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Story of Columbine Student, Rachel Joy Scott, Headed to Digital and Home Entertainment Release

Available on Blu-ray™ Combo Pack, and DVD and Digital HD on January 24th, and Digital HD on January 10th

"Every believer and every church needs to see 'I'm Not Ashamed' the true story of Rachel Scott that came out of the Columbine High School tragedy." -- Josh McDowell; Josh McDowell Ministries

"The true story of a young convert to Christ who changed her life and deeply changed many lives around the world for what she did and said in just those last few seconds of life. Would I cower? Would you?" -- Glenn Beck

"This movie will ensure that Rachel will indeed fulfill her calling to be used by God to touch millions!" -- Governor Mike Huckabee


Contact: Bethany Thompson, 310-853-2851

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 4, 2017 /Christian Newswire/ -- I'm Not Ashamed, the beloved film that tells the heroic story of Rachel Joy Scott, the first victim at Columbine High School, will be available on, Blu-ray™ combo pack, DVD and On Demand, on January 24th, and Digital HD on January 10th 2017.

The film, based on Scott's journals, tells the story of a teen-aged girl who struggled with family issues, peer pressure, boys, and mild depression. Deeper though, is the story of a girl who struggled to live out her faith in God, to take it from an internal belief system to a daily practice that was reflected in the way she treated others. Scott was known among the halls of Columbine for being a Christian and for treating others with kindness. The film follows Scott through her struggles, as she works to discover herself and to spread kindness to those around her to the ultimate end of her life when she refused to renounce her faith in God.

"It was an honor to make a film about Rachel's amazing life," stated Director Brian Baugh. "I'm very thankful to the cast and crew who were so passionate and devoted to the great responsibility of telling her story. We were fortunate to have the freedom from Rachel's family to not have to sugarcoat things and to be real about her ups and downs. The film sends the hopeful message, that no matter what you've been through, that your compassion for others can make a powerful impact in this world."

"As Rachel's mother, I am grateful that the life of my daughter was portrayed in an authentic way through the movie I'M NOT ASHAMED," stated Beth Nimmo. "This movie shows real conflicts and struggles that Christian teens face everyday. It is a true story of how Rachel worked through those issues, sometimes getting it right, sometimes falling short of what she wanted to do or who she wanted to be. This story is not one of tragedy, but one that gives hope, courage and the ultimate triumph of being with the One she loved the most, Jesus Christ. My prayer is that those who see this film will be inspired to live their life to the fullest."

I'm Not Ashamed is rated PG-13 (for thematic material, teen drinking and smoking, disturbing violent content and some suggestive situations) and directed by Brian Baugh (To Save a Life, The Ultimate Gift). The film is produced by Benny Proffit, Bodie Thoene, Robin Hanley.

DVD and Blu-ray™ combo pack bonus materials include never before seen footage, interviews with the cast and more. For additional information log on to www.imnotashamedfilm.com.

To view the film's trailer: www.youtube.com/watch?v=NxramalXx4o.

BLU-RAYTM COMBO PACK AND DVD BONUS FEATURES

  • Deleted Scenes
     
  • "Not Ashamed" Music Video
     
  • Interview with Mark Petit
     
  • Sadie Talking I'm Not Ashamed: Ben Davies interviews Sadie Robertson at Movie Guide Awards about I'm Not Ashamed
     
  • Bella Talking I'm Not Ashamed: Ben Davies interviews Bella Robertson at Movie Guide Awards about I'm Not Ashamed
     
  • Rachel's Last Words: Rachel's inspiring writings shared.
     
  • Rachel's Personal Items: Beth shares a few of Rachel's personal items.

FILMMAKERS
Cast: Masey McLain, Ben Davies, Cameron McKendry, Terri Minton, Victoria Staley, Taylor Kalupa, Emma Elle Roberts, Sadie Robertson, David Errigo Jr. Cory Chapman, Mark Daugherty, Justin Cone, Jennifer O'Neill, Jaci Velasquez, Nancy Stafford, Matthew Schuler, Kori Robertson, Josh Castle, Daniel Simpkins, Nola Fulk,

Directed By: Brian Baugh

Produced By: Brad Allen, Nise Davies, Chuck Howard, Martin Michael, Adam Drake, Harold Uhl, Jessa Zarubica

Executive Produced By: Benny Proffitt, Bodie Thoene, Robin Hanley

Director of Photography: John Matysiak

Visual Effects By: Schy Gleason

Music Editor: Chris Witt

TECHNICAL INFORMATION BLU-RAY™ COMBO PACK:
Street Date: January 24, 2017
Copyright: 2017 Universal Pictures Home Entertainment
Selection Number: 24183 570
Layers: BD- 50
Aspect Ratio: 1:78:1 Widescreen
Rating: PG-13
Sound: English Dolby Digital 5.1
Language / Subtitles: English
Run Time: 112 minutes 37 seconds
BD-UPC: 0-2519-23905-0-0

TECHNICAL INFORMATION DVD:
Street Date: January 24, 2017
Copyright: 2017 Universal Pictures Home Entertainment
Selection Number: 24183571
Layers: Dual Layer
Aspect Ratio: 2.40:1 Anamorphic Widescreen
Rating: PG-13
Sound: English Dolby Digital 5.1
DVD-UPC: 0-2519-23905-1-7
Run Time: 112 minutes 37 seconds

About Pure Flix Entertainment
Founded in 2005 by Michael Scott, David A.R. White, Russell Wolfe and Elizabeth Travis, Pure Flix has become the largest independent faith and family studio in the world. Their recent releases include God's Not Dead 2, God's Not Dead, Do You Believe?, and Woodlawn.

With offices in Los Angeles and Scottsdale, Pure Flix has produced, acquired, marketed and distributed nearly 100 faith and family-friendly properties. Aligned with their mission to transform the human spirit through values-based entertainment, Pure Flix is the industry leader in creating high-quality inspirational feature film content. Their official web site is
www.pureflix.com.

About Universal Pictures Home Entertainment
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www.universalstudios.com). Universal Studios is a part of NBCUniversal, one of the world's leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news, and information to a global audience. NBCUniversal owns and operates a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment television networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, world-renowned theme parks, and a suite of leading Internet-based businesses. NBCUniversal is a subsidiary of Comcast Corporation.