”Ben Lee: Catch My Disease’ DVD Out November 6th

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‘Ben Lee: Catch My Disease’ director, Amiel Courtin-Wilson
Director Amiel Courtin-Wilson‘s labor of love, Ben Lee: Catch My Disease, featured in MIFF 2012’s Knight Documentary Competition category, is now available for pre-order on Amazon and will be released on DVD and via digital/video-on-demand outlets, including iTunes on November 6th.  Nearly a decade in the making, the film traces the life of a teen pop star and his personal life in an unconventional spotlight, one that shows the hardships of fame, the sincerity of love and the significance of religion in an artist’s life. Ex-girlfriend Claire Danes and long-time friends Jason Schwartzman, Michelle Williams, Mike D, Zooey Deschanel and Winona Ryder give insight to Lee’s almost impenetrable public persona, as well as to his private hopes and insecurities.  more…

Jaie Laplante

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