Hi Readers,

On V-Day ,I had the opportunity to attend a private screening with my B+C family to watch War Child. This is one of the best powerful documentaries I ever seen. Can you imagine being a soldier at a young age ? Most of us can answer NO . However , Emmanuel Jal can answer YES ! He was a former child soldier who endure alot of pain that affected him mentally, spiritually and physically. He quickly lost his childhood due to being a soldier. As an adult, he tells his story to the world through his film , music,and his memoir.By watching this film, you can feel his pain and say WOW and he is a strong man ! Overall , this movie can make you question yourself can you survive his footsteps. I cannot tell you the details. Your best option is to see this film at At the Faison Firehouse Theater. I highly recommend it

At the Faison Firehouse Theater
6 Hancock Place, Harlem, NY 10027
(124th Street bet. St. Nicholas & Morningside Aves.)
Schedule: Now—February 22, 2009
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday 6:30pm and 9:00pm
Saturday 4:00pm, 6:30pm and 9:00pm
tickets: $10.00
Group Sales (10 or more) are available
www. WarChildMovie. com

Emmanuel’s US Book Tour Appearances

2/4 Book Signing - Hue Man Bookstore, Harlem, NY
2/5 Reading, Performance and Signing - Barnes and Noble, Union Square, NYC
Special “Upstairs at the Square” event with Nikki Giovanni
2/6 Reading and Signing - University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC
2/8 Reading and Signing - Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL
2/9 Reading and Signing - University of Miami, Miami, FL
2/10 Reading and Signing - University of Rhode Island.
Kingston, RI
2/11 Reading and Signing - University of Massachusetts, Amherst MA
2/12 Ringing the Closing Bell at NYSE on Wall Street, New York, NY
7:00pm Special Screening of War Child & Performance at the Faison Firehouse Theater, Harlem, NY
2/14 Reading and Signing – Miami University, Oxford, OH
2/18-21 Toronto, Canadian
2/22 Appearance at the Apollo Theatre with Dr.
2/23 Reading and Signing - Howard University, Washington, DC
2/24 Reading and Signing - Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ
2/26 Reading and Signing - Minnesota State Mankato, Mankato, MN
3/20 Reading and Signing – Nate Holden Performing Arts Center, LA, CA


Sofia said... @ February 18, 2009 at 6:56 PM

I think I'm his next groupie..lol (internal joke) you can check out his myspace page at www.myspace.com/emmanueljal and his official website www.emmanueljal.org. And why does he have a song title 50cent and the whole course says 50cent 50cent 50cent..:-o

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