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The Tomi Ungerer Story

98 minutes, documentary, color, closed captions, 2012

A film by Brad Bernstein

Special Features: Tomi Ungerer & Jules Feiffer at The Society of Illustrators • Maurice Sendak Critiques The King's Speech • Tomi Ungerer in Ireland • Deleted Scenes • Director's Commentary

One man's wild, lifelong adventure of testing society's boundaries through his subversive art, Far Out Isn't Far Enough: The Tomi Ungerer Story combines traditional documentary storytelling with original animation culled from seven decades worth of art from the renegade children's book author and illustrator.

Using a palette of 20th century events to paint an artist's epic yet controversial life story, the film offers a retrospective of Ungerer's life and art, and ponders the complexities and contradictions of a man who, armed with an acerbic wit, an accusing finger and a razor sharp pencil, gave visual representation to the revolutionary voices during one of the most tantalizing and dramatic periods in American history.

“Easily the most wildly fascinating artist profiled in a documentary since CRUMB.” -

Excellent.” - The Washington Post

“CRITIC'S PICK! Ungerer's eloquence and luminous eyes command attention. Charming animated sequences offer a tantalizing taste of this creator's singular talents. Captivating!” - The New York Times

“Thoroughly entertaining!” - The Hollywood Reporter

“The film brilliantly incorporates Ungerer's art - innocent, sexual, political and personal - into its visuals in ways that are as instructive as they are delightful.” - The Boston Herald

“Excellent! As intriguing as the facts are, much of the film's charm is the way in which it embeds the work - the imagery keeps coming to life.” - Los Angeles Times

Packaged in a 100% Certified Green Forestry Practices Eco Pack

UPC: 7-20229-91571-7 | Catalog #: FRF 915717D | SRP: $27.95 | Street Date: October 22

71 minutes, documentary, color, closed captions, 2011

A film by Patrick V. Brown

Special Features: Deleted Scenes • Behind the Scenes • Resource Guide

In A Town This Size introduces an Oklahoma town and its long-ignored tragedy of child sexual abuse during the 1960's and 70's. Told through poignant first-person interviews with the victims, their families and professionals, these stories inform viewers about the lifelong harm of childhood sexual abuse. Emphasizing the resiliency of the human spirit, the film illustrates that through determination, support and direct conversation, survivors can heal themselves and become advocates for change. These stories devastate, frustrate and inspire - and hopefully empower audiences to confront child sexual abuse and press for change to the states' statutes of limitation regarding this crime.

“This is more than a documentary; it is a wakeup call, a call for healing and a call for action. I highly recommend it.”
- Max G. Feirstein, Ph.D., California School of Professional Psychology

“Patrick Brown's documentary account of the quiet horror of child sexual abuse is poignant, evocative and important. Directed with respect and simplicity, it raises awareness of what happens, on a daily basis, to children from ordinary families in ordinary towns. The various interviews are moving, pure, and told without pretense. I recommend it highly.”
- Steven Isaacman, Psy.D., LMFT, FIPA, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

“Filmmaker and childhood sexual abuse survivor Patrick Brown reveals a masterful touch that makes audiences understand and acknowledge the broad, deep devastation wrought by those who sexually abuse children.”
- Matt Bodenschatz, Voices for Victims

Packaged in a 100% Certified Green Forestry Practices Eco Pack

UPC: 7-20229-91569-4 | Catalog #: FRF 915694D | SRP: $24.95 | Street Date: October 22

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