I am writing to share the news that the world premiere of The Anderson Monarchs documentary film is coming up in August. The film has been invited to screen as part of the prestigious Docuweeks 2012 Showcase. This curated showcase selects the best feature length documentaries and screens them in movie theaters in New York City and Los Angeles in August. After these screenings, the film will be eligible to be entered into the Academy Awards. Docuweeks is a terrific showcase that helps independent filmmakers like me get the film released theatrically to be seen by as many people as possible.
The link is here: Docuweeks 2012
As I am writing this, we are doing the very final steps to get the film ready for its big screen debut. It is very exciting indeed to be holding the world premiere screenings at the IFC Center in NYC from Aug. 17th to 23rd, and at the Laemelle Noho 7 in Los Angeles from Aug. 24 to 30th.
I've also been busy working on the new website for the film, so when you get a chance, check it out at: The Anderson Monarchs
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I hope to see as many of you as I can at the upcoming screenings! The young ladies of The Anderson Monarchs are quite excited to see themselves on the big screen! The LA Times will be doing a review of the film when it screens in Los Angeles, and Variety has already highlighted our film as one of the ones selected for this amazing showcase.
I really once again want to thank each and every one of you for backing the film and believing in the story. Great things are about to begin!
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