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‘Senna’ Release Dates in America


Here’s a new Google map showing US theater locations for SENNA, dates are also listed below.

After winning the Best International Feature Award at the 2011 Los Angeles Film Festival just recently, SENNA will be opening in the United States at the following cities, according to the official movie Facebook page today, with more announcements to follow:

August 12th: Sunshine in New York City, The Landmark, Los Angeles

August 19th: The Century in Chicago, The Ritz at the Bourse Philadelphia, Kendall Square in Cambridge, Embarcadero in San Francisco, Shattuck in Berkeley, The E Street in Washington DC, The Main Art in Detroit, San Diego, The Sunset 24 in Miami, The Belcourt in Nashville, The Angelika in Dallas, The Violet Crown in Austin

August 26th: The Midtown Arts in Atlanta, The Lagoon in Minneapolis, Denver, The Varsity in Seattle

September 2nd: The Tivoli in St. Louis, The Keystone Arts in Indianapolis

The US trailer is now up on iTunes, and continues to top IMDb’s all-time documentary ratings.


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‘Senna’ to be Released August 12 in the US

The film’s director, Asif Kapadia, has announced that the US release date for ‘Senna’ will be August 12, and not July 22, as the New York Times had reported earlier this week.  News broke today as Autoweek reported that Producer’s Distribution Agency will be handling the film here, with an unknown number of theaters showing the film at this point.

John Sloss of PDA has been quoted on the film’s reach Stateside, saying that “Senna is an unexpectedly moving and powerful film that we believe has immense playability far beyond its obvious core audience, and we all feel strongly that this is exactly the type of film will benefit from our unique approach to distribution.”

According to a recent Facebook posting on the Senna Movie page, director Kapadia mentioned that the date has been chosen to feature the film in certain theaters across the US, and you can stay connected with the latest from the movie’s official page.

Update 7/18:  Visit this map for a current listing of US theaters and opening nights.


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US Release Date for ‘Senna’


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‘Senna’ has been gaining momentum stateside as the film’s director, Asif Kapadia, has announced via twitter that the film will hit US screens this July.

Autoweek recently reported that the film’s official release will be on August 12th, and announced a distribution partner for the film also.

Recently, the film climbed to the #1 spot on IMDb’s documentary list, confirming early praise the film’s been getting around the rest of the world.


The movie has seen a limited release in New York and Los Angeles, and has been shown this year at Sundance, where it took the audience award for best ‘World Cinema International Documentary’.  Most recently, the film was entered at the SXSW film festival, where it was met with high marks and a reception put together by the organizers of the Austin 2012 race.

Find the official film page on Facebook here.


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