‘Machine Gun Preacher’ has decent first round in limited release
based on the real-life story of thug-turned-preacher Sam Childers, who traveled to Sudan to help children affected by the war there — opened in four theaters and collected $44,000, according to an estimate from distributor Relativity Media. The gives the movie, which played in New York and Los Angeles this weekend, a decent per-theater average of $11,000. Read more from the Los Angeles Times…
For a list of theaters currently scheduled to release the film, visit the official website. To get the film in your area, contact your local theater (try small independent theaters first) to solicit for the film in your area.
Virgin Mobile is donating four water wells to help orphans in Sudan have access to clean, safe water.
Please spread the word of the Machine Gun Preacher by taking two actions:
1. Visit Virgin Mobile’s Machine Gun Preacher Page on Facebook to sign-up and pledge to see the movie. Everyone who signs up will have their name engraved on a well donated by Virgin Mobile to recognize their support of this cause.
View pics from the members only screening of Machine Gun Preacher at the California Film Insitute on Facebook. All photos copyright by Tommy Lau.