Splendid news, indeed. Derek Jarman's masterpiece War Requiem will be out on a new DVD edition in the US. Kino International plans to bring out this true gem starring Sir Laurence Olivier, Tilda Swinton, Owen Teale, Nathaniel Parker and Sean Bean on September 2, 2008 on a region one encoded wide-screen DVD. You can already pre-order this DVD via various on-line outlets. I'll try and keep you posted on more news and info about this issue. Please note that all given info is subject to change and is merely meant to keep you up to date.

I think this is also the right time to draw your attention to a rare event happening in Liverpool later this week (June 28th, 2008). As a curtain raiser for the live performance of Benjamin Britten's War Requiem (Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra) at Liverpool Cathedral on Saturday 28th June, Outsiders are proud to present the late great Derek Jarman's film of this unique choral work, introduced by the producer of the film, Don Boyd. The film's producer will give insight into the film's making and stay for a question and answer session at the end.

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