Gabo” García Márquez, has been added to its May 10 DVD release calendar.
Already in place on that date is director Marianne Lambert’s I Don't Belong Here: The Cinema of Chantal Akerman.
Gabo: The Creation of Gabriel García Márquez had a very limited arthouse run during the fall of last year that generated ticket sales of $14,796 and arrives with an ARR of 221 days.
The Colombian-born literary giant, who was affectionately known as simply Gabo, was a journalist, a screenwriter (a Silver Ariel-winner for his 1979 screenplay, El Ano de La Peste (aka: The Year of the Plague) and renown author, whose works include the best-selling “One Hundred Years of Solitude” (for which he won the Nobel Prize) and “Love in the Time of Cholera.”
Gabo: The Creation of Gabriel García Márquez is presented in Spanish with English subtitles and features interviews with president Bill Clinton and biographer Gerald Martin.