Writing With Fire - Sundance Satellite Screening

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FilmNorth is partnering with the 2021 Sundance Film Festival to present a selection of 6 films at the Riverview Theater.
Tickets are $25 each. Tickets are $25 each. All tickets are sold in advance, there will not be tickets available at the door.

Writing With Fire
Into a cluttered news landscape dominated by men emerges India’s only newspaper run by Dalit women. Armed with smartphones, chief reporter Meera and her journalists break traditions on the frontlines of India’s biggest issues and within the confines of their own homes, redefining what it means to be powerful.

Armed with smartphones and courage, they investigate the incompetence of the local police force, listen to and stand by victims of caste and gender violence, and challenge long-standing, harmful practices that lead to injustice and intimidation.

This documentary contains discussion of sexual violence.

Director: Rintu Thomas, Sushmit Ghosh
Producers: Rintu Thomas, Sushmit Ghosh

You can find more information at myfilmnorth.org

In consultation with the City of Minneapolis, State of Minnesota, and Sundance Institute, we are limiting seating to 70 for each screening. This is 10% of the seating capacity at the Riverview—and below the current City and State limits (25% capacity with a maximum attendance of 150). To further ensure safety, masks will be required to be worn at all times while inside the Riverview Theater, concessions will not be sold, and outside food will not be allowed. Staff will be on site to ensure that all safety protocols are followed and we reserve the right to require anyone not following these protocols to leave the venue immediately.

We are following NATO CinemaSafe guidelines for all screenings, which can be found here:https://www.cinemasafe.org/#guidelines.

Disclaimer: given the ever-changing situation, screenings could be canceled at any time if deemed unsafe. This decision is solely at the discretion of FilmNorth and the Riverview Theater. In this event, FilmNorth will fully refund any ticket purchases.
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