Five dollars will get you a remarkable Lowell-produced documentary: “Tough Love: A Meditation on Dominance and Dogs” now available for online viewing!

Here’s some anticipated local film news! If you were unable to make it to our film screening of the Lowell-produced documentary Tough Love: A Meditation on Dominance and Dogs, you can now view the film online in its entirety  for just $5.00 via That’s the latest good word from Anchorhold Films and Tower Hill Films, the production companies founded by UMass Lowell Professor & documentary filmmaker Chad Montrie. And if you want to own it after you view it, you can purchase the Tough Love DVD for $15.00 (Blu Ray for $20.00) via the site as well.

A Boston-area screening is coming up this Thursday, September 27, at 6:45PM at the Robbins Library in Arlington, MA, with more screenings on the way. Get all the Tough Love news by signing up for the Anchorhold Films e-newsletter at — just click on “Contact.”

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