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HBO Documentary Films Secures Rights to 'The Union'

HBO Documentary Films has acquired the domestic TV rights to The Union from Vinyl Films.

The film will debut on HBO in January 2012. Deal terms were not disclosed.

The Union, directed by Cameron Crowe, documents the composing and recording process of Elton John and Leon Russell's collaborative 2010 album. The film was produced by Crowe and Michelle Panek and executive produced by Johnny Barbis. It premiered at the 2011 Tribeca Film Festival.