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76 minutes, documentary, color, 2013

A film by Rob Kuhns

Featuring George A. Romero Gale Anne Hurd, Executive Producer, The Walking Dead Larry Fessenden, Filmmaker (The Last Winter, Beneath) • Mark Harris, Author, Pictures at a RevolutionElvis Mitchell, Film Critic, The New York Times & LA Weekly Sam Pollard, Emmy-Award Winning Filmmaker • Jason Zinoman, Film Critic & Author of Shock ValueBill Hinzman, Graveyard Zombie from NOTLD

Special Features • Extended Interview with George A. Romero (33 minutes) • Interview with George A. Romero at MoMA, June 16, 1970 (10 minutes) • Bill Hinzman and the World-Record-Breaking Monroeville Zombie Walk (7 minutes)

In 1968 a young college drop-out named George A. Romero directed Night of the Living Dead, a low budget horror film that shocked the world, became an icon of the counterculture, and spawned a zombie industry worth billions of dollars that continues to this day.

Birth of the Living Dead shows how Romero gathered an unlikely team of Pittsburghers - policemen, iron workers, teachers, ad-men, housewives and a roller-rink owner - to shoot a revolutionary guerrilla style film that went on to become a cinematic landmark, offering a profound insight into how our society worked in a singular time in American history.

"Riveting...glorious...jaw-dropping." - The Village Voice

“Rob Kuhns' marvelous doc about the making of Night of the Living Dead looks at all the ways one low-budget, flesh-eating horror movie changed the world. It's full of juicy anecdotes that detail how George A. Romero made necessity into the mother of nightmare invention. Grade: A.” - Entertainment Weekly

"Critic's Pick! Mr. Romero is a most agreeable raconteur.” - The New York Times

"Mesmerizing...I finally understand why I was not only scared out of my wits, but was simultaneously watching a cinematic breakthrough and cultural phenomenon. Birth of the Living Dead is immensely watchable and abundantly enlightening, with one ah-hah moment after another.” - Bill Moyers

"Filled with lively, candid interview clips with a jaunty Romero, plus smart chats with film critics, authors, filmmakers and others, 'Birth' efficiently tracks 'Night's' guerrilla-style production, roller-coaster theatrical release, wildly varied critical response and eventual status as a highly profitable -- if accidentally copyright-impaired -- cult classic.” - LA Times

UPC: 7-20229-91580-9 | Catalog #: FRF 915809D | SRP: $24.95 | Street Date: January 7

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80 minutes, fiction, color, 2013

A film by D.W. Young

Featuring Aya Cash (Mike Birbiglia's Sleepwalk With Me, Judd Apatow's upcoming Can A Song Save Your Life, Martin Scorsese's The Wolf of Wall Street); Khan Baykal (Tony Gilroy's Duplicity); Marceline Hugot (Julie & Julia, United 93, 30 Rock)

Special Features • Outtakes from The Happy House • D.W. Young's short film Not Interested • Hildie's Secret Blueberry Muffin Recipe

Their relationship on the rocks, a young Brooklyn couple heads to a remote bed & breakfast to work things out. But from the moment they arrive at The Happy House it's one disaster after another, and they soon begin to suspect they've wandered into a real life horror movie. Events escalate from weird to terrifying as they contend with the house's batty owner, her imposing son, a moody Swedish lepidopterist, a pedantic English professor, an extraordinarily rare butterfly, the world's best blueberry muffins, a .44 Magnum, a demented serial killer, and one very strict rulebook.

“Perversely unexpected humor! Director/Writer D.W. Young has created a puckishly diverting horror comedy with admirable poise and sneaky charm. A memorably weird cast make for some amazingly agreeable company.” - Film Journal

“Young pulls an impressive hat trick with a horror-comedy that's authentically misleading until a pivotal moment. It runs the tonal gamut from a Jarmuschian portrait of youthful stasis to a comedy of remarriage to a fish-out-of-water sitcom to a satire of contemporary America.” - Slant Magazine

“Likable! 30 Rock vet Marceline Hugot is indelible as the B&B's cheery proprietor.” - The Village Voice

“With a taut script that blends terror and comedy with a rather shockingly assured hand... The Happy House is chock full of interesting performances and, for those who go along for the ride visually (like this writer most certainly did), this will be a really great and perfectly toned thriller comedy.” - Criterion Cast

“A shocking success! A unique melding of light comedy and dark suspense, The Happy House is a pleasant and likable film that soars when D.W. Young focuses on playing with his audiences' expectations. Smart writing and a collection of wonderful performances.” - Daily Grindhouse

Packaged in a 100% Certified Green Forestry Practices Eco Pack

UPC: 7-20229-91562-5 | Catalog #: FRF 915625D | SRP: $24.95 | Street Date: January 7

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