Ugandaâ€™s WAR/DANCE Opens
Amidst unimaginable violence and grief, these children sing and dance: they sing with vitality; they sing without fear; they sing in protest and in celebration.
"WAR/DANCE", the acclaimed documentary, winner of over 17 awards nationally and internationally, including "Best Director" at Sundance, opens in New York City and other major cities today.
War/Dance follows the historic journey of three children from northern Uganda--Dominic, Rose, and Nancy--and their school in the Patongo concentration camp, the first school from the northern war zone to make it to the finals of Uganda's national music and dance competition.
Amidst unimaginable violence and grief, these children sing and dance: they sing with vitality; they sing without fear; they sing in protest and in celebration. We will stay in theaters if tickets are sold on opening weekend. Do you belong to a book club, a movie group, a church, synagogue or mosque or any organization that might be interested? Get them to go together and have a discussion group afterward.
Or just grab your closest 10 friends. Whatever you do, make sure you see this film on opening weekend. Send reminder emails to your lists, call people in other cities where the film is opening. It is essential that we all show up to support this film.
"War/Dance" Theatrical Run Release Dates: 9-November. New York Angelika Film Center. 18 West Houston Street, New York, New York; and, Lincoln Plaza Cinemas, Broadway, between 62 and 63, New York, New York.
Los Angeles, Royal Theaters, 11523 Santa Monica Blvd., Los Angeles, CA.
November 16; Pasadena Playhouse 7, 673 E Colorado Blvd., Pasadena , CA. November 16, Washington E Street Cinema 555 11th Street, NW, Washington DC.
November 30, Boston, Kendall Square Cinema. 1 Kendall Square, Cambridge, MA. November 30, Seattle, Varsity Theater, 4329 University Way NE, Seattle WA. November 30, Philadelphia, Ritz Theater 214 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA. December 14; San Francisco, Lumiere 3 Theater 1572 California Street, San Francisco, CA.
December 14; Berkeley, Shattuck 10, 2230 Shattuck Ave., Berkeley, CA. December; 14 Minneapolis Lagoon 1320 Lagoon Ave., Minneapolis, MN.
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