LOS ANGELES, Dec. 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - PUNCTURED HOPE is an Academy Awards(R) 2010 Qualified Feature Film for nomination consideration. The film was very successful throughout its awards' qualification run of theatrical screenings this past November in Los Angeles.
As a result of increased awareness and interest in the film, additional private and public screenings are scheduled to take place in Los Angeles between December 11 and December 24.
"We hope that this extended round of screenings will provide the public, film critics and Members of the Academy, with the opportunity to come and watch PUNCTURED HOPE's portrayal of the reality of rogue Black Magic violence against women in Africa, presented in a non-graphic style." - Bruno Pischiutta, Director.
UPCOMING SCREENING SCHEDULE:
The Canadians Abroad California social organization and the Eastman Kodak Company are the sponsors of two private screenings at the Kodak Screening Room (6700 Santa Monica Blvd., Los Angeles). The first screening is on December 11 at 7:00 PM. The second screening, followed by a reception and a Q&A period with Director Bruno Pischiutta and with Producer Daria Trifu, is on December 13 at 3:00 PM.
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Toronto Pictures is releasing PUNCTURED HOPE, for one week only, at the Laemmle Monica 4 Theater (1332 2nd Street, Santa Monica). The screenings, open to the public, are scheduled as follows:
December 18 -__ at 4:30 PM and at 9:40 PM
December 19 -__ at 4:30 PM and at 9:40 PM
December 20 -__ at 4:30 PM and at 9:40 PM
December 21 -__ at 4:30 PM and at 9:40 PM
December 22 -__ at 4:30 PM and at 9:40 PM
December 23 -__ at 4:30 PM and at 9:40 PM
December 24 -__ at 4:30 PM and at 9:40 PM
To purchase advance tickets, please go to: http:// www.laemmle.com/viewmovie.php?mid=5394
(Tickets may also be purchased on the day of the show at the theatre box office)
Maestro Bruno Pischiutta and Producer Daria Trifu will be attending all the screenings. "We enjoy this Awards Season and it is always interesting to witness the viewers' spontaneous reaction." Between the screenings, they will be working on their upcoming feature film production, which is based on the novel "Breaking My Silence" written by Jane McCormick. Jane was, for many years, very close to Frank Sinatra. The film will deal with the relation between child abuse and prostitution. It will be non-graphic and it will create a new genre. "The structure of this new feature will be something that has never been seen before."
About PUNCTURED HOPE: "PUNCTURED HOPE - A STORY ABOUT TROKOSI AND YOUNG GIRLS' SLAVERY IN TODAY'S WEST AFRICA" is the first mainstream feature film (USD 5.8 M, Hollywood standard, 35 mm, 91 min., English Language, Color, NR) that is based on an African story, interpreted by an all-African cast of professional actors and shot in Africa, under the direction of visionary Maestro Bruno Pischiutta.
A Company with a conscience - About Toronto Pictures (PINK: TTOPF): Targeting a global audience, Toronto Pictures explores different cultures and addresses controversial issues of our time in a dramatic format. Toronto Pictures develops and produces Hollywood standard, 35 mm feature films that provoke thought, not violence.
SOURCE Toronto Pictures Inc.
Originally published by Toronto Pictures Inc..