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WOLFE RELEASING RECEIVES THE 2014 SPECIAL RECOGNITION ESTEEM AWARD?

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WOLFE RELEASING RECEIVES THE
2014 SPECIAL RECOGNITION
ESTEEM AWARD

SAN JOSE, Calif. (July 1, 2014)?? Wolfe Releasing, the world?s largest exclusive distributor of gay and lesbian films, will receive the 2014 Special Recognition Award at the 8th?annual PrideIndex.com Esteem Awards, which honors organizations that support the African-American LGBT communities. Wolfe Releasing is being recognized for their continued efforts to release films that celebrate and support the African-American LGBT communities. The Esteem Awards are voted on by panelists and former honorees from across the country and will be held on July 5th in Chicago.

“We’re thrilled to honor Wolfe Video with our Special Recognition Award for their longtime commitment to serving African-American LGBT audiences,” said PrideIndex.com ?Esteem Awards founder Philip Esteem Fleming. “It?s vitally important for all of us to see our lives reflected on the big screen.”

?In our almost 30 year history, Wolfe has been committed to bringing audiences LGBT stories from all walks of life. We are deeply honored to be acknowledged with the 2014 Special Recognition Award,? said Wolfe President Maria Lynn. ?We look forward to encouraging future African-American LGBT filmmakers to continue to bring their culturally rich stories to life.?

Highlights of Wolfe Releasing?s extensive catalog of African-American film releases include?Rodney Evans’s Sundance Award-winner?Brother To Brother; the smash hit musical?Leave It On The Floor; animated lesbian sci-fi feature?Strange Frame; last year?s powerful drama starring Wendell Pierce,?Four; and this year?s groundbreaking comedy-action thriller by out gay actor-director Doug Spearman,?Hot Guys with Guns.

About Wolfe Releasing

The largest exclusive distributor of lesbian, gay, bi and transgender (LGBT) films, Wolfe has been serving customers since 1985. Major Wolfe releases in 2014 include the award-winning lesbian romantic drama,?Reaching for the Moon?(co-starring Miranda Otto and Gloria Pires); the 2013 Sundance Film Festival hit,?Pit Stop; and the highly acclaimed documentary?I Am Divine. Wolfe is also well known for the DVD releases of such beloved modern classics as?Kiss Me,?Undertow,?Desert Hearts?and?Big Eden. Wolfe?s acclaimed motion picture library can be found at WolfeVideo.com as well as at national retailers such as Netflix, Barnes & Noble, Amazon and VOD destinations such as Comcast, Time Warner, YouTube Movies, Hulu, iTunes and, of course, WolfeOnDemand.com.

Find more info online at?http://www.wolfevideo.com

About The Esteem Awards

Since 2007, PrideIndex.com?s Esteem Awards has honored local and national organizations and individuals for their continued efforts in supporting the African-American and LGBT communities in the areas of entertainment, media, civil rights, business and art.

Find more info online at?http://www.TheEsteemAwards.com

About PrideIndex.com

PrideIndex.com is an online entertainment guide to events, bars and parties for the African-American and LGBT communities. It features profiles of activist, authors, club promoters, filmmakers, performance artsts, conferences, support groups and health & wellness resources. Visit PrideIndex.com at?http://www.PrideIndex.com.