We have a few quick updates to share.
First, Love Between the Covers was recently named the #1 Editor’s Choice for 2015 by the American Library Association’s Booklist magazine!
“Writers and fans demonstrate affection and mutual respect for each other in this well-edited program that will be devoured by romance readers, aspiring writers, and anyone who loves reading."
- Candace Smith, Booklist
To find out where you can see Love Between the Covers, visit our screenings page. The film is being shown in libraries, universities, community halls, and movie theaters all around the US—and in Canada, Australia, and England. February was an especially busy month because of Valentine’s Day! And many more screenings are scheduled in the coming months.
Here are a few photos people have sent us of their successful events built around screenings of Love Between the Covers:
Romance editor Rachel Skinner organized a screening and romance book fair on the Pearl Harbor-Hickam Military Base in Honolulu.
Love Between the Covers interviewee and romance scholar Jen Lois hosted a screening of the film at Western Washington University, where she teaches sociology. She was joined on the panel by romance writer Karina Cooper, Village Books event coordinator Sam Kaas, and Julie Duggar, a senior English instructor at WWU.
And Jennifer Lohmann, Romance Writers of America Librarian of the Year for 2010, hosted a screening at the Durham County Public Library in North Carolina. Jennifer spoke on a panel with LBTC interviewee and Riptide Publishing editor Sarah Lyons, romance writer Sabrina Jeffries, and 2015 RWA Librarian of the Year Lisa Schimmer.
Again, for more information about upcoming screenings, visit: lovebetweenthecovers.com/screenings
Love Between the Covers is now available for educational purchase from Women Make Movies, so if you work with a university or public library, you can get your institutional copy here: www.wmm.com/filmcatalog/pages/c924.shtml
We’ve signed on with Java Films for international distribution of Love Between the Covers, and there were many interested broadcasters at the recent market at Berlinale. For more information on Java: http://www.javafilms.fr/
We are finalizing deals for domestic broadcast, digital streaming, video-on-demand. and private DVD sales. So stay tuned!
We promise to keep you posted about the official public release of Love Between the Covers. And we hope you will be enthusiastic ambassadors for the film you helped us make!
With many many thanks.
Laurie and the BHP team