SOURCE: Visual Industries

May 13, 2008 09:15 ET

Visual Industries, Inc. (VUAL) Subsidiary Sterling Worldwide Entertainment and The American Cancer Society - Cancer Action Network, Promotes the Controversial Secondhand Smoke Movie, "The Pack"

PENNINGTON, NJ--(Marketwire - May 13, 2008) - Visual Industries, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: VUAL) Subsidiary Sterling Worldwide Entertainment's independent film, "The Pack," along with Electric Movies and Jamaad Production, are proud to announce the collaboration of the American Cancer Society - Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) with the Connecticut Film Festival, www.ctfilmfest.com. "The Pack," can be seen on May 25, 2008 5pm at the Palace Theatre in Danbury Connecticut. The cost of the movie is $25.00 and includes a cocktail reception and question and answer session with the actors. The proceeds from the screening are to benefit ACS CAN.

"The Pack," directed by Alyssa Rallo Bennett and written by Alyssa and Gary O. Bennett, stars Lucie Arnaz, Ryan Homchick, Carlos Leon, and Angie Martinez. The film was inspired by real-life stories and documented cases where secondhand smoke is believed to be the cause of a loved one's death.

Bryte Johnson, Director of Government Relations and Advocacy, states, "ACS CAN views 'The Pack' as an outreach to the community about the dangers of secondhand smoke, and as an excellent opportunity to engage people in the discussion about the health, moral, and ethical issues regarding secondhand smoke. This film is a provocative, entertaining drama that raises some intriguing and complicated questions about how personal habits can have far-reaching effects. We look forward to the conversations that are sure to follow for anyone who sees this riveting film."

"Sterling's mission is to create and market thought-provoking films that also entertain," said Kira Baskerville-Williams, Sterling Worldwide Entertainment CEO. "We believe that we have achieved this with 'The Pack.'"

The American Cancer Society - Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) is the nonprofit, nonpartisan sister advocacy organization of the American Cancer Society, dedicated to eliminating cancer as a major health problem, www.acscan.org.

To view trailer of the movie, please visit www.thepack.info or www.sterlingwwe.com.

For further information, contact Rich Kaiser, Investor relations, YES INTERNATIONAL, 800-631-8127.

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  • Rich Kaiser
    Investor relations
    YES INTERNATIONAL
    800-631-8127