Tuesday, September 20, 2011

10 plus 10 for 10th Anniversary of Bones

10plus 10 special offer

To celebrate the l0th birthday ofthe film’s premiere (August, 2001), the filmmakers of Singing The Bones have created 10plus 10, a special offer to screen the film as part of the 10thyear of its completion.

To assist hosts in participating, filmmakers are asking only $10 plus 10% of income at the door for any screening. This will encourageindividuals to organize a local screening, with a very minimal cost outlay forthe film itself. 

To qualify you must gather an audience of a minimum of 20people for a screening. Once a date is set, we would like to see a digital copyof your promotional materials. At the screening you also agree to send photosof your audience and venue for our blog, www.singingthebones.blogspot.com

At the Mill Valley InternationalFilm Festival, where the film screened in 2001, in the wake of 9/11, SingingThe Bones opened to sold out audiences, whofound the film stimulating, challenging and comforting at the same time andstayed until closing to discuss the film.

Singing The Bones is as relevant and compelling as it was in 2001.Audiences in England, Canada, Sweden, Australia, New Zealand and the UnitedStates enthusiastically embraced this universal story over and over again:

“The best film I have seen in along time. It is deep, it is honest, it is unpretentious and beautifullyconceived. Thanks to the filmmakers and Caitlin’s mind-blowing performance. Thebeauty and honesty of this masterpiece of a film should be made available toall. This film is true HEALING.” Ingrid Lewis, Doula in UK

Singing The Bones was first produced as a play by Caitlin Hicks inSechelt at The Rockwood Centre in 1992, and published by Playwrights Union ofCanada in 1997. Three monologues from the play were published in the New Yorkpublication, The Best Women’s Stage Monologues of 1997 Smith &Kraus. You can purchase a downloadable copyof the original play at www.smashwords.com/books/view/48770
Sara Davies, producer of thetheatrical production at Salford University , Midlands, UK, wrote: “...many ofus felt it was the most powerful and important play we had ever had the fortuneto attend...The issues dealt with in Singing The Bones really need to be though about and discussed in thiscountry.”

To find out about a tour in your area

Contact: Facebook: Singing theBones 10th anniversary group
Phone on the west coast of Canada1(604)886-3634
Email: caitlinhicks[@]dccnet.com

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