us of a Theatrical most beneficial For South African Drama ‘Otelo Burning’ At MIST Harlem Cinemas 10/3

us of a Theatrical most beneficial For South African Drama ‘Otelo Burning’ At MIST Harlem Cinemas 10/3

Vanessa saw Sara Blecher’s Otelo Burning at ABFF in July, and reviewed it positively right here.

The rest of you, those that reside in NYC anyway, will get your probability to see it when it makes its US theatrical debut on October third, at the new MIST Harlem Cinemas.

particulars in the press free up beneath… trailer and poster underneath:

big apple, big apple August 27, 2012 city of God meets Blue Crush in OTELO BURNING, a good looking, coming-of-age drama through award-successful filmmaker Sara Blecher. the brand new South African feature movie items a gripping anecdote of township youngsters as they discover surfing – a newfound freedom through water. The film will make its U.S. theatrical most suitable at long island’s new cinemas at MIST Harlem on Wednesday, October 3rd with the aid of autonomous enjoyment and The Turner community.

OTELO BURNING arrives following acclaimed screenings at such prestigious film gala’s on the BFI London overseas movie festival and the Busan overseas festival in Korea. at the Durban foreign movie pageant, OTELO BURNING turned into chosen because the Opening evening option, and on the Seattle overseas film pageant, it become nominated for the Golden Needle Award. The film turned into additional honored on the 2012 African movie Academy Awards, where it gained two of 13 complete nominations, together with the prize for ideal Cinematography and most excellent baby Actor Tshepang Mohlomi. OTELO BURNING additionally gained the Golden Owl viewers Award for top of the line film at Cinerama BC Brazil and optimum South African movie on the Cape Winelands movie competition.

in line with actual hobbies, the story unfolds as three teenage chums – Otelo, New year, and Mandla – look for an escape via a time of turmoil in the township of Lamontville, South Africa and discover freedom during the pleasure of surfing. Shot in picturesque Durban, OTELO BURNING is a strikingly dynamic portrait of hope and growth for a gaggle of proud youngsters and a nation itself.

Sara Blecher is an award winning documentary director and producer with numerous projects beneath her belt including “Bay of lots,” an award-winning 26-part drama sequence chronicling the lives of a bunch of Zulu lifeguards on the Durban beachfront. In 2011, she released “browsing Soweto,” a documentary following the lives and deaths of a group of so-called ‘educate surfers’ in South Africa. And in 2009, she produced and directed the South African edition of the ordinary tv truth collection “Who Do You feel you are?” OTELO BURNING is Blecher’s first characteristic film. Kevin Fleischer is the movie’s government Producer with credit including White marriage ceremony Stepping Stone 2009 and Paradise cease Stepping Stone 2011, with White wedding being the South African entry to the overseas Language category of the 2010 Academy Awards.

check out the trailer beneath:

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