The Film Follows Four Riders as They Cross America in Memory of Decorated Navy SEAL Lance Vaccaro
BEVERLY HILLS, CA -- (Marketwired) -- Anchor Bay Entertainment is proud and honored to announce the DVD release of Mactavish Pictures' Ride for Lance. From Producer and Navy veteran Scott Mactavish (Murph: The Protector), Ride for Lance captures the stirring emotions of four Navy SEAL bikers experiencing the thrill of the open road while meeting thousands of Americans along the way including active duty troops, veterans and families, who share their own stories of pride and heartbreak. Ride for Lance will be available on iTunes and DVD May 27, 2014 with a DVD SRP of $24.98. In honor of Chief Petty Officer Lance Vaccarro, Anchor Bay Entertainment will make a donation to the Navy SEAL Foundation.
From the filmmaker that brought you Murph: The Protector comes another moving tribute to a fallen hero. Chief Petty Officer Lance Vaccaro, a highly-decorated Navy SEAL, gave his life for his country in 2008. Two years later to honor his sacrifice, four riders and a support team launched The Lance Vaccaro Memorial Ride that covered the continental United States -- from Virginia to Alaska and back -- in his honor and memory. Thirty one days. 12,000 miles. Ride for Lance is an inspiring story about friends, family and a brother warrior that will never be forgotten.
Navy veteran Scott Mactavish, who last year produced the critically-acclaimed documentary Murph: The Protector, presents this film capturing the true emotions of those involved. Candid interviews and over 100 hours of footage have been culled into a moving, inspiring and thoughtful film that, again, demonstrates the depth of sacrifices our military continue to make and the profound power of patriotism.
About Mactavish Pictures
Scott Mactavish is a filmmaker, best-selling author and veteran of the United States Navy. He founded Mactavish Pictures in New York City in 1998. Scott has written, produced and directed numerous documentaries, including Summer Running: The Race to Cure Breast Cancer (featuring an introduction by Sissy Spacek) and God and Country: Untold Stories of the American Military. Mactavish Pictures produces original long-form content, including non-fiction television shows, documentaries and feature films. Scott's books include The New Dad's Survival Guide (Little, Brown and Co.) and Battle Ready: Memoir of a SEAL Warrior Medic (St. Martin's Press), both available globally. He has written for Indie.wire.com, Windcheck Sailing Magazine, and Film Threat.com, and has authored several feature screenplays.
About Anchor Bay Entertainment
Anchor Bay Entertainment is a leading home entertainment company. Anchor Bay acquires and distributes feature films, original television programming including STARZ Original series, children's entertainment, anime (Manga Entertainment), fitness (Anchor Bay Fitness), sports, and other filmed entertainment on DVD and Blu-ray? formats. The company has long term distribution agreements in place for select programming with AMC Networks, RADiUS, and The Weinstein Company. Headquartered in Beverly Hills, CA, Anchor Bay Entertainment has offices in Troy, MI, as well as Canada, the United Kingdom and Australia. Anchor Bay Entertainment (www.anchorbayentertainment.com) is a Starz (NASDAQ: STRZA, STRZB) business, www.starz.com.
About the Navy SEAL Foundation
The Navy SEAL Foundation's mission is to provide immediate and ongoing support and assistance to the Naval Special Warfare (NSW) community and their families. The Foundation coordinates closely with NSW commands to support the critical needs of special operators and their families. We are also a critical cornerstone of support for the families of the fallen. Our work is focused on five pillars: Warrior Support and Family Services, Educational Opportunities, Tragedy Assistance, Survivor Support and Legacy Preservation. To learn more, visit www.navySEALfoundation.org or www.facebook.com/navySEALfoundation.
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