According to The Hollywood Reporter, Strand Releasing has picked up the North American rights to John G. Young's Rivers Wash Over Me.

The story follows a 15-year-old from Brooklyn who gets sent to live with his aunt in rural Alabama.

Starring in the film are Darien Sills-Evans, Derrick L. Middleton and Elizabeth Dennis.

Rivers Wash Over Me will have a limited theatrical release later this year.

Evan Jacobs