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About Us

Area 23a Films produces and distributes films that inspire and captivate global audiences. The company collaborates with filmmakers, leading media companies, and brands to make this happen. Tapping into an ocean of distribution and marketing experience, Area 23a designs and executes highly effective film campaigns that factor in current market conditions and long-term "doc" brand-building opportunities. In addition, we are a leader in-theatre and virtual "event" distribution, connecting filmmakers with highly curated worldwide audiences. 

Select company distribution credits include the 2020 box office hit, Fantastic Fungi, directed by Louie Schwartzberg, the Academy Award-nominated Glen Campbell… I'll Be Me directed by James Keach, #1 iTunes best-seller, HEAL directed by Kelly Noonan Gores, fan-favorite, Revenge of the Electric Car directed by Chris Paine and the Oscar shortlist documentary, Soundtrack for a Revolution directed by Bill Guttentag and Dan Sturman.


Kirt Eftekhar


Kirt founded Area 23a with one mission in mind: to combine over two decades of expertise in producing, financing, and theatrical distribution with vitally important event-driven and issue-based documentaries. Kirt has been involved in the distribution of over 100 documentaries. The films achieve critical and commercial success through traditional theatrical distribution, privately-hosted events, sponsored nationwide tours, virtual screening events and worldwide sales.

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