711 North Franklin Street
Tampa, FL 33602
5:00 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 17, 2013
Movies | Film
Gasparilla International Film Festival and Watoto presents:A Film & Concert Benefit
Sunday, February 17, 2013 5:00 pm (doors open 4:30pm)"Restore Gulu: Child Solider No More" Documentary - http://vimeo.com/32358106"Beautiful Africa: A New Generation" Concert - http://vimeo.com/36971927 Watoto, an internationally renowned non-profit providing rescue for orphans and widows in Africa along with the Gasparilla International Film Festival presents an inspiring night of film and live song and dance performances.
"Restore Gulu: Child Soldier No More" documents the powerful story of restoration and hope in a community ravaged by an unthinkable war on children and the journey of healing and forgiveness that must take place to rebuild a community.Immediately following the film, the globally renowned Watoto Children’s Choir comprised of former orphans ages 6 to 15 years old, on tour from Uganda, Africa will appear live to perform their newest Broadway style song and dance production "Beautiful Africa: A New Generation".
The Watoto Children’s Choir recently gained worldwide attention by performing for the Queen of England at Buckingham Palace and also for the President at the White House.
A V.I.P reception and meet and greet with the Watoto Children’s Choir will be held at 4:00pm.
All proceeds will go to benefit the continued rescue of orphans and vulnerable women in Africa as well as the local film community. VIP Tickets & Meet & Greet Reception $50
General Admission $25
Military & Student $20
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