MUSIC BOX FILMS CELEBRATES 30TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE
LANDMARK HIP HOP FILM
WILD STYLE RETURNS TO THEATERS
Newly Re-mastered Version Opens September 27
at the IFC Center in New York and select markets this fall
WILD STYLE 30TH ANNIVERSARY COLLECTORS EDITION
Newly Re-mastered Edition Debuts on DVD and VOD October 1
Marking the 30th anniversary of the hugely influential hip-hop musical drama, WILD STYLE, Music Box Films will return to theaters this Fall including the IFC Center in New York City on September 27th in addition to other select national markets. The re-release is in conjunction with the DVD and Digital Platform release of WILD STYLE: 30TH ANNIVERSARY COLLECTOR’S EDITION, a newly-re-mastered version featuring never-before-seen bonus materials and a 48-page booklet written by director Charlie Ahearn.
Employing a cinema verite approach that can found in the finest documentaries and filmed with the raw authenticity of a zero-budget New York City indie flick, WILD STYLE, features legendary New York graffiti artist Lee Quinones in the role of Zoro, and presents appearances and performances by such seminal artists of the day as Grandmaster Flash, Fab Five Freddy, Rock Steady Crew and Cold Crush Brothers. Thirty years later, WILD STYLE continues to reign as one of the most important artifacts in hip-hop culture.
Featuring a re-mastered edition of the film, Music Box Films will present a re-release of WILD STYLE at select theaters including: the IFC Center in NYC on September 27th; Portland (Hollywood Theatre, beginning 9/18); Seattle (SIFF Cinema beginning 9/19); Pittsburgh (Hollywood Theater, beginning 10/10); and Baltimore (Charles Theater, beginning 11/4).
Music Box Films Home Entertainment will release WILD STYLE: 30th ANNIVERSARY COLLECTOR’S EDITION on DVD and all Digital Platforms beginning October 1st (prebook Aug 27, 2013). The two-disc DVD set will include a host of bonus features, special booklet and carry the suggested retail prices of $29.95.
More information on WILD STYLE: 30th ANNIVERSARY COLLECTOR’S EDITION can be found on the MUSIC BOX FILMS website at http://www.musicboxfilms.com