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The Babadook Celebrates Pride Month with Limited LGBTQ Edition Blu-ray

If there's one thing the internet is full of, it's surprises; such was the case when back in 2017, it collectively decided that The Babadook was an LGBTQ icon. The 2014 film of the same name gained a sudden resurgence in popularity after the sinister presence became a queer icon, and now, IFC films is finally giving fans what they've been wanting since then -- a special LGBTQ Pride Edition courtesy of Scream Factory.

Fans can purchase a LGBTQ Pride Edition copy of the fantastic The Babadook from director Jennifer Kent for $19.99. While it doesn't include any extra material than what's readily available on other DVD and Blu-ray editions of the film, it does feature an exclusive slip cover. And more importantly, a percentage of all sales during the month of June will be donated to the Los Angeles LGBT Center.

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Per Shout Factory, there will only be 2,500 copies produced and it will be sold exclusively through the website. Each copy will be numbered and feature the Pride Month-themed slipcover packaging, which will be shrink-wrapped over the existing Blu-ray release; the slipcover is said to have a "gloss finish with embossed highlights."

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It's also worth noting that, while the Los Angeles LGBT Center is in California, the center does provide much-needed services to many -- including those across the country. If you for some reason don't want a Pride Edition of the film, you can make a donation directly to the organization. But if you do want a copy of the prideful Babadook? You may want to hurry before it sells out.

(via Shout Factory)

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