Digital Premiere – American Revolutionary: The Evolution of Grace Lee Boggs
American Revolutionary: The Evolution of Grace Lee Boggs
Will have its Digital Premiere January 20 on
iTunes ? Amazon Instant Video ? Google Play ? VUDU
Los Angeles, CA (January 14, 2015) — American Revolutionary: The Evolution of Grace Lee Boggs, the
feature documentary film by filmmaker Grace Lee will make its digital premiere January 20th on iTunes,
Amazon Instant Video, Google Play and VUDU.
American Revolutionary: The Evolution of Grace Lee Boggs is the electrifying story of Grace Lee Boggs, 99,
a Chinese American activist and philosopher in Detroit with a thick FBI file and a surprising vision of what an
American revolution can be. Rooted for 75 years in the labor, civil rights and Black Power movements, she
challenges a new generation to throw off old assumptions, think creatively and redefine revolution for our
times. The kinetic documentary film traces her evolving revolution in a radically changing America.
American Revolutionary made its world premiere at the 2013 Los Angeles Film Festival where it earned rave
reviews and the Festival’s Audience Award. From there, touring the country and the world, the film picked up
audience awards at the Wisconsin Film Festival, CAAMfest in San Francisco, Toronto Reel Asian Festival,
and both the Audience Award and Best Documentary Prize at the Woodstock Film Festival. In June of 2014,
celebrating Grace Lee Boggs’ 99th birthday, American Revolutionary: The Evolution of Grace Lee Boggs
premiered on PBS’s awardwinning POV series.
Previous films by Grace Lee include The Grace Lee Project, American Zombie and the 2012 political hybrid
Janeane from Des Moines which premiered at the 2012 Toronto Film Festival.
American Revolutionary: The Evolution of Grace Lee Boggs is making its digital premiere through the
Sundance Institute Artist Services program (www.sundance.org/artistservices), which provides
Institutesupported artists with exclusive opportunities for creative selfdistribution, marketing and financing
solutions for their work. The exclusive aggregation partner for distribution across all portals participating in
the Artist Services program is Cinedigm. The Artist Services initiative is made possible by The Bertha
Foundation. These deals were brokered via pro bono legal services generously provided by law firm
O’Melveny & Myers, which has built the legal framework for the Artist Services program and participating
filmmakers since its inception. sundance.org/nowplaying.
For more information about American Revolutionary: The Evolution of Grace Lee Boggs, visit
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