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Lizzie Velasquez’s Kickstarter Project “A Brave Heart” Now Available on DVD (Video)

This week, YouTube sensation and anti-bullying activist, Lizzie Velasquez, announced that her Kickstarter project A Brave Heart is now available on DVD through Amazon. A BRAVE HEART follows the inspiring journey of 63-pound Lizzie from cyberbullying victim to modern-day inspiration. Born with a rare syndrome that prevents… Read More

Cinedigm Acquires North American Rights to SXSW Audience Award Winner & Kickstarter Film A BRAVE HEART: THE LIZZIE VELASQUEZ STORY

Documentary Follows Extraordinary Woman’s Journey from Cyber Bullying Target to Inspiring Anti-Bullying Activist and Champion Cinedigm (NASDAQ: CIDM) has acquired North American theatrical, digital and home entertainment distribution rights to A BRAVE HEART: THE LIZZIE VELASQUEZ STORY. The highly acclaimed documentary premiered last month at… Read More

Lizzie Velasquez’s Kickstarter Documentary Premieres at SXSW 2015 (Video)

Last spring, first-time director Sara Bordo launched a campaign on crowdfunding giant Kickstarter for a film that was at the time titled The Lizzie Project. The official documentary is based on 25-year-old Lizzie Velasquez, the breakout speaker of the YouTube TED talk video “How Do You Define Yourself?” which has… Read More

“The Lizzie Project” Surpasses $180k Goal on Kickstarter

With less than two day to go, director and producer Sara Bordo’s crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter for her upcoming documentary “The Lizzie Project” has surpassed the initial $180k goal and raised $206,799 from 3,370 backers. The film features Elizabeth “Lizzie” Velasquez, who was labeled as… Read More

“The Lizzie Project” Turns to Kickstarter To Raise $180k

    Setting out to share a special story about survival and motivation, first-time director Sara Bordo launched a brand new campaign on Kickstarter titled “The Lizzie Project.” The official documentary is based on 25-year-old Lizzie Velasquez, the breakout speaker of the YouTube video “How… Read More

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