LOS ANGELES (February 26, 2015) – Academy Award®-winning filmmaker James Moll’s feature-length documentary, FARMLAND, will be available on DVD beginning Tuesday, March 3rd , at Walmart and Walmart.com. The availability of the documentary at retail locations across the country and online, provides another opportunity for viewers to experience the film, which offers a firsthand glimpse inside the world of farming by showcasing the lives of six young farmers and ranchers in their twenties.
FARMLAND premiered in theaters across the country in spring 2014, and now, beginning March 3rd, is available on hard disk for rent and purchase at Netflix, Amazon, select retail outlets and via On Demand platforms.
“Walmart is certainly the premier retail outlet for top-line DVD releases,” said Mark Borde, Freestyle Media. “We were thrilled they selected FARMLAND to be one of their new documentary titles this month.”
DVDs of FARMLAND will be for sale at select Walmart locations and on Walmart.com beginning March 3rd. The documentary is also now available to rent on DVD from Netflix and to purchase on Amazon, with continued availability for rent and purchase via digital download on iTunes, Amazon Instant Video, Blockbuster On-Demand, Sony PlayStation, Vudu.com, Xbox and YouTube.
“I’m thrilled by how wide the distribution has been for Farmland.” said Moll. “There’s a lot of interest out there in the lives of young farmers and ranchers. It is a fascinating topic and I’m glad that there’s such a demand for the film on DVD and online.”
During its theatrical debut in 2014, FARMLAND was shown in more than 170 theaters across the country including Regal Cinemas, Marcus Theatres, Carmike Cinemas, Landmark Theatres, and many key independent theaters. The film was also featured at film festivals in Atlanta, Cleveland, Nashville and Newport Beach, Calif.
Produced by Moll’s Allentown Productions, FARMLAND was made with the generous support of the U.S. Farmers & Ranchers Alliance®. Check out the official trailer and more information about the feature length documentary at FARMLANDfilm.com and on Facebook.
Many Americans have never stepped foot on a farm or ranch or even talked to the people who grow and raise the food we eat, yet are increasingly passionate about understanding where their food comes from. FARMLAND takes the viewer inside the world of farming for a firsthand glimpse into the lives of six young farmers and ranchers in their twenties. Through the personal stories of these farmers and ranchers, viewers learn about their high-risk/high-reward jobs and passion for a way of life that has been passed down from generation to generation, yet continues to evolve.
Produced by Moll’s Allentown Productions, FARMLAND received notable attention during its theatrical run securing reviews in several national mediums and recognition in film festivals across the country, including Atlanta, Cleveland and Newport Beach, Calif. The film has a 94 percent audience rating on RottenTomatoes.com.
About Allentown Productions
Based at Universal Studios in Los Angeles, Allentown Productions is a film and television production company specializing in non-fiction filmmaking. Allentown Productions was established by filmmaker James Moll, who was born in Allentown, Pennsylvania – hence, the name of the company. His work as a documentary director/producer has earned him numerous awards including an Academy Award®, two Emmy Awards®, a Grammy Award® and a Peabody Award, among others.
Joanna Schroeder, U.S. Farmers & Ranchers Alliance (USFRA), firstname.lastname@example.org /636-751-5725
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