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MONICA & DAVID Educational Edition DVD & Emmy Nomination!

The MONICA & DAVID Educational Edition DVD launches this weekend at the National Down Syndrome Congress (NDSC)’s Annual Convention.  Monica, David and filmmaker, Ali Codina, will be present to meet their fans, answer questions, and sell DVDs.  We hope to see some of you there!

ONLINE SALES begin in 1 week!  We’ll be selling them at: www.monicaanddavid.com

For regular updates, including the moment the online sales begin, join us at:  http://www.facebook.com/MonicaandDavid

And yes, we’ve been nominated for an EMMY AWARD for Outstanding Informational Programming, Long Form!  The ceremony’s on September 26th in NYC. so keep your finger’s crossed.

….more on the Educational Edition DVD:

Be the first to bring this award-winning film to your school, library, organization, community group, and/or company!!  DVDs will sell for $200, which includes the “public performance rights” to share the film with groups of people (vs. home video which is for private at-home use only).  The Educational Edition also features 5 exclusive videos, which will only be available in this DVD**.

Educational Edition DVD contents:

–Feature film, MONICA & DAVID, as seen on HBO

–5 NEW “Deleted Scenes” with Monica and David…more fun and insightful moments which didn’t make the final cut.

–**5 NEW EXCLUSIVE “Educational Bonus Videos” featuring adults with intellectual disabilities, their parents, and lead national advocates.  Explore and discuss key topics introduced by MONICA & DAVID–employment, dating, sexuality, independence, families letting go, etc.  Starring: Jason & Emily Perl Kingsley, Anna & Terri Couwenhoven, Lawrence Carter-Long, and several other wonderful individuals.

–ACCESSIBILITY & LANGUAGE: The entire DVD is Audio Described in English (feature film, DVD menu & all bonus material).  There is also an option to watch the feature film with Audio Description in Spanish.  Subtitles for people who are deaf or hearing impaired are offered in English and Spanish for all DVD content.  Read more from director/producer, Ali Codina, about this process in a recent blog post about the importance of accessibility:  http://blog.govdelivery.com/usodep/2011/07/monica-david-the-right-to-an-independent-life.html

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