AN AFFECTIONATE TRIBUTE TO STAR WARS SUPERFANS: "JEDI JUNKIES" RELEASES FEBRUARY 12 ON DVDThe Ultimate Collector's DVD Includes Never-Before-Seen Bonus Features"JEDI JUNKIES is the Star Wars fan film Star Wars fans have been waiting for.”
—Geek Chic DailyJanuary 28, 2013 – New York, New York
– No one can deny Star Wars
' contribution to pop culture in the last 36 years. From action figures to costumes inspired by the characters in the films, the beloved movie franchise has provided fans with many ways to immerse themselves in the Star Wars
culture. Star Wars
isn't just a series of films. For some fans, it has become a way of life.
Releasing on February 12 from Docurama Films, a label of Cinedigm Entertainment Group (NASDAQ: CIDM), JEDI JUNKIES
is a one-of-a-kind documentary film about the world's most dedicated Star Wars
fans. From lightsaber-wielding martial artists to filmmakers who dedicate their time and energy creating fan films, the film offers viewers a rare glimpse into extreme fans' personal and professional self-expression.
The ultimate collector's edition includes the following never-before-seen bonus features:
- Audio Commentary with Filmmakers
- Deleted and Extended Scenes: Force Fanatics, Inside Toy Box, Slave Leia and Stars of Galaxy
- Jedi Trailer
features Star Wars
fans from all over the world and interviews with celebrity insiders, including Olivia Munn
(Attack of the Show, Iron Man 2
), director Eduardo Sanchez
(Blair Witch Project
), and actors from the Star Wars
films, including Ray Park
(Darth Maul), Peter Mayhew
(Chewbacca), Orli Shoshan
(Shaak Ti) and Jeremy Bulloch
A few of the many fans profiled in the film include:
"'Jedi Junkies' is one of the most eclectic, entertaining explorations you're likely to find."
- Aaron Yonda and Matt Sloan – creators of the popular "Chad Vader" fan films on YouTube.
- Dennis Ward – writer/director, "Stuck on Star Wars." Ward built a life-size Millennium Falcon in his backyard for his film.
- Michael Knight – his body is covered with dozens of Star Wars tattoos.
- Roberto Williams – collector of many Star Wars toys.
- John Bardy – directed and produced "Tremors of the Force" and other Star Wars fan films.
- Flynn – founder of New York Jedi, a choreography troupe. The group creates elaborate lightsaber battles for "Big Apple Con" and other events.
- Bob Iannaccone - creates stainless steel lightsaber replicas for a living out of his tool shed.
- Aerosith – a Star Wars tribute band that performs at special events.
- Big Picture, Big SoundJEDI JUNKIES
is directed by Mark Edlitz; executive produced by Mark Grande; produced by Jerry Kolber, Mark Edlitz and Jason Gamba; edited by Stephen J. Walker.
|Pricing:||$19.95 US/$22.95 CA|
|Runtime:||73 mins. + extras|
|Audio Format:||Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo|