Strand Releasing releases “Girlfriend” with Jackson Rathbone on VOD and DVD

GIRLFRIEND is the first North American feature film to star a man with Down Syndrome in the lead role, Evan Sneider. After premiering at the Toronto International Film Festival to outstanding reviews, the film screened theatrically and recently won the prestigious Audience Award at the 2011 Gotham Independent Film Awards, an honor previously bestowed upon WAITING FOR SUPERMAN.

As a result of this tremendous support by the public, the film was recently picked up for distribution and will be released by Strand Releasing on DVD, VOD in 90 million homes (Time Warner Cable, Comcast, Dish Network, Direct TV), Amazon, iTunes, Netflix and Vudu.

More information about the film:
Official Film Stills for Download:

Official Selection at:
2010 Toronto International Film Festival (World Premiere)
2011 Festroia International Film Festival
2011 Moscow International Film Festival
2011 Galway Film Fleadh
2011 Woods Hole Film Festival
2011 White Sands International Film Festival
2011 Ghent International Film Festival
2011 Mill Valley Film Festival
2011 Sao Paolo International Film Festival
2012 New York Disabilities Film Festival
2012 San Francisco Independent Film Festival

Best Narrative Film (Jury Prize) – 2011 Woods Hole Film Festival
Best Film of the Festival (Audience Award) – 2011 Woods Hole Film Festival
Grand Jury Prize – 2011 White Sands Int’l Film Festival
Best Director – 2011 White Sands Int’l Film Festival
Audience Award – 2011 Mill Valley Film Festival
Audience Award – 2011 Gotham Independent Film Awards





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