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What you’ll find in the May/June 2019 issue of Video Librarian:
New documentaries on 1970s Jewish retirement life in Florida, a 14-year-old gourmet chef, Facebook’s dilemma, what happened to that banjo-playing kid in Deliverance, jihadists, pensions in peril, the world’s fastest animal, same-sex ballroom dancing, poetry in America, and more. Plus, books into movies, anime, music/dance, and 75-plus movie and TV series reviews.
- Aired on Masterpiece, PBS is releasing Les Misérables (DVD: 2 discs, $39.99; Blu-ray: 2 discs, $49.99), the 2018-19 BBC-produced miniseries adaptation of Victor Hugo’s iconic 1862 French historical novel. Directed by screenwriter Andrew Davies (Pride and Prejudice), this six-episode production…
Orwell’s “1984,” Jane Fonda in “Klute,” 30th Anniversary of “Do the Right Thing,” and Fassbinder Trilogy All Slated for July from CriterionCriterion's summer slate kicks off July 9 with Rainer Werner Fassbinder's career-crowning BRD Trilogy (Blu-ray: 3 discs, $99.95), which includes his female-centered commercial successes The Marriage of Maria Braun (1979), Veronika Voss (1982), and Lola (1981). Also coming July 9 is a…
- Coming at a moment of profound political and social crisis, What is Democracy? (DVD: $29.95) is slated for release on May 14 from Zeitgeist Films. Director Astra Taylor’s idiosyncratic philosophical journey takes viewers from ancient Athens' groundbreaking experiment in self-government…
- FilmRise has announced the upcoming release of Alex Jablonski and Kahlil Hudson’s immersive and cinematic feature-length documentary Wildland (DVD: $19.95, Blu-ray: $24.95), slated for April 30. Telling the story of a single wildland firefighting crew as they struggle with fear,…
- On April 2, Cinema Libre will release the documentary Jihadists (DVD: $19.95), filmed in French, English, Arabic, and Bambara. Banned in France (released as “Salafistes”), co-directors Lemine Ould Salem and François Margolin's Jihadists goes deep into the heart of the…
Bi-Weekly Selection Guide to Upcoming Releases for May 14 & May 7
- Criterion CollectionThe Criterion Collection is a continuing series of important classic and contemporary films, dedicated to preserving the greatest films from around the world in editions offering the highest technical quality and award-winning, original supplements.
- Film MovementFilm Movement distributes award-winning independent and foreign films--from new prizewinners out of top festivals, to thought-provoking documentaries, to classics by famed auteurs.
- First Run FeaturesFounded in 1979, First Run Features is one of the largest independent theatrical, home media and educational distributors in the United States, with over 400 titles in its library.
- Midwest TapeWe’re Midwest Tape, a library-trusted, 30-year provider of physical media/services; hoopla, our library-exclusive digital service, providing mobile/online video, music and books; and, Dreamscape, our in-house publishing arm.
- NCircle EntertainmentNCircle Entertainment is committed to providing Entertainment that Educates! NCircle’s award-winning children's DVDs offer entertainment designed to educate, excite, and engage your little one! www.NCircleEntertainment.com
- Oscilloscope LaboratoriesLaunched in 2008 by Adam Yauch (MCA of Beastie Boys), Oscilloscope Laboratories distributes unique independent films in theaters, on DVD, Blu-Ray, online streaming, and via osmosis.
- Passion River FilmsSince 1998, Passion River Films has been devoted to acquiring, distributing and representing unique independent films and documentaries. Visit us at www.passionriver.com.
- Strand ReleasingStrand Releasing, now entering its 26th year of distribution with over 300 films in its library, is committed to quality with director-driven U.S. and International features and documentaries.
- Vision VideoOffering quality wholesome videos: family, historical, inspirational and Christian programs. Over 1,900+ titles and growing. Order online and save. Satisfaction guaranteed.