Monday, Oct 19 at 8:00pm
RESCUE PARTY TOUR with Filmmaker in Attendance!
Premiere of AN AMERICAN OPERA: The Greatest Pet Rescue Ever!
Join filmmaker Tom McPhee as he hosts the Rescue Party Tour, where he will present his multi-award winning documentary American Opera -- a visceral, operatic vision of what happened to the pet owners of New Orleans who were forced to evacuate after Hurricane Katrina without their beloved pets, and the volunteers who came from all over the world to help. This heartfelt story follows the pets, vets, owners, officials, rescuers, and adopters of animals as they work through the chaos to do what is right, only to discover not everyone is working toward the same goal.
An American Opera has been the official film selection of 24 film festivals on four continents. It won the Gold Remi for Documentary at the 40th Houston Worldfest, the Gold Camera at the U.S. International Film Festival and the Director's Choice.
Tickets can be purchased at www.rescuepartytour.com. Tickets are $15 in advance, $20 at the door. (Ticket Books are not valid). $5 of every ticket goes to PETA.
A $25 VIP ticket features an autographed poster and a meet-and-greet with the filmmaker ($10 of which will go back to local rescue groups).
Trailers are available at www.anamericanopera.com
"This film is both heartbreaking and inspiring. Perhaps the biggest legacy this film will leave is the need to make a difference to those who view it." - FilmGuru.net.
"Michigan native Tom McPhee hits a home run with "An American Opera," a true documentary that opens your eyes to part of the Hurricane Katrina disaster that most of us never heard about." - Aaron Lafferty, Wood TV