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'Otelo Burning' presented by IFP, Turner Group & Autonomous Entertainment

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IFP, The Turner Group & Autonomous Entertainertainment



NOVEMBER 9th-15th, 2012






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 Shot in Durban, South Africa and directed by Sara Blecher, an award winning documentary director and producer.  Somewhere between City of God and Blue Crush, the film tells the story of a group of township kids who discover the joy of surfing.  It is set in 1989, against a backdrop of brewing conflict between two political groups in Lamontville.  When 16-year-old Otelo Buthelezi takes to the water for the first time, it is clear that he was born to surf.  

Then tragedy strikes.  On the day that Nelson Mandela is released from prison, Otelo is forced to choose between surfing success and justice.  This beautifully made, insightful and entertaining film captures a turbulent time in the history of South Africa.

 Filmed in Zulu with English subtitles, the film also includes music from South African Hip Hop artist Reason. 




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reRun Theater
147 Front St
New York, NY 11201


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(March 2011) ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY called reRun one of 8 nationwide theaters "redefining the moviegoing experience."

(April 2011) EVERY DAY WITH RACHAEL RAY praised reRun's gourmet popcorn as one of 4 nationwide theaters "giving their classic snack an upgrade."

(October 2011) TIME OUT NEW YORK singled out reRun as a "DIY trailblazer," saying they "love reRun's laid-back vibe" and "friendly staff."

(December 2011) TRAVEL AND LEISURE hailed reRun, among 9 others, as one of "The World's Coolest Movie Theaters."

(February 2012) VARIETY says reRun "raises bar for indies" and is "among the only theaters in the U.S. that provides newfound theatrical and ancillary opportunities to films without a [distributor]."

reRun is reBar's independent cinema, located just down the hall from the restaurant. Featuring 48 reclaimed car seats, full bar, gourmet snack counter, and a 12-foot screen, reRun offers just the kind of intimate art-house theater experience you'd expect from the creators of the funky gastropub reBar.

reRun provides a large theater AV experience. An all-digital 1080p HD projector, coupled with a monstrous JBL 7.1 surround pro-audio sound system make the movies projected on the twelve foot screen come alive in a sparkling show. The bar features two rotating draft taps, a broad selection of bottled craft beers, a selection of sustainable, organic, and biodynamically farmed wines, a full liquor cabinet for your imbibing pleasure, and traditional and creative snacks created by reBar's Executive Chef Jeremy Leech.

During off-hours reRun is available for private rental. Children's birthdays, corporate off-site meetings, and private get-togethers are all possible in the theater. Call the reBar and reRun Special Events Department at (718) 797.3025 for private bookings. Catering available for your parties through reBar.

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