DVDs will be shipped on November 11th 2011, the night of the film's PBS broadcast premiere on American Masters. Extra features on the DVD include:
- Nine Additional Scenes
- A look behind the scenes of editing A Good Man with editor David E. Simpson
- Bill T. Jones commenting on historical text used in "Fondly Do We Hope, Fervently Do We Pray... "
- Interviews with co-directors Bob Hercules and Gordon Quinn.
A Good Man follows Bill T. Jones for 2 years as he tackles the most ambitious creation of his life: a dance-theatre performance about the legacy of Abraham Lincoln.
Help the film get a Los Angeles premiere! Watch the A Good Man trailer at YouTube and 'like' the video. That's it! If we get enough votes, the ArcLight Cinema in Hollywood will screen the film at its first ever documentary festival this November!
The film is currently touring the US and Europe at film festivals. On November 5th, the film will make its New York premiere at the IFC Center as part of the DOC NYC Festival; tickets are available for purchase here. After New York, the film will screen at the Virginia Film Festival before heading to Europe as an official selection of the prestigious IDFA Festival in Amsterdam. Screenings are also planned for Scotland's DANCE:FILM Festival (UK Premiere) and the EDIT:International Dance Film Festival of Budapest.
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