Film Movement Announces Theatrical Day-and-Date iTunes Indie Movie Release

The iTunes Store Will Exclusively Offer SXSW Award-Winning Documentary MINE for Purchase and Rental Starting January 8th, 2010

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Jan 04, 2010, 09:00 ET from Film Movement

NEW YORK, Jan. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Film Movement is proud to announce a theatrical day-and-date iTunes indie movie release, truly achieving the company's mission of bringing the best in independent and art-house cinema to film fans across the country whether they live in metropolises or rural communities.

Award-winning documentary film MINE, distributed by Film Movement, will be released in theaters nationwide kicking off with its San Francisco theatrical premiere concurrent with its iTunes premiere on January 8th, 2010. MINE's San Francisco theatrical release will be followed by New York and New Orleans runs with a national 20 US city release to follow. MINE is available for pre-order at the iTunes store now.

Said Film Movement's President Adley Gartenstein, "It has always been important to Film Movement to bring the very best in independent and art-house film to as wide an audience as possible, without being held prisoner by traditional distribution windows. We are very proud to announce this theatrical day-and-date iTunes movie release and are confident that it will open the door to a successful new arena of film distribution, enabling a wider audience." For more information, please visit http://www.mine-the-movie.blogspot.com.

About Film Movement

Launched in 2003, Film Movement is a full-service North American distributor of award-winning independent and foreign films, based in New York City. Film Movement has released more than 150 feature films and shorts from 37 countries on six continents, including top prize winners from Sundance, Cannes, Venice, Toronto, Berlin, Tribeca and other prestigious festivals. Film Movement releases its films through numerous distribution channels, including thousands of art-house cinemas, universities and libraries; home video (Blockbuster, Netflix and Amazon); television outlets (Sundance Channel, HBO, IFC and Showtime); Cable Video on Demand (including its very own branded cable VOD platform--Film Festival on Demand--available in over 30 million US homes); In-flight Entertainment (Continental and Alaska Airlines) and broadband outlets (iTunes, Hulu, YouTube and Bablegum). For more information, please visit www.filmmovement.com.

Media Contact: Diana Iles Parker / Spoken Media / 415-388-8281 / diana@spoken.me

Film Movement Contact: Claire Weingarten / 212-941-7744 x 208 / Claire@filmmovement.com

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