Reviews from Cinequest Premiere on March 5 and 6

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A Perfect Soldier at Siskel in Chicago on April 30!

Mark your calendar, April 30, 2011 at 8pm, A Perfect Soldier will be showing at the Siskel Film Center in downtown Chicago!  More details and advance tickets will be available soon.

We’re all off to San Jose tomorrow for the world premiere of A Perfect Soldier this weekend!  For anyone in the Bay area, tickets are still available through the Cinequest website.  Thanks for your interest and more updates soon!

Frontline Club and Vail Film Festival

About a month ago, we were asked to screen “A Perfect Soldier” at the prestigious Frontline Club in London.  Details and a screening date were finalized over the weekend (set for March 18, 7pm).  You can view a formal write-up here: http://frontlineclub.com/events/2011/03/screening—a-perfect-soldier.html

On Saturday night, we were informed by the Vail Film Festival “A Perfect Soldier” had been accepted into their 2011 festival!  Screening time and dates will be sent on/after March 1 but you can see a listing of the films here: http://www.vailfilmfest.com/program/

Thanks for your interest!

World Premiere of A Perfect Soldier in San Jose, CA!

We’re excited to announce the world premiere of A Perfect Soldier on March, 5, 2011!  The film will premiere during the opening weekend of the Cinequest Film Festival in San Jose, CA.  Director John Severson, Producer and Editor Jonathan Lacocque, Writer Clara Lehmann, and Director of Photography Jose Rios will all be in attendance for the opening screening.  Anyone in the Bay area or interested in seeing some great films, you can see more information and buy tickets here:

http://www.cinequest.org/event_view.php?eid=1487

We’re hoping to have information on a local Chicago premiere and other festival showings for you soon!  In the meantime, check out our new trailer here:

http://www.aperfectsoldier.com/trailer.html

 

“Enemies of the People” – BBC story on filmmaker

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-pacific-11968144

CNN HEROES – Aki Ra nominated in LA

The subject of A Perfect Soldier, Aki Ra, was recently presented with a 2010 CNN Top Ten Hero Award this week in Los Angeles, California. The award was presented to Aki Ra by actress Renee Zellweger who introduced and honored him for his efforts to clear Cambodia of landmines.

CNN presented an all-star tribute to the top ten heroes of 2010 from LA’s Shrine Auditorium. Anderson Cooper hosted the fourth annual award show that spotlights everyday people who are changing the world. Joining the list of stars participating in the show were presenters Halle Berry, Demi Moore, Jessica Alba, Kid Rock, LL Cool J, Renee Zellweger, Gerard Butler, Kiefer Sutherland, Marisa Tomei and Aaron Eckhart. Rock legends Bon Jovi also performed at the two-hour celebrity-studded tribute.

The CNN Heroes tribute broadcast on Thanksgiving night and continued throughout this last weekend. For anyone who missed the broadcast, you can see more information with the below links. Congratulations to Aki Ra and the rest of the heroes!

http://www.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/us/2010/11/22/pkg.anderson.heroes.wrap.cnn.html
http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/showtracker/2010/11/cnn-honors-unsung-heroes-of-the-world.html


Photo taken prior to award ceremony in Los Angeles. From left to right: Tom Shadyac, Aki Ra, Richard Fitoussi, Bill Morse

Northwestern Law Screening

A Perfect Soldier Screening Flyer(2)

On Tuesday, November 9, “A Perfect Soldier” screened at Northwestern University’s Strawn Hall.  The screening was hosted and attended by Professor David Scheffer, Director for the Center of International Human Rights.  Attendees included NU faculty and students as well as other invited guests.  The film was very well received by the audience and a Q & A with the film’s Director immediately followed the screening.  Thank you to Professor Scheffer and the NU staff for hosting the screening!  Scheffer also maintains one of the most informative blogs on the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia.  Visit www.cambodiatribunalmonitor.org today!