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The much-anticipated film, A Most Beautiful Thing, about the true story of America’s first all-black high school rowing team, will debut in eight cities and New Jersey July 10.
The movie, directed by Mary Mazzio, was slated to debut at South by Southwest in Austin, Texas, but was postponed due to Covid-19 and subsequent cancellation of the event.
The film will be shown in Los Angeles, New York, Chicago, Boston, Philadelphia, Oakland, Seattle, Atlanta, Houston San Francisco, Washington DC, Austin, Dallas, Orlando, San Diego, Cincinnati, and New Jersey.
According to a press release, “50% of box office proceeds will be donated to organizations working on trauma in under-resourced communities and will further support the work of Arshay Cooper.”
In addition to the release of the picture, Arshay Cooper’s memoir, on which it is based, will be re-issued June 30.