'Saint of 9/11' to Premiere at Tribeca Film Festival
Sir Ian McKellen narrates documentary on Father Mychal Judge
PHILADELPHIA, April 3 /PRNewswire/ -- "Saint of 9/11," a feature-length documentary about Father Mychal Judge, will have its world premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival on Thursday, April 27, at 9:15 p.m. at Pace University Center for the Arts in lower Manhattan. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20060403/PHM002 ) Father Mychal Judge was a beloved chaplain of the Fire Department of New York, who lost his life on September 11, 2001. The news photograph of his body being carried from the World Trade Center became an iconic image of heroism and sacrifice. "Saint of 9/11" tells the story of Father Mychal's life through those deeply touched by his ministry, from the powerless to the dispossessed. The film reveals Father Mychal as complex, intense, humble and deeply loved, through interviews of friends and colleagues and narration of Father Mychal's own words by legendary actor Sir Ian McKellen. "Saint of 9/11" is directed by Glenn Holsten, executive produced by Malcolm Lazin, and produced by Equality Forum, a national nonprofit GLBT civil rights organization. Holsten, Lazin and Equality Forum also collaborated on the documentary films "JIM IN BOLD" and "Gay Pioneers." The film's original music score is by Michael Aharon. "Saint of 9/11" will have four additional screenings at the Tribeca Film Festival, and its Philadelphia premiere on Friday, May 5. "Saint of 9/11" World Premiere: Thursday, April 27, 9:15 p.m. Pace University Center for the Arts 3 Spruce Street (between Park Row and Gold Street) Ticket info: http://www.tribecafilmfestival.org Official "Saint of 9/11" Web site: http://www.saintof9-11.com Equality Forum Web site: http://www.equalityforum.com ABOUT EQUALITY FORUM Equality Forum is a national nonprofit and 501(c)(3) GLBT organization headquartered in Philadelphia. Equality Forum undertakes high impact initiatives, produces documentary films, highlights GLBT history and presents annually the largest national and international GLBT civil rights forum. Available Topic Expert(s): For information on the listed expert(s), click appropriate link. Malcolm Lazin http://profnet.prnewswire.com/ud_public.jsp?userid=10013056
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