Rebel Films Wins Award at Indie Fest

Rebel Films' Avenge wins the Award of Merit from the latest Indie Fest. Rebel Films announces DVD release date for Avenge.

Gregory Christian and Babe Knuuttila, of Rebel Films, have won a prestigious Award of Merit from The Indie Fest. The award was given for Rebel Films' exciting mafia drama, Avenge, which is the first Shakespearean "collage" since Orson Welles' acclaimed Chimes at Midnight (1965). Avenge features Mark Arnold (Teen Wolf) and Anne Lockhart (Battlestar Galactica).

Writer/Director Gregory Christian said, "It is an honor to receive this award from The Indie Fest on behalf of the cast and crew, without whom, none of this would be possible." The story is about a mafia widow who conspires with three gypsies to bring about the downfall of four prominent New York families. Rebel Films will release the DVD on April 29, 2014.

The Indie Fest recognizes film professionals who demonstrate exceptional achievement in craft and creativity, and those who produce standout entertainment or contribute to profound social change. Entries are judged by highly qualified professionals in the film industry. Information about The Indie Fest and a list of recent winners can be found at www.theindiefest.com

In winning an Indie, Rebel Films joins the ranks of other high-profile winners of this internationally respected award. Thomas Baker, Ph.D., who chairs The Indie Fest, had this to say about the latest winners, "The Indie is not an easy award to win. Entries are judged from around the world. The Indie helps set the standard for craft and creativity. The judges were pleased with the exceptionally high quality of entries. The goal of The Indie is to help winners achieve the recognition they deserve."

For more information, please visit the Rebel Films' Avenge website @ www.facebook.com/rebelfilmsavenge

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