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win a copy of the documentary ‘Unknown White Male’ on DVD (now closed)

WINNERS: Courtney and Larry

WIN: a one of two copies of the DVD ‘Unknown White Male’

HOW: send an email with your U.S. mailing address

THE RULES: Here’s a gimme contest for ya: No need to be funny or clever — all you need to do to enter is click to send an email. If you have not won a prize in one of my caption contests or gimme giveaways in 2006*, and you have a United States mailing address, you’re eligible to win. (*Micropatrons who’ve snagged some exclusive micropatron goodies are eligible to win.) One entry per person.
The fascinating documentary Unknown White Male arrived on DVD recently, and I’ve got two copies to give away, courtesy of Genius Productions. Here’s the scoop on the movie, from Genius:

Just imagine waking up tomorrow with no memory of today or any other since the day of your birth. Imagine living without a history, without experience, no relationships, no past troubles. Imagine starting your life over again, making a new set of friends, finding new talents and falling in love for the first time. Imagine what it’s like to see the world anew. On the 2nd July 2003 Doug Bruce left his apartment on the Lower East Side at about 8pm. No one knew where he was going. No one knew he’d gone. He turned up, 11 hours later, on the New York subway heading to Coney Island. He had no idea who he was. Unknown White Male is the startling story of a man who, for no apparent reason, lost 37 years of life history, who lost every memory of his friends, his family and every experience he had ever known. This true story follows Doug in the hours and months following his amnesia, as he tries to pierce his life back together and has to discover the world anew. The film dramatically reconstructs those first terrifying hours in Coney Island as Doug wandered around disorientated before asking the police for help and being sent to Coney Island Hospital Psychiatric ward where he was given an identity wrist tag reading `Unknown White Male’.

Read my review of the film here.

If you don’t want to wait to win, buy the DVD at Amazon.

WINNERS: Courtney and Larry

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