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58 minutes, documentary, color, Spanish w/ English subtitles, 2011

A film by Sylvie Collier

Identical triplets Angel, César and Marcos, age 11, are passionate about becoming ballet dancers. And they all want the same thing: to be picked for a role in an important ballet in Havana, Cuba. Who will be chosen?

Their teachers at the world-renowned National Ballet School of Cuba say all three have the talent, potential and determination needed to become great dancers. Training at the School, where thousands compete for coveted places, is rigorous and demanding. Only the best students are selected to go on to master the robust and expressive style that distinguishes Cuban ballet.

Filmmaker Sylvie Collier was granted extraordinary access inside the ballet school and at home with the triplets. Her film offers a rare perspective on what it takes to achieve professional success in the context of Cuba’s surprising international impact in developing great dancers.

As the triplets prepare for a chance to make their debut on stage at Havana's celebrated Grand Theatre, they receive an unexpected visit from ballet superstar José Carreño. He tells them to pursue their dream just as he did as a boy growing up in Havana.

“Fabulous! The boys couldn't have been better subjects. How miraculous that they are not only photogenic, but talented, devoted, yet still child-like. It is such a wonderful film!” - Dancing Times

Packaged in a 100% Certified Green Forestry Practices Eco Pack

UPC: 7-20229-91582-3 | Catalog #: FRF 915823D | SRP: $24.95 | Street Date: February 4

110 minutes, fiction, color, French w/ English subtitles, 2008

A film by Philippe Falardeau (Academy Award nominated director of Monsieur Lazhar)

Leon is not like most 10-year-olds. This innocent looking boy with an overly fertile imagination is a young hellion, a consummate liar and thief well-versed in breaking and entering his neighbors' homes and running away from his own. His explosively dysfunctional family reaches new levels of lunacy when Mom decides to pack her bags to start a new life in Greece. Leon is prepared to do anything to kill the pain of it all, from destroying the neighbors' homes to even, why not, falling in love with best friend Lea. Together, they will overcome the pain of growing up when you feel abandoned.

“A resonant coming-of-age story with elements of dark humor and childhood whimsy.”
- The Globe and Mail

“Unforgettable. Many funny moments!” - Toronto Star

“A quirky coming-of-age story...there are many layers to this intriguing story.” - Reeling Reviews

“Darkly comic with unbearable tension and an unforgettable main character. The cinematography is stellar...the casting is also quite fantastic.” - Twitch Film

“Often very funny...when it's not heartbreaking.” - Jam! Movies

Packaged in a 100% Certified Green Forestry Practices Eco Pack

UPC: 7-20229-91581-6 | Catalog #: FRF 915816D | SRP: $24.95 | Street Date: February 4

75 minutes, documentary, color, 2010

A film by Kathy Douglas

Meet 16 extraordinary Sedona women whose stories teach, entertain and inspire.

This gorgeous visual investigation by Sedona resident Kathy Douglas is an exploration of the basic belief that wisdom is everywhere. The film highlights 16 extraordinary Sedona women whose stories teach, entertain and inspire. Through stunning cinematography that reveals the breathtaking and mystical red rocks of Sedona, music that lifts the spirit, and monologues from women of different lifestyles, this art piece/documentary gives us an experience that inspires the humanity in us all.

"When we tell our pieces of the story it reminds someone of their piece of the story, eventually the whole story gets told and we remember we are part of the whole" (Lou Adams).

“An inspiring reminder of the wisdom that comes from sharing our story with others. It opened up my heart...I surrendered at last to a few tears. A must see film!” - Tantra Gal

UPC: 7-00261-35467-5 | Catalog #: FRF 354675D | SRP: $24.95 | Street Date: February 4

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