‘Raising Izzie’ Available on DVD/VOD August 6th


‘Raising Izzie’ will be available to own on DVD & VOD on August 6th from One Village Entertainment and RLJ Entertainment. You can check out the cover art both above and a bigger resolution version as well as the film details and DVD specs after the jump.






Available on DVD August 6, 2013



Features an all-star cast including Rockmond Dunbar, Vanessa Williams,

Victoria Elizabeth Staley and Kyla Kenedy


One Village Entertainment, an entity of RLJ Entertainment (NASDAQ: RLJE), brings you the new uplifting family drama Raising Izzie on DVD on August 6, 2013.  This is an unforgettable story that proves that love can truly heal all wounds. From director Roger M. Bobb (Producer of For Colored Girls, Diary of a Mad Black Woman and “Tyler Perry’s House of Payne”), the film stars Rockmond Dunbar (“Soul Food,” Tyler Perry’s The Family that Preys), Daytime Emmy nominee and NAACP Image Award winner Vanessa Williams (Sugar Mommas, “Soul Food”), Victoria Elizabeth Staley (“Tyler Perry’s House of Payne”), and Kyla Kenedy (The Three Stooge, “CSI: Crime Scene Investigation”). Raising Izzie will be available on DVD for an SRP of $14.98.


14-year old Gertie is singlehandedly raising her little sister, Izzie. Orphaned after their mother’s death, the two girls are secretly living on their own, attempting to stay under the radar so they can remain together. Meanwhile Gertie’s new teacher, Mrs. Freeman, and her husband struggle with their inability to have a child. Both Gertie and Mrs. Freeman have fallen from faith, but can these two “broken” families find renewed devotion by coming together?


Get ready for a beautiful story of courage and love. With an inspired cast and an uplifting message, Raising Izzie will touch your heart with the healing power of faith and family!


As seen on GMC (Gospel Music Channel), Raising Izzie received Five out of Five Doves from The Dove Foundation.


Genre:                         Drama

Rating:                         Not Rated

Language:                    English

Format:                       1.78:1

Audio:                         Dolby Digital Stereo

Year:                            2013

MSRP:                        $14.98

Street Date:                 August 6, 2013

Pre-Book:                    July 9, 2013

Length:                        87 minutes

UPC:                           014381867923

Cat#:                           GMC8679DVD



About RLJ Entertainment:

RLJ Entertainment, Inc. (NASDAQ: RLJE) is a premier independent licensee and distributor of entertainment content and programming in North America, the United Kingdom and Australia with over 5,200 exclusive titles.  RLJE is a leader in numerous genres via its owned and distributed brands such as Acorn (British TV), Image (stand-up comedy, feature films), One Village (urban), Acacia (fitness), Slingshot (faith), Athena (educational), Criterion (art films) and Madacy (gift sets).  These titles are distributed in multiple formats including DVD, Blu-Ray, digital download, digital streaming, broadcast television (including satellite and cable), theatrical and non-theatrical.


Via its majority-owned subsidiary Agatha Christie Limited, RLJE manages the intellectual property and publishing rights to some of the greatest works of mystery fiction, including stories of the iconic sleuths Miss Marple and Poirot.  And through its direct-to-consumer business, RLJE has direct contacts and billing relationships with millions of consumers.


RLJE leverages its management experience to acquire, distribute, and monetize existing and original content for its many distribution channels, including its nascent branded digital subscription channels, and engages distinct audiences with programming that appeals directly to their unique viewing interests.  RLJE has proprietary e-commerce web sites for the Acorn and Acacia brands, and owns the recently launched Acorn TV digital subscription service.

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