Sep 11, 2017

Netflix to release Jolie's FIRST THEY KILLED MY FATHER both in theaters and on service 9/15

NETFLIX TO RELEASE ANGELINA JOLIE'S FIRST THEY KILLED MY FATHER IN PRESTIGE THEATERS IN TOP 10 MARKETS ON SEPTEMBER 15, THE SAME DAY FILM LAUNCHES WORLDWIDE ON THE SERVICE 

Following standing ovations at Telluride, the film premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival 

Following standing ovations and rave reviews at its world premiere at the Telluride Film Festival, Netflix announced today that Angelina Jolie's First They Killed My Father will open theatrically on Friday, September 15th in the top 10 markets, the same day that it launches globally on the service. Prior to that, it will screen tonight, Monday, September 11th at the Toronto International Film Festival. Last night, on Sunday, September 10th, Jolie joined TIFF"s Artistic Director Cameron Bailey on stage for an IN CONVERSATION WITH... discussion of
her career, before Oscar nominee
Jolie and Panh at TIFF
Rithy Panh, who also serves as producer on First They Killed My Father, joined them on stage to discuss the film.

FIRST THEY KILLED MY FATHER is a Netflix film written by Angelina Jolie and Loung Ung and produced by Jolie and acclaimed Cambodian director and producer Rithy Panh, director of the Academy Award nominee The Missing Picture.

FIRST THEY KILLED MY FATHER will open at the following cinemas:
 Los Angeles - The Landmark
New York City - Lincoln Plaza Cinemas, iPic at Fulton Street Theaters
Atlanta - Landmark's Midtown Art Cinema
Boston - Landmark's Kendall Square Cinemas
Chicago - Landmark's Century Centre
Dallas - Landmark's Magnolia Theatre
Philadelphia - Landmark's Ritz Bourse
San Francisco - Landmark's Embarcadero Center Cinema
Washington D.C.- Landmark's E Street Cinema
Seattle - Landmark's Crest Cinema Centre

Directed by Angelina Jolie, FIRST THEY KILLED MY FATHER is the adaptation of Cambodian author and human rights activist Loung Ung's gripping memoir of surviving the deadly Khmer Rouge regime from 1975 to 1978. The story is told through her eyes, from the age of five, when the Khmer Rouge came to power, to nine years old. The film depicts the indomitable spirit and devotion of Loung and her family as they struggle to stay together during the Khmer Rouge years.


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