Win one of three copies of the award-winning Medicine For Melancholy on DVD


Wyatt Cenac and Tracey Heggins in Medicine For Melancholy
Wyatt Cenac and Tracey Heggins in Medicine For Melancholy

On October 27th, IFC Films will release the film festival favorite, Medicine For Melancholy, on DVD. To celebrate the release of the film that the San Francisco Weekly called “…some kind of wonderful”, is giving away three copies of the DVD to readers.

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In order to be entered into the random drawing for your free copy of Medicine For Melancholy, you must also:

  • Reply to this post, and name your favorite movie love story of 2009 so far; or the one your most looking forward to.

I’ll be running this contest through Halloween Day, October 31st.

More About Medicine For Melancholy

The day after a drunken one-night stand, two sort-of lovers explore their city, and their own place in it, in Barry Jenkins’ award-winning indie gem, Medicine For Melancholy.

A bright new American filmmaker announces his arrival with an acclaimed debut. Sex, race, bicycles and urban demographics are the diverse elements that come magically together in Medicine For Melancholy, a refreshingly original first feature from writer-director Barry Jenkins. The award-winning romantic drama, which follows two young Black hipster San Franciscans on the day after their one-night stand, has been acclaimed at festivals around the world and arrives on DVD this October.

Writer/Director: Barry Jenkins
Cast: Wyatt Cenac, Tracey Heggins, Elizabeth Acker, Melissa Bisagni, DeMorge Brown, Powell DeGrange, Chida Emeka, John Friedberg, Dana Julius, Ondine Kilker

Original Release Date: March 7, 2008 (South by Southwest Film Festival premiere)
DVD Release Date: October 27, 2009

Medicine For Melancholy DVD packaging
Medicine For Melancholy DVD packaging