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New Releases Calendar for May 7
- Everybody Knows
- The Head Hunter
- The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part
- Permanent Green Light
- The Prodigy
- To Dust
- What Men Want
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.
“Ferrante Fever” Documentary on Mysterious Author Elena Ferrante Available June 4 from Kino Lorber and Greenwich EntertainmentKino Lorber and Greenwich Entertainment have announced the release of Ferrante Fever (DVD: $29.95), slated for June 4. With over 10 million copies of her "Neapolitan Novels" sold in over 50 countries, Elena Ferrante is a global literary sensation. She…
- On May 28, First Run Features will release To a More Perfect Union (DVD: $19.95), which tells a story of love, marriage, and a fight for equality. Directed by Donna Zaccaro, the film chronicles two unlikely heroes, octogenarian Edie Windsor…
- Some of the biggest U.S. sports stars come under harsh scrutiny in the eye-opening and darkly funny documentary Screwball (DVD: $24.98), which will be available from Greenwich Entertainment on June 4. Recounting the high-profile doping scandal that rocked Major League…
- On May 14, First Run Features will release Guilty Until Proven Guilty (DVD: $19.95), which explores Louisiana’s criminal justice system. Spotlighted is the story of Tim Conerly, a young African American man who was arrested in the wake of an…
- 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…
Bi-Weekly Selection Guide to Upcoming Releases for May 28 & May 21
- 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.