War Dance + Live Q&A April 30th 8pmET
We could all use some joy in our lives right now – and we can’t think of a better way to do this than a special virtual screening of our very first film – the Oscar-nominated and Emmy-winning War/Dance. And directors Sean Fine and Andrea Nix Fine will be joining us for a LIVE post-screening Q&A – and maybe even another special guest!
LIVE Q&A with Directors
Thursday, April 30th
Watch the film anytime before the Q&A from the comfort of your own home.
How to Watch
2. If your screen says “Watch Now” simply click to begin viewing. If your screen says “Unlock for free” enter your email and password (you will need to create an account with Eventive if you don’t have one already) and the page will take you to the “Watch Now” screen.
3. You have until April 30th at 8pmET to begin watching the film after unlocking. Once you begin watching, you have 48 hours to complete the film. You can watch at anytime before the Q&A – the film is 107 minutes long.
4. On April 30th at 8pmET the same page will host the live Q&A. You must be signed into your account to view. You can type questions and comments into the chat box.
5. If you’d like to make it a Movie Night, follow this timeline to join in the fun simultaneously with the filmmakers and friends across the country:
Thursday, April 30th
6:00pm EDT (NY) / 3:00pm PDT (CA)
Log in to Eventive to watch War Dance from the comfort of your home. The film is 1 hour and 45 minutes long.
7:45pm EDT (NY) / 4:45pm PDT (CA)
15 minute break – get your questions ready and re-fill your beverage
8:00pm EDT (NY) / 5pm PDT (CA)
Participate in our live Q&A with filmmakers Sean Fine and Andrea Nix Fine and the producers from Shine Global, Albie Hecht and Susan MacLaury.
If you have any questions or concerns, feel free to reach out to email@example.com for assistance and you can view the FAQ from Eventive
ABOUT THE FILM
This Academy Award®-nominated and Emmy Award®-winning documentary follows three children who triumph over civil war and the Lord’s Resistance Army, finding hope in the future by competing in Uganda’s national music and dance festival.
SEAN FINE + ANDREA NIX FINE
Sean Fine and Andrea Nix Fine are Oscar, Emmy and Peabody award-winning filmmakers. Critics have hailed their unique storytelling style as “unflinching”, “spirit-raising” and “visually ravishing.” The Fines filmmaking collaboration started when they met while making films for National Geographic. In 2003, they married and started directing together. Additionally, Andrea is the writer and Sean is the cinematographer on all their films.
Their other film with Shine Global, Inocente, a coming-of-age story about a homeless 15-year-old Latina artist, won the 2013 Oscar for Best Short Documentary. The Fines HBO documentary feature, Life According to Sam, chronicles a family’s race against time to save their son from an extremely rare and fatal disease, debuted at Sundance, was shortlisted for the 2014 Academy Awards for Best Documentary and was also honored with a Peabody and Emmy Award that same year. The Fines first gained acclaim for their 2008 film, War/Dance, the inspiring story about the power of music to heal and transform the lives of children living in Uganda’s war zone. War/Dance won numerous awards including two Emmys for Best Documentary and Best Cinematography, the Sundance Film Festival’s award for Best Documentary Direction, and was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature.
Most recently, the Fines have focused their storytelling style behind launching a social impact studio, Change Content. Change Content is currently developing a roster of features, limited series and a Broadway musical based on true stories. In addition, they are commercially represented by Interrogate. Their client list features incredible collaborations across brands like Gatorade, Gillette, Verizon, Tumi and Smithsonian, featuring such talents as Queen Latifah, Jamie Foxx, Lindsey Vonn and Constance Wu.
They currently live in Washington, D.C.
ALBIE HECHT – PRODUCER
ALBIE HECHT is a Co-Founder of Shine Global. He is the Chief Content Officer of pocket.watch a kids and family brand. He was recently the head of the HLN Network and prior to that, he was the CEO of Worldwide Biggies, a digital studio creating transmedia content for film and TV. Before creating Biggies, Albie was President of Film and Television Entertainment at Nickelodeon, where he developed Spongebob Squarepants, Dora the Explorer and co-created and executive produced “The Kids Choice Awards.” As creator and President of Spike TV, Albie brought the UFC franchise to the channel. He won awards for his documentary “True Dads: the Story of American Fatherhood” with Bruce Willis. In the movies, he produced the Oscar®-nominated animated feature Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius, Shine Global’s first film, the Oscar®-nominated feature documentary, War/Dance, the Oscar® winner Inocente, and 1 Way Up.