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Saturday, October 10 • 4:20pm - 6:15pm
Romeo Is Bleeding

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Romeo is Bleeding

D: Jason Zeldes | USA | 93 min | Regional Premiere

A fatal turf war between neighborhoods haunts the city of Richmond, CA.

Donté Clark transcends the violence in his hometown by writing poetry about his

experiences. Using his voice to inspire those around him, he and the like­-minded

youth of the city mount an urban adaptation of Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet,

with the hope of starting genuine dialogue about violence in the city. Spoken-word poetry and Shakespeare create powerful synergy.

Winner Audience Award  San Francisco International FF, Winner Audience Award and Special Jury Prize Berkshire International FF,  Winner Grand Jury Prize Rooftop Films,

Winner Golden Space Needle Audience Award and Special Jury Prize for Seattle International FF

Attending: director Jason Zeldes

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Jason Zeldes

Jason is a documentary director and editor, best known for editing the 2013 Academy Award ® winning film, “Twenty Feet From Stardom”. The film earned Zeldes an ACE Award for Best Edited Documentary Feature.  Most recently, Jason edited “Racing Extinction” which premiered at Sundance 2015, and "The Music of Strangers: Yo-Yo Ma and the Silk Road Ensemble", which premiered at Toronto 2015. Prior to his editing... Read More →



Saturday October 10, 2015 4:20pm - 6:15pm
The Arlington: Cinema 2 The Arlington Hotel - Ballroom 239 Central Ave. Hot Springs, AR 71901 (501) 623-7771

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