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82 minutes, documentary, color, English & Krio w/English subtitles, 2011

A film by Sara Terry

Special Features • See How it Ends: Savage’s Apology • See The Impact: American Teens “Walk the Tok” • The Fambul Tok Process Explained • Filmmaker Bios • Get Involved

UPC: 7-20229-91484-0
Catalog #: FRF 914840D
SRP: $24.95 \ CAN. $27.95

Street Date: October 25


Filled with lessons for the West, FAMBUL TOK explores a culture that believes true justice lies in redemption and healing for individuals – and that forgiveness is the surest path to restoring dignity and building strong communities.

Victims and perpetrators of Sierra Leone’s brutal civil war come together for the first time in tradition-based truth-telling and forgiveness ceremonies. By reviving their ancient practice of fambul tok (family talk), Sierra Leoneans are building sustainable peace at the grass-roots level.

We are present in the most intimate of moments – at the bonfire where a rape victim pulls her perpetrator out of the crowd to hear his confession and apology; at the dramatic meeting between two previous best friends, the first time they have spoken in 17 years; when a haunted man admits to killing his friend’s father; on the search for a native son who killed 17 members of his own clan, so he could return and apologize for what he has done.

• Winner! Best Documentary, Fort Myers Film Festival
• Winner! Human Spirit Award, Nashville Film Festival
• Best of Fest! Global Social Change Film Festival
• Winner! SIGNIS Prize, World Catholic Association for Communication
• Named as one of the 12 Best Films at SXSW by Paste Magazine


Fambul Tok offers a home-grown approach to conflict resolution based on traditional practices where both the perpetrators and the victims have opportunity to publicly dialogue and come to terms even with the worst crimes committed.” - World Catholic Association for Communication (SIGNIS)

“Shocking, inspiring and engrossing. Moments of soul-searching that will not fail to move viewers. Director Sara Terry brings a career’s worth of journalism experience to this assured filmmaking debut.” - The Hollywood Reporter

“The film is beautifully shot, the tenderness, grief and guilt of victims and perpetrators bleed through Terry’s frames, blending in the act of forgiveness.” - The Jakarta Post



64 minutes, documentary, color, 2008

A film by Beatrice Alda & Jennifer Brooke

Special Features • Directors' Statement • Bios •Resource Guide • More

UPC: 7-20229-91486-4
Catalog #: FRF 914864D
SRP: $24.95 \ CAN. $27.95

Street Date: October 25


OUT LATE is an inspirational and moving documentary about five individuals who made the courageous and life-altering decision to come out as lesbian, gay, or transgender, after the age of 55.

Why did they wait until their 50’s, 60’s, or 70’s to come out? And what was the turning point that caused each of them to openly declare their sexuality? From Canada to Florida to Kansas, we explore what ultimately led these dynamic individuals to make the liberating choice to live openly and honestly amongst their family, friends and community, perhaps for the first time in their lives. Their stories prove it's never too late to be yourself.

• Winner! Best Documentary, Long Island Film Expo
• Winner! Best Documentary, Cinhomo, Spain


“Gives new meaning to ‘better late than never.’ A valuable film that could encourage young gays to live their lives without fear and secrets.” - Joy Behar, Host of The Joy Behar Show, Co-Host of The View

“Very moving - and so important.” - Gloria Steinem

“OUT LATE is a powerful documentary that reveals emotional, untold stories from a formerly silent generation. It’s a liberating experience watching this well-made film, for it teaches us that it’s never too late to seize the day and live your life to its fullest.”
Lauren Lazin, Executive Producer, MTV Networks

“I predict a straight audience will be attracted to this brilliant work, be instructed by it and recommend it to friends. The GLBT folk will want this film to live –well – forever!” - Phil Donahue

“Depicts both the rush involved in claiming one’s sexual identity and the fear that having waited so long might make real romance impossible.” - Boston Globe



Approx. 574 minutes on 6 discs, color

5 revealing documentaries about the art of filmmaking

UPC: 7-20229-91488-8
Catalog #: FRF 914888D
SRP: $79.95

Street Date: October 25


This collector's edition box set features the following 5 documentaries about the art of filmmaking:

Tales From the Script
Screenwriters ranging from newcomers to living legends share their triumphs and hardships in this probing, insightful, and often hilarious odyssey through the world of movie storytelling. By analyzing their triumphs and recalling their failures, the participants explain how successful writers develop the skills necessary for toughing out careers in Hollywood.

FEATURING: Shane Black (Lethal Weapon), John Carpenter (Halloween), Frank Darabont (The Shawshank Redemption), William Goldman (Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid), David Hayter (X-Men), Bruce Joel Rubin (Ghost), Paul Schrader (Raging Bull & Taxi Driver), Ron Shelton (Bull Durham), David S. Ward (The Sting) and many more.

Directors: Life Behind the Camera
Made in cooperation with the American Film Institute, this 4 hour interactive film features thirty-three legendary directors who reveal intimate and in-depth knowledge about the art of filmmaking and, as well, their own career in the movies.

FEATURING: Robert Altman, Robert Benton, Tim Burton, James Cameron, Chris Columbus, Wes Craven, Cameron Crowe, Frank Darabont, Jonathan Demme, Richard Donner, Clint Eastwood, Nora Ephron, William Friedkin, Terry Gilliam, Ron Howard, Lawrence Kasdan, Spike Lee, Barry Levinson, George Lucas, David Lynch, Adrian Lyne, Garry Marshall, Penny Marshall, Sydney Pollack, Rob Reiner, Martin Scorsese, Ridley Scott, Tony Scott, Bryan Singer, Steven Spielberg, Oliver Stone, Robert Zemeckis & David Zucker.

Capturing Reality: The Art of Documentary
From cinema-vérité pioneer Albert Maysles to mavericks like Errol Morris and Werner Herzog, the world’s best documentarians reflect upon the unique power of their genre in this comprehensive film. Including interviews with 38 directors and film clips from classics such as Grey Gardens and The Thin Blue Line, this one-of-a-kind film explores the complex creative process that goes into making non-fiction films.

FEATURING: Nick Broomfield, Joan Churchill, Patricio Guzmán, Werner Herzog, Scott Hicks, Heddy Honigmann, Kim Longinotto, Kevin Macdonald, Albert Maysles, Errol Morris, Laura Poitras, and many more.

Light Keeps Me Company
Twice an Oscar Winner and considered one of the foremost cinematographers of all time, Sven Nykvist shot some of the most important films in the history of cinema. Lovingly directed by his son, included are clips from his work, rare home movies, family photographs, behind-the-scenes footage, and interviews with the legends who worked with him.

FEATURING: Woody Allen, Richard Attenborough, Ingmar Bergman, Roman Polanski, Gena Rowlands, Susan Sarandon, Stellan Skarsgård, Vittorio Storaro, Liv Ullmann, Vilmos Zsigmond, and others.

Lavender Limelight: Lesbians in Film
From Go Fish to Paris is Burning, this festival favorite goes behind the scenes to reveal seven successful lesbian directors. These talented movie-makers enlighten and entertain as they discuss topics including how they got their start, inspirations, filmmaking techniques, Hollywood vs. Indie, and breaking out of the “gay ghetto.”

FEATURING: Cheryl Dunye, Su Friedrich, Jennie Livingston, Heather MacDonald, Maria Maggenti, Monika Treut, and Rose Troche.



470 minutes on four discs, b/w, German w/English subtitles

Four classic films about Nazi Germany

UPC: 7-20229-91487-1
Catalog #: FRF 914871D
SRP: $59.95
\ CAN. $69.95

Street Date: October 25


This new DVD box set features the following four films about Nazi Germany:

From the director of The Murderers Are Among Us and ranked as one of Germany’s most important films ever, Rotation is the story of a German family that becomes divided over supporting the Nazis. (1949; Director: Wolfgang Staudte)

Council of the Gods
Based on testimony from Nuremberg, this classic was inspired by the collaboration between Nazi scientists and chemical giant I.G. Farben – a collaboration that led to the death of millions. (1950; Director: Kurt Maetzig)

The Axe of Wandsbek
Germany, 1934. The Nazis need a hangman to execute a group of political prisoners. The town butcher makes the biggest mistake of his life: facing bankruptcy, he agrees to do the dirty deed. (1951; Director: Falk Harnack)

The Adventures of Werner Holt
Two 17 year-olds are pulled out of school and into Hitler’s army. While one becomes a fanatical soldier, the other, Werner Holt, begins to understand the senselessness of war. (1964; Director: Joachim Kunert)

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