We are thrilled to share, just in time for the holiday season, our Emmy® nominated animated special Angela’s Christmas is NOW AVAILABLE in the U.S. on DVD and via digital download on Amazon! (Coming soon internationally via iTunes and Google Play).
Our Dove seal approved, half hour special is available in the US on DVD in-store at Walmart, as well as online at Walmart, Amazon, Target, Best Buy and Barnes & Noble. The DVD will also be for sale in Canada at select Walmart stores on December 3rd. It is available to stream on Netflix, and as a digital download in the US on Amazon, and coming soon globally on iTunes, and Google Play.
Angela’s Christmas is a funny, heart-warming and poignant story based on Pulitzer Prize-winning author Frank McCourt’s only children’s book, about the power of family and the innocent desire of a child to ensure everyone is safe, warm and loved at Christmas time. Set in Ireland in the early 1900s, the film tells the story of six-year-old Angela, who – while attending mass on Christmas Eve – notices the statue of Baby Jesus lying in the manger. Worried that the underdressed statue will be cold in the cavernous church, Angela decides to “rescue” the statue and bring him home to warm him up. And from there the adventure unfolds!
The DVD release also features the Making Of documentary, which includes exclusive interviews with Ellen and Malachy McCourt, the film's director Damien O’Connor, and much more.
“It was my husband Frank’s dream to see this delicate, little Christmas story transformed into a classic Christmas tale,” said Ellen McCourt. “With persistence and care, Brown Bag Films and 9 Story have made that dream a reality. He would be thrilled with Angela’s Christmas as is the entire extended McCourt family!”
Visit angelaschristmas.com for more details on how you can #SpreadTheWarmth and bring Angela home for the holidays.
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