Virgil and Nat'l Geographic Partner for "Amreeka" DVD Release

by brian
December 8, 2009 7:46 AM
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Virgil Films & Entertainment and National Geographic Entertainment have partnered to present the DVD debut of Cherien Dabis' feature film, "Amreeka." The heart-warming tale of a Palestinian immigrant mother and her teenage son’s new life in the U.S. premiered at the 2009 Sundance Film Festival and went on to a successful theatrical release in over 40 top markets nationwide. The film was awarded the FIPRESCI Award at this year’s Cannes International Film Festival, and garnered further accolades via the film festival circuit. Virgil Films has acquired exclusive North America DVD rights to the film, which will be released January 12. [Brian Brooks]

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