Cinedigm Releases Award-Winning Documentary 'Opeka' as Fandor Exclusive

Director Cam Cowan's award-winning documentary of the life and work of Nobel Peace Prize nominee Father Pedro Opeka has its North American premiere on indie streaming service, Fandor.

Cinedigm, the leading independent streaming company super-serving enthusiast fan bases, announced today that it has secured all North American rights to Opeka, the inspirational documentary from acclaimed director Cam Cowan (Madagasikara).

The film finds Nobel Peace Prize nominee Father Pedro Opeka, an iron-willed Argentine priest, instilling hope in an entire nation by teaching people living in Madagascar's largest landfill to build a highly functional city in the capital of their failing African country.

Director and cinematographer Cam Cowan is also known as the director of the multi-award-winning documentary, documentary, Madagasikara (2018), the story of three resilient women fighting for the survival of their families amidst political instability and crushing poverty.

The premiere of Opeka marks the latest Cinedigm acquisition in a series of titles released exclusively on Fandor, the Company's streaming service dedicated to the elevation of independent, international, documentary, and classic films.  

Recent releases on Fandor have included Our Father, the feature debut of director-writer-actor Bradley Grant Smith, which premiered at SXSW earlier this year. Highly anticipated exclusives coming to Fandor later this year include the ensemble comedy Distancing Socially, which features an all-star cast led by Alan Tudyk (Resident Alien) and Sarah Levy (Schitt's Creek) and the daring psychological thriller Into Schrodinger's Box, about a woman struggling with the loneliness and isolation of quarantine.

Opeka is now available to stream on Fandor, available via desktop, iOS, Android, Roku, YouTube TV, and Amazon. For more information, visit


Kerry Ryan

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Source: Fandor