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Lorber’s Alive Mind Media Slates First Release

22 Oct, 2008 By: Billy Gil

Alive Mind Media, a new film label founded by industry veteran Richard Lorber, is releasing its first film on DVD, the documentary Flying: Confessions of a Free Woman, Nov. 11 at $34.98.

The DVD will be distributed through Koch Entertainment. Lorber also is president of Koch Lorber, another Koch Entertainment label, and Alive Mind will be a specialty distribution arm of his new company, Lorber HT Digital.

Flying is a six-part, six-hour documentary by filmmaker Jennifer Fox, about a 40-something New Yorker (Fox) struggling both to date, and to have a baby. Future Alive Mind titles include Hair: Let the Sunshine In (Dec. 9) and Sound of the Soul (Dec. 9, prebook Nov. 11).

Additionally launching in conjunction with the label is the Web site AliveMindWoman.com, which seeks to address the issues facing women through film. The site features clips from Flying as well as from the series “Women & Spirituality”; Beyond Belief, the story of 9/11 widows featured on “Oprah”; and Living Goddess, a documentary about a young girl worshipped as a goddess.

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