The Sundance Channel has bought the rights to the controversial bestiality documentary Zoo. They have also purchased the rights to a number of other smaller film titles, including Tony Kaye's abortion documentary Lake of Fire and the French film A Curtain Raiser.

Zoo Trailer

Maybe the weirdest purchase on behalf of the Sundance Channel is Celluloid/Dreammachine's Brand Upon the Brain. According to Variety, Guy Maddin's ambitious silent film was meant to be screened with live music and readings.

Sundance general manager Luara Michalchyshyn stated, "We're the benefactor of the changing landscape. We're buying first run features and docs that previously wouldn't have been available to us."

There is no word yet on when the Sundance Channel will premiere Zoo. All you horse aficionados will just have to wait and see.

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