Sita Sings the Blues will have a week-long run in New York City’s IFC Film Center, December 25th – 31st! January 5th! January 26
is was a full theatrical run, with 7-8 screenings a day. The filmmaker, Nina Paley will be doing Q&A after the 8:25pm shows most nights. On Monday, Dec. 28th, the conversation will be about the film’s free distribution model and the free culture movement.
It’s kind of unbelieveable that this thing has been extended for 5 weeks. Granted, it’s down to just one show a day now. But we only thought it would run one week, so this run has exceeded everyone’s expectations.
Tickets are available online. Here’s a show schedule (click on the time to purchase tickets for that show):
Woo! New showtimes – Click on the time to purchase tickets for a screening.
- Fri, Jan 22 at: 2:50 PM
- Sat, Jan 23 at: 2:50 PM
- Sun, Jan 24 at: 2:50 PM
- Mon, Jan 25 at: 2:50 PM
- Tue, Jan 26 at: 2:50 PM
Nina says, “I’m doing Q and A’s tonight and tomorrow after the 8:30ish shows, then Friday and Saturday after the 4:40pm shows. Then I might take a little break, who knows.” no more Q and A’s – they were fun for the first 3 weeks though!
IFC Film Center has beautiful screens and is located at 323 Sixth Avenue at West Third Street in the West Village, right at the W. 4th St. subway station (A, C, E, B, D, F, & V subway lines).
Sita Sings the Blues is a terrific film; it won all those awards for a reason. Please tell all your New York friends — let’s pack the house!
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Bring Sita home with a DVD of
SITA SINGS THE BLUES
Buy on Amazon: http://amzn.com/B002G50002
Rent on Netflix: http://tinyurl.com/ybbqd7b
Sita is a goddess separated from her beloved Lord and husband
Rama. Nina is an animator whose husband moves to India, then dumps her by
email. Three hilarious shadow puppets narrate both ancient tragedy and modern
comedy in this beautifully animated interpretation of the Indian epic Ramayana.
Set to the 1920’s jazz vocals of Annette Hanshaw, Sita Sings the Blues earns
its tagline as “the Greatest Break-Up Story Ever Told.”
Need another reason why? Check out Roger Eberts Review!
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However, if you really want the maximum amount of money to go to Nina Paley, then consider purchasing the DVD from our online store, either the standard edition ($20 US, half of the profits go to Nina), or the artist’s edition ($100 US, all the profits go to Nina). The packaging is beautiful, and your money goes to a good cause in both cases, because with the standard edition, Nina splits the net with QuestionCopyright.org.
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