Craig Baldwin's TRIBULATION 99 on DVD (at last)

From: Noel Lawrence (email suppressed)
Date: Thu Oct 05 2006 - 15:56:02 PDT

Hello, this might be of interest... - NL

For Immediate Release
Press contact:
Noel Lawrence
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(San Francisco, CA) OCD proudly announces the upcoming release of Craig
Baldwin’s TRIBULATION 99. After years of popular demand, the film
will be available on DVD November 28, 2006.

Upon its release in 1991, TRIBULATION 99 became an instant
counter-culture classic. Baldwin’s “pseudo-pseudo-documentary”
presents a factual chronicle of US intervention in Latin America in the
form of the ultimate far-right conspiracy theory, combining covert
action, environmental catastrophe, space aliens, cattle mutilations,
killer bees, religious prophecy, doomsday diatribes, and just about
every other crackpot theory broadcast through the dentures of the
modern paranoiac.

A delirious vortex of hard truths, deadpan irony, and archival mash-ups
– industrials, graphs, cartoons, movies from Hollywood B to Mexican Z –
TRIBULATION 99 constructs a truly perverse vision of American

“One of the most exhilarating underground movies in recent years… A
relentlessly lurid agitprop for the cyberpunk generation.”
- J. Hoberman, Premiere Magazine

“An unparalleled achievement in wicked social satire.”
- Michael Atkinson, Film Comment

“Like speed spiked with an LSD chaser!”
- Manohla Dargis, Village Voice

Also! Two early rarities from Baldwin:

ROCKETKITKONGOKIT: This kaleidoscopic collage-essay traces an
alternative history of post-colonial Congo, the CIA, and military

WILD GUNMAN: A dense montage of cowboy iconography, advertising
campaigns and pop-culture imagery within an interactive penny-arcade

Craig Baldwin’s TRIBULATION 99
97 minutes (Feature + Shorts)
Price: $24.95
Pre-Order: November 7, 2006
Street: November 28, 2006

Special Features:

• Director’s Commentary
• Interview Booklet with Craig Baldwin
• Upcoming Releases from Other Cinema DVD

For more information, or to set up an interview with Craig Baldwin,
please call 415-290-0401 or e-mail email suppressed

Home-use and institutional copies of the DVD can be ordered online at

For wholesale purchase, please contact Facets Distribution at
773-281-9075 or (address suppressed)

About Other Cinema DVD

The Other Cinema Digital label provides an alternative platform for the
distribution of extraordinary film works. We celebrate peculiar visions
and offbeat sensibilities, drawn from the contemporary underground as
well as the archives. Be it auteur, exploitation, or industrial, OCD
delivers a decidedly different audio-visual experience -- ingenious,
comic, critical... dangerous.

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