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OWN Documentary Club Premiere Dates Announced


Los Angeles, CA - OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network announced today premiere dates for six films to be broadcast as part of the OWN Documentary Club.   The films, airing monthly on Thursdays from 9-11 p.m. ET/PT, will round out the 2011 OWN Documentary Club film slate and launch into the new year beginning with "Life 2.0" August 25, "Most Valuable Players" September 8, "Miss Representation" October 20, "Crime After Crime" November 3, "One Lucky Elephant" December 1 and "Louder Than a Bomb" January 5, 2012. The announcement comes on the heals of the network's first OWN Documentary Club film "Becoming Chaz" garnering three Primetime Emmy Award nominations for Outstanding Nonfiction Special, Directing and Picture Editing

Rosie O'Donnell hosts the OWN Documentary Club helping select key films and inspiring deeper conversations.  ro*co productions serves as a partner for the OWN Documentary Club to help source and identify relevant documentaries for OWN.

The compelling documentary "Life 2.0" follows a group of people whose lives are dramatically transformed by the virtual world Second Life.  They enter a new reality, whose inhabitants assume alternate personas in the form of avatars -- digital alter egos that can be sculpted and manipulated to the heart's desire.  The film is foremost an intimate, character-based drama about people who look to a virtual world in search of something they are missing in their real lives.  "Life 2.0," winner of the 2010 Philadelphia Film Festival Best Documentary Feature Award, is an Andrew Lauren Productions, PalmStar Entertainment and OWN presentation.

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