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Ensemble cast stars Kaley Cuoco, Sasha Pieterse, Cody Horn, Virginia Madsen and Landon Liboiron; in theaters March 2016

Los Angeles, CA (November 13, 2015) - monterey media is proud to announce the acquisition of all U.S. and Canada rights to Burning Bodhi written/directed by Matthew McDuffie and starring Kaley Cuoco ("The Big Bang Theory"), Sasha Pieterse ("Pretty Little Liars", Inherent Vice), Cody Horn (Magic Mike, End of Watch), Academy Award nominee Virginia Madsen (Sideways, A Prairie Home Companion), Landon Liboiron ("Degrassi: The Next Generation", "Hemlock Grove", "Terra Nova") and Andy Buckley ("The Office", Jurassic World). Burning Bodhi Premiered as the Centerpiece Film at the Austin Film Festival. The deal was negotiated with Producer Marshall Bear and his representative Noor Ahmed of Reder & Feig LLP and attorney Chad Mathis with monterey media's Scott Mansfield. The US theatrical launch is planned for March 2016.

"How exciting it was to see the film so wonderfully received by the full house in Austin, and watch this story unfold through such poignantly moving and simultaneously humorous performances of this talented group of actors," commented Scott Mansfield, President & Managing Partner, monterey media.

About Burning Bodhi

Lifelong friends stumble back home after high school when word goes out on Facebook that the most popular among them has died. Old girlfriends, boyfriends, new lovers, parents… The reunion stirs up feelings of love, longing and regret, intertwined with the novelty of forgiveness, mortality and gratitude. A "Big Chill" for a new generation.

About monterey media inc.
monterey media is celebrating over 30 years as an exclusive distributor of quality independent films. It is a privately owned entertainment industry company specializing in uniquely curated distribution and marketing for independent films. monterey media films have been nominated or won the Independent Spirit Award, Golden Globe Award, and NAACP Image Award, and includes film premieres at Sundance, TIFF, SXSW, and the Tribeca Film Festivals, as well as being included on (the late) Roger Ebert's 10 Best Independent Films list.

Jenny Manocchio
Publicity Director

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