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Theatrical Release Playdates For Oscar-Nominated 'War Witch' ('Rebelle') Revealed

Shadow and Act By Courtney | Shadow and Act February 12, 2013 at 5:15PM

We've got official theatrical playdates, hot off the presses, for Kim Nguyen's Oscar-nominated (Best Foreign Language Film) Congo-set drama War Witch or Rebelle, an S&A 2012 Highlight selection, which stars Rachel Mwanza.
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"War Witch"
"War Witch"

We've got official theatrical playdates, hot off the presses, for Kim Nguyen's Oscar-nominated (Best Foreign Language Film) Congo-set drama War Witch or Rebelle, an S&A 2012 Highlight selection, which stars Rachel Mwanza.

The film is about a young Congolese girl and child soldier named Komona (played by Mwanza, who won a Best Actress Award at Berlin for her performance), her fight for survival and struggle to find some normalcy and peace in her life.

The multi-award-winning film has already won some film awards this year, and will now finally get a theatrical release through Tribeca Film, starting in New York on March 1 2013, and expanding to other markets through June.

It's a film that we encourage you to see in the theater, but if you can't wait until it comes to your city, or if it's not coming to your city at all, the film will also be available on demand starting on February 26th.

Here are the theatrical playdates for the film's release, sent to us today:

OPENS THEATRICALLY IN NY MARCH 1, 2013 - Angelika Theater & Lincoln Plaza

March 8                      Los Angeles, CA              Laemmle Royal Theatre         

March 8                      Encino, CA                      Laemmle Town Centre 5

March 8                      Pasadena, CA                 Laemmle Playhouse 7

March 15                    Seattle, WA                     SIFF Cinema

March 15                    Palm Springs, CA            Camelot

March 15                    San Francisco, CA           Roxie

March 15                    Berkely                            Elmwood 3

March 22                    Chicago, IL                      Music Box Theater

March 22                    Santa Cruz, CA                Nickelodeon

March 22                    Phoenix, AZ                    Shea 14

March 22                    Tuscon, AZ                       Loft Cinema

March 27                    Boston, MA                      Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

March 29                    Miami, FL                        Tower Theater

March 29                    Portland, OR                    Living Room Theaters

March 29                    Boca Raton, FL                Living Room Theaters

March 29                    San Diego, CA                 Gaslamp 15

March 29                    Houston, TX                     Sundance Cinemas

March 29                    Salem, MA                       Cinema Salem

April 5                                Denver                        Sie Film Center

April 5                                Little Rock                  Market Street Cinema

April 10                              Boulder                       International Film Series

June 14                              Detroit                         Detroit Institute of the Arts

Here's the trailer:


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