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and TRIUMPH OF THE WALL on DVD September 17

76 minutes, documentary, color, 2012

A film by Cathryne Czubek

Special Features • Julia Haltigan's A Girl and A Gun theme song music video • Bonus scenes & interviews

Bringing a female perspective to the debate that's raging across the nation, A GIRL AND A GUN explores the intersection of 'girl power' and firepower. Filmed throughout the U.S., the film delves deep into the American gun world to show the relationship between women and their guns.

The classic Hollywood portrayals of pistol packin' mamas, tomboy sharp shooters, sexually twisted femme fatales, and high-heeled, cold-blooded assassins are caricatures. In truth, the typical woman who hangs out at rifle ranges and keeps ammo in her purse is the girl-next-door, the single mom, a hard working sister or aunt. Maybe she's a realist or has learned tough lessons from life; either way, she cares about her personal safety and may find salvation, comfort or even something satisfying in possessing a gun. In a word, she is empowered.

Breaking through the stereotypes, A Girl and a Gun reveals how some women have embraced this object whose history is deeply bound to men and masculinity. Punctuated with archival footage and expert commentary to provide a rich historical and cultural context, the film presents a nuanced yet empowering perspective on a deadly serious issue.

“A fast-paced, nuanced exploration of why women lock and load.” - Bust Magazine

“This stereotype-dismantling doc about women and gun culture recognizes there's more to that uneasy relationship than Annie Oakley and lady terminators.” - The Village Voice

“A thoroughly entertaining, well-made film... should lead to a healthy – and necessary – public debate on the subject of girls and guns.” -

“Thought-provoking...shines light on a worthy subject.” - Film Journal

Packaged in a 100% Certified Green Forestry Practices Eco Pack

UPC: 7-20229-91568-7 | Catalog #: FRF 915687D | SRP: $24.95 | Street Date: September 17

81 minutes, documentary, color, 2012

A film by Alan Govenar

Special Features • Extended & Deleted Scenes • Portrait Gallery • 5.1 Surround Sound Option

An astonishing documentary about a man who overcomes his disability one day at a time, Alan Govenar's new film reveals the extraordinary life of African immigrant Sidiki Conde.

Sidiki lost the use of his legs to polio at age fourteen. Today, he balances his career as an performing artist with the almost insurmountable obstacles of day-to-day life in New York City. From his fifth-floor walk-up apartment, he traverses down the stairs on his hands and then navigates in his wheelchair through the sidewalks of Manhattan onto buses and into the subway.

Despite his disability, he manages to teach workshops for disabled kids, busk on the street, rehearse with his band, bicycle with his hands, and attend a naming ceremony, where he plays djembe drums, sings, and dances on his hands...proving to all You Don't Need Feet to Dance.

“His Arms Raise Up Him and His Audience!”- The New York Times

“Spectacular! The story is sweet and inspiring.”- The Village Voice

“A vibrant and deeply human portrait that will often have you dropping your jaw in awe.”- Film Journal

“Conde has an endlessly charismatic personality, indomitable spirit and sheer infectious joyousness.”
- The Hollywood Reporter

“If Sidiki's story is exceptional, the amazing thing is that it's not entirely out of the realm of what humans are capable at their best."- The New Yorker

Packaged in a 100% Certified Green Forestry Practices Eco Pack

UPC: 7-20229-91550-2 | Catalog #: FRF 915502D | SRP: $24.95 | Street Date: September 17

102 minutes, documentary, color, 2012

A film by Bill Stone

Special Features • 5.1 Surround Sound Option

As hilarious as it is meditative, Triumph of the Wall begins as a chronicle about the construction of a 1000-foot stone wall by a novice stonemason in rural Quebec. The stonemason, Chris Overing, sets out to complete the wall within eight weeks; filmmaker Bill Stone plans to document this laborious yet creative task. But Overing has woefully underestimated the time and energy required to construct the wall, and both projects - the wall and the film - evolve into something altogether different.

Triumph of the Wall is a film about expectations, about two guys who embark on an eight-week project and spend the next eight years trying to figure out how to finish what they started...a reminder that sometimes art (and life) is as much about the process of creation as it is about the finished product.

“A documentary unlike any you'll come across this year! Provocative and oddly touching. In an era when seemingly every documentary is tied to a hot-button issue, making one about a guy building a wall is endearing.” - The Village Voice

“A rambling, charming, existential documentary about life, the universe and a guy trying to build a 1,000-foot stone wall.”
- Montreal Gazette

“Beautiful and slyly profound.” - Huffington Post

“Usually when someone tells you a movie doubles as a 'metaphor for life,' it's a cue to roll your eyes. Here's an exception, a low-key film with emotional heft.” - Icon Magazine

Packaged in a 100% Certified Green Forestry Practices Eco Pack

UPC: 7-20229-91561-8 | Catalog #: FRF 915618D | SRP: $24.95 | Street Date: September 17

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