Isabella Rossellini Celebrates Motherhood And All Its Quirky Wonder With 'Mammas,' Nine New Shorts Premiering On Sundance

   Isabella Rossellini Celebrates Motherhood And All Its Quirky Wonder With
         'Mammas,' Nine New Shorts Premiering On Sundance Channel And
    This Mother's Day, Sunday May 12

A Follow up to Rossellini's Critically-Acclaimed Web Series 'Green Porno',
'Mammas' Explores Maternal Instincts in the Animal Kingdom

PR Newswire

NEW YORK, May 8, 2013

NEW YORK, May 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --After showing the world the
unconventional mating and scandalous sex lives of animalsin her Webby-award
winning, internationally acclaimed short film series "Green Porno" and "Green
Porno Seduce Me," Isabella Rossellini returns to Sundance Channel and sets
herprovocativelens oncreatures' rites of passage into motherhood in her
latest series "Mammas," airing on Mother's Day, Sunday, May 12 at 5:30pm
et/pt. The webseries will be available simultaneously on

Featuringfantasticalcostumes and weirdly delightfulenactments, the actress
writes, directs and slipsinto therole of animal motherin nine episodes of
"Mammas," playing non-traditional creatures and the different ways their
maternal instinct is put into action in nature. From cuckoos who willingly
hand their young to another mother to fiercely loving wasps who bury animals
alive for baby food, Isabella's entertaining and educational portrayals will
show varying ways mothers provide for their offspring.

"The art of being a mother and how it transcends all species is captivating.
These "Mammas' may change and confound your ideas of maternity, whether it's
the inherent altruistic nature of mothers to the great lengths various
creatures will take to ensure the survival of their young," said Rossellini.

"Funny, inventive and completely irresistible, Isabella is back exploring the
animal world in a way that is mind-blowing and also informative for the human
species," said Sarah Barnett, General Manager, Sundance Channel. "'Mammas' is
our unorthodoxMothers Day shout-out to mothers of all kinds."

"Mammas" is written and directed by Isabella Rossellini and produced by
Patrice Haddad and Claire Marquet in association with Sundance Channel.

About Sundance Channel
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today's creative icons and the emerging talent of tomorrow, Sundance Channel
tells bold stories with a fresh point of view. In addition to award-winning
films, Sundance Channel is home to daring new original programming. Launched
in 1996 and owned and operated by AMC Networks Inc., Sundance Channel provides
perspectives dedicated to founder Robert Redford's mission to celebrate

About AMC Networks Inc.
Dedicated to producing quality programming and movie content for more than 30
years, AMC Networks Inc. owns and operates several of the most popular and
award-winning brands in cable television. AMC, IFC, Sundance Channel, WE tv,
and IFC Films produce and deliver distinctive, compelling and culturally
relevant content that engages audiences across multiple platforms. The company
also operates AMC/Sundance Channel Global, an international programming
business, and AMC Networks Broadcasting & Technology, a full-service network
programming feed origination and distribution company.

SOURCE Sundance Channel

Contact: Katie Lanegran, Sundance Channel, (646) 273-7154,; or Kayla Hurne, FerenComm, (612) 354-3600,
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