Codependent Lesbian Space Alien Seeks Same and Delta Boys Make Their Digital Premieres Through Sundance Institute Artist Services Program

Films are First to Premiere on iTunes in Canada through Artist Services

Posted Oct 16, 2012

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Los Angeles, CACodependent Lesbian Space Alien Seeks Same and Delta Boys make their digital premieres today through the Sundance Institute Artist Services access to distribution program, which provides Institute artists with exclusive opportunities for creative self-distribution, marketing and financing solutions for their work.

Look for the films today and in the coming weeks on iTunes (U.S. and Canada), Amazon Instant Video, Microsoft Xbox, Sony Entertainment Network, SundanceNOW, VUDU and YouTube. Special bonus video content from the Institute’s archives is available for select titles. For details visit sundance.org/nowplaying.

Codependent Lesbian Space Alien Seeks Same (Director and screenwriter: Madeleine Olnek) — Three aliens are sent to Earth to rid themselves of romantic tendencies. Two unwittingly fall in a forbidden love with each other while the third falls for Jane, a mild-mannered Earthling. Meanwhile, two undercover government agents closely track their romance. Today on iTunes (U.S. and Canada); October 30 on Amazon Instant Video, Microsoft Xbox, Sony Entertainment Network, SundanceNOW, VUDU, YouTube. (2011 Sundance Film Festival)

Delta Boys (Director: Andrew Berends) — Delta Boys explores the Niger Delta militancy – rebels banded together against government oppression in this oil-rich region of Nigeria – following militant “Godfather” Ateke Tom, and 21-year-old Chima who left home to join the fight. Today on iTunes (U.S. and Canada), Amazon Instant Video, Microsoft Xbox, Sony Entertainment Network, SundanceNOW, VUDU, YouTube. (Sundance Documentary Film Grant)

The exclusive aggregation partner for distribution across all portals participating in the Artist Services program is Cinedigm Entertainment Group. 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.

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Founded by Robert Redford in 1981, Sundance Institute is a global, nonprofit cultural organization dedicated to nurturing artistic expression in film and theatre, and to supporting intercultural dialogue between artists and audiences. The Institute promotes independent storytelling to unite, inform, and inspire, regardless of geopolitical, social, religious, or cultural differences. Internationally recognized for its annual Sundance Film Festival and its artistic development programs for directors, screenwriters, producers, film composers, playwrights, and theatre artists, Sundance Institute has nurtured such projects as Born Into Brothels, Trouble the Water, Beasts of the Southern Wild, Amreeka, An Inconvenient Truth, Spring Awakening, Light in the Piazza, and Angels in America. Join Sundance Institute on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.

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