Wednesday, February 6, 2008

NEWS FLASH: Channing Tatum's 'Battle in Seattle' to Show at 2nd Annual AFI DALLAS International Film Festival

If you would like to see Channing Tatum's drama 'Battle in Seattle' before it's scheduled May release and you live in the Dallas, Texas area, then you're in luck!

It was recently announced that 'Battle in Seattle' has been selected as one of the films that will be shown at the 2nd Annual AFI DALLAS International Film Festival.

Mark your calendars now, because the festival will take place from March 27 - April 6, 2008. Tickets will go on sale March 7, 2008 online, by phone and in person at the Victory Park Box Office. You can contact Office Manager, Tony Garrison, at tgarrision@AFIDALLAS.com for more information.

You can also CLICK HERE to get a list of some of the films that will be shown at the this year's festival, and the full list of films will be available soon.

If you don't already know, 'Battle in Seattle' takes an in-depth look at the five days that rocked the world in 1999 as tens of thousands of demonstrators took to the streets in protest of the World Trade Organization. What began as a peaceful protest intended to stop the WTO talks quickly escalated into a full-scale riot and eventual State of Emergency that squared off peaceful and unarmed protesters against the Seattle Police Department and the National Guard. In the film, Channing plays a riot cop by the name of Johnson.

'Battle in Seattle' is currently set to have its theatrical release in the US in May 2008.

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