STRUCK BY LIGHTENING Among Cinedigm's May Releases

STRUCK BY LIGHTENING Among Cinedigm's May Releases

Cinedigm announces May releases including Shane Carruth's Upstream Color, The Rabbi's Cat, Struck By Lightning. All titles are releasing on DVD and Digital Download


Featured Films

Upstream Color
One of the year's most talked about independent films since its award-winning premiere at the 2013 Sundance Film Festival, UPSTREAM COLOR is director Shane Carruth's much anticipated follow-up to his 2004 award-winning cult classic, Primer. (Releases 5/7 on Cable VOD, Digital, Blu-ray & DVD)

The Rabbi's Cat
Based on the best-selling graphic novel by Joann Sfar, award-winning filmmaker (Gainsbourg: A Heroic Life) and one of France's most celebrated comic artists, The Rabbi's Cat tells the story of a rabbi and his talking cat - a sharp-tongued feline philosopher brimming with scathing humor. The film was the winner of the 2011 César Award (French Oscar) for Best Animated Feature. (Releases 5/7 on Digital, Blu-ray and DVD)

Struck by Lightning
Chris Colfer (Glee) and Rebel Wilson (Pitch Perfect) star in this hilarious comedy about surviving High School when your classmates don't get you, your parents are crazy, and all you have are your dreams. Also stars SARAH HYLANd (Modern Family), Emmy winner Allison Janney (Juno, West Wing), Christina Hendricks (Mad Men, Drive), Dermot Mulroney (My Best Friend's Wedding) and Angela Kinsey (The Office). (Releases 5/21 on Blu-ray & DVD; Now on Digital)

Winner of the Best Documentary at the Las Vegas Film Festival, the film follows several teams to the world's first zero-emissions grand prix on the Isle of Man- the most demanding and deadly circuit on the planet-in 2009, and on their return in 2010, 2011 and 2012. (In Theaters 5/20; Releases 5/28 on Cable VOD, Digital and DVD)

The Loving Story
A racially charged criminal trial and a heartrending love story converge in this award-winning documentary about Mildred and Richard Loving, set during the turbulent Civil Rights era. The U.S. Supreme Court ruled unanimously in favor of the Lovings in June 1967 and the precedent-setting decision resulted in 16 states being ordered to overturn their bans on interracial marriage. (Releases 5/28 on DVD & Digital)

A pulse-pounding stylish thriller from the mind of best-selling contemporary novelist Irvine Welsh (Trainspotting). (Releases 5/21 on DVD; Now on Digital)

Coming Soon From Sundance Institute Artist Services

The Anderson Monarchs
THE ANDERSON MONARCHS tells the story of an all-girls soccer team competing, living, and thriving in an at-risk urban neighborhood in Philadelphia. The team was nominated in 2008 by Sports Illustrated as "Sports Team" of the year. (Releases 5/7 on Digital)

A Doula Story
A DOULA STORY documents one woman's fierce commitment to empower pregnant teenagers with the skills and knowledge they need to become confident nurturing mothers. (Releases 5/7 on Digital)

Baby, It's You
Director Anne Makepeace's (American Masters) documentary looks at the unconventional ways couples are trying to create families of their own. Woven throughout the program is the story of Makepeace and her husband's attempts to conceive a child through intensive fertility procedures, and the emotional roller coaster of anticipation, disappointment, and hope that carries them along. (Releases 5/7 on Digital)

New DVD, Digital Releases

Dance Academy Season 1 (Vol. 1 & 2) and Season 2 (Vol. 1 & 2)
From the producers of TeenNICK's #1 series "H2O: Just Add Water" and nominated for an International Emmy Award in 2011, DANCE ACADEMY is a realistic drama that follows this group of ordinary teenagers who are pushing themselves to the limit as they fight to achieve extraordinary things. Catch up on this TeenNICK fan favorite, currently airing in primetime. (Releases 5/14 on DVD)

The Official Digimon Adventure: Volume 3
Explore the Digital World with Tai, Matt, Sora, Izzy, Mimi, Joe, T.K., Kari and their Digimon in DIGIMON ADVENTURE: VOLUME 3. This 3-DVD set includes the final 15 episodes of the first season. (Releases 5/14 on DVD)

Gregory Crewdson: Brief Encounters
An acclaimed photographer with the eye of a filmmaker, Gregory Crewdson has created some of the most gorgeously haunting pictures in the history of the medium. The documentary beautifully bares the artist's process. (Releases 5/21 on Digital)

Of Two Minds
From the creative team behind Wordplay, The Invisible War, Superheroes and These Amazing Shadows, OF TWO MINDS explores the extraordinary lives, struggles and successes of a few of the over five million Americans living with bipolar disorder. (Releases 5/14 on Cable VOD, Digital & DVD)

In Chow Him Yeung's (Murderer) second Hong Kong thriller, George Lam (Simon Yam, Ip Man) zeroes in on a killer from the past. The murder appears to be a straightforward case of revenge, and the more that Lam pursues his suspect, the deeper he falls into a web of lies. To find the truth, Lam must dig into a 20 year-old case for answers. (Releases 5/21 on Digital)

Babe's and Ricky's Inn
Director Ramin Niami's (Paris) documentary chronicles the last days of one of the most unique and vibrant blues clubs in the world. For over fifty years, Laura Mae Gross ("Mama"), an African American woman from Mississippi, brought musicians together, such as John Lee Hooker, B.B. King, Albert King, and others. The film includes original music by some of the most important blues artists alive and features many musicians, including Peter Tork, Keb' Mo', Mike Stoller and more. (Releases 5/21 on Digital)>

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