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Media Alert: The Mighty Macs DVD debuts Feb. 21

February 21, 2012 - 7:36 PST

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
MEDIA ADVISORY

For More Information:
Alexis Walkenstein, 678-990-9032 or
AWalkenstein@MaximusMG.com

'Inspirational sports film of the year'*

WHAT: THE MIGHTY MACS - a G-rated, inspiring story of finding the courage to chase your dreams - debuts on DVD Feb. 21. Called "the best inspirational sports film of the year," THE MIGHTY MACS is based on the true story of Hall of Fame coach Cathy Rush (CARLA GUGINO), and charts the rise from obscurity of a small-college women's basketball team that won the first national championship in the sport. In its theatrical premiere THE MIGHTY MACS opened as the highest-grossing independent film in the country and the No. 1 film in theaters for the entire family.

NOTABLE PRAISE
Neil Ganzlinger, The New York Times
". . . this is a sports story that deserved to be told."

Dick Rolfe, Dove Foundation
"Best inspirational sports film of the year!"

Most Rev. Charles J. Chaput, Archbishop of Philadelphia, Pa.
"This story of story of faith and determination is inspirational."

FEATURED ACTORS
Carla Gugino--NIGHT AT THE MUSEUM
Ellen Burstyn--ALICE DOESN'T LIVE HERE ANYMORE
(Academy Award® Winner)
David Boreanaz--TV's Bones
Marley Shelton--NEVER BEEN KISSED

SYNOPSIS: Based on a true story, THE MIGHTY MACS was inspired by Hall of Fame Coach Cathy Rush - a woman ahead of her time - who took a seemingly unnoticeable position as the head basketball coach at tiny Immaculata, an all-girls Catholic college in suburban Philadelphia. Courage and determination helped her overcome a myriad of obstacles and in the end lead a ragtag group of girls to the first-ever national championship in women's college basketball.

BONUS FEATURES
• Deleted Scenes
• The Making of THE MIGHTY MACS Featurette
• THE MIGHTY MACS ESPN Segment

DVD DETAILS
RUN TIME 100 Minutes
MPAA RATING G
DVD UPC CODE 0-43396-39237-3
DISTRIBUTION AFFIRM Films / Sony Pictures Home Entertainment
Provident Films / Provident Distribution

To learn more, visit: TheMightyMacs.com

Visit The Maximus Group newsroom for:
• THE MIGHTY MACS Press Material

Academy Award® is the registered trademark and service mark of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
* Dick Rolfe, The Dove Foundation

For interviews, contact Alexis Walkenstein (561-445-5409 or AWalkenstein@MaximusMG.com) of The Maximus Group.

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