Blu-Ray, DVD, Digital HD Release: Racing Extinction

Blu-ray & DVD Release Date: Feb. 23, 2016
Price: DVD $19.98, Blu-ray $19.98
Studio: Lionsgate

Academy Award-winning director Louie Psihoyos (Best Documentary, The Cove, 2009), producer Fisher Stevens (TV’s The Blacklist), and the Oceanic Preservation Society go undercover once again to expose the hidden, illegal world of the animal trade and other nefarious human activities in the documentary film Racing Extinction, was hailed as the most watched cable documentary film premiere in three years.

Racing-Extinction-1Psihoyos and company engage in a covert operation ever for an inside look at the hidden world of endangered species and a detailed analysis of the astronomical industrial growth that is changing the chemistry of the entire planet. Using hidden cameras and numerous high-tech tactics to infiltrate the world’s most dangerous black markets to document the link between carbon emissions and species extinction, Racing Extinction reveals stunning, never-before-seen images that truly change the way we see the world.

The first release in Lionsgate’s long-term agreement to distribute Discovery Communications’ programming, Racing Extinction features conservationist Jane Goodall, Tesla and Space X founder Elon Musk and professional race car driver Leilani Münter discussing what they are doing to save the planet.


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Founder and editor Laurence Lerman saw Alfred Hitchcock’s North by Northwest when he was 13 years old and that’s all it took. He has been writing about film and video for more than a quarter of a century for magazines, anthologies, websites and most recently, Video Business magazine, where he served as the Reviews Editor for 15 years.