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Head Back to 1976 With ShockYa’s Funkytown Giveaway

Ready to disco and boogie the night away? Enter for a chance to win a copy of the new movie, “Funkytown” in ShockYa’s “Funkytown” Twitter Giveaway.

Here’s how to enter:

First follow us @ShockYa. Next, @mention us with the phrase, “@Shockya is Giving Away A Copy of Funkytown, Follow & RT To Enter To Win” You have until Wednesday, August 15 at 5 p.m. PST to tweet us the phrase and you can retweet the phrase once per day.

We will choose the winners at random, so keep your eye out for notification via Twitter!

“Funkytown,” starring Patrick Huard (“Starbuck”), Justin Chatwin (“War of the Worlds,” “Dragonball”), Paul Doucet (“Wicker Park”), Raymond Bouchard (“Le Banquet”), François Létourneau (“Cheech”), Geneviève Brouillette (“L’affaire Dumont”), Sophie Cadieux (“Angle mort”), and Sarah Mutch (“The Seamstress”). The film is directed by Daniel Roby (“La promesse”) and written by Steve Galluccio (“Mambo Italiano”), and it is based on true events. The film follows eight people in 1976 as they struggle to balance freedom and tradition, lovers and family, drugs and sobriety, and fame and anonymity in a time where excessive living was the norm and disco music was king.

Good luck to all who enter! “Funkytown” will be released to DVD on Tuesday, October 2, 2012.

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Monique Jones blogs about race and culture in entertainment, particularly movies and television. You can read her articles at Racialicious, and her new site, COLOR . You can also listen to her new podcast, What would Monique Say.

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