Today, Traction Media, Animal Kingdom and Cinedigm are proud to announce that Destin Cretton's universally acclaimed and award-winning Short Term 12 will be available on DVD and Blu-ray starting January 14, 2014.

After much success on the festival circuit and winning the SXSW Grand Jury and Audience Awards - Narrative Competition, Cinedigm released Short Term 12 on August 23, 2013 in New York and Los Angeles before expanding to over 100 top markets with $1,000,707 B.O. to date.

Most recently, the film received the 2014 Spirit Award nomination for Best Lead Actress for Brie Larson, Best Supporting Male Actor for Keith Stanfield and Best Editing. Additionally, Brie Larson was just awarded Best Actress at the 2014 Gotham Independent Film Awards.

Short Term 12 is told through the eyes of Grace (Brie Larson, Scott Pilgrim Vs. the World, 21 Jump Street), a twenty-something supervisor at a group home for troubled teens. She's passionate, tough, and in love with her long-term boyfriend and co-worker, Mason (John Gallagher Jr., The Newsroom). But Grace's difficult past, her fierce independence - and the arrival of a distraught new girl at the facility - create complications that push Grace and Mason to the brink. How this couple overcomes those challenges is what makes this film an entirely unique love story. Grace and Mason come to embrace a surprising future together, discovering truth, humor, and family in unexpected places along the way.

In his Los Angeles Times Review, Kenneth Turan proclaims, "A wonder! Exceptional, moving and intimate. Honestly earns every bit of its emotional impact." New York Times critic Manohla Dargis says the film is "A delicate intensity of feeling... a terrific, completely persuasive Brie Larson..." Owen Gleiberman of Entertainment Weekly declares "Grade A: A drama of astonishing emotional purity."

Short Term 12 has a running time of 96 minutes and is rated R for language and brief sexuality.

Bonus features not rated. DVD and Blu-ray special features include Over 30 Minutes of Bonus Features include Deleted Scenes, Behind the Scenes Featurette, Making the Music Featurette, Cast and Crew Screening featuring The Shivers, Short Term 12: The Original Short Film, Trailers, Teasers and Outreach Partners.

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