Monday, October 20, 2008

"running the sahara" october 24 charitable screening at the paley center for media

this friday, 24 october, "running the sahara," will be shown as part of the 2008 paleydocfest here in new york city. don't pass up the opportunity to catch this great documentary! emmy and i went to see in pre-release in august and loved it. here is my review from that screening.

as part of the paleydocfest screening, the filmaker james moll and one of the runners, ray zahab, will be in attendence. in addition, a portion of the proceeds will go to support h2o africa and the paley center.

don't pass up the chance to see this great ultrarunning documentary!
here is the information from the press release:

NEHST and The Paley Center for Media cordially invite you to the charitable screening of the feature film documentary “Running the Sahara” narrated by Academy Award winner Matt Damon and directed by Academy Award winner James Moll, featuring co-star and ultramarathoner Ray Zahab.

Special call in by ultramarathoner Charlie Engle (currently running across the country to break the record for the “fastest time for the cross-america run”).

Tickets: $30 Net proceeds to support The Paley Center and H2OAfrica.
The Paley Center for Media, 25 West 52nd Street, New York, NY 10019

October 24th, 2008

Purchase tickets at the NEHST Box Office


rob said...

Are you going to this? I'd be up for it. I know you've already seen the movie, though.

rundangerously said...


i'm definitely going. we can meet up at grand central and walk over.

CTmarathoner said...

hope you and Rob enjoy this spectacular movie --I wanted to go again -it would have been well worth the cause...but will hold out to see the Fred LeBow movie again...I hope that we can all run some with Charlie as he finishes his run across the US...and what did he say when he called in?? -can't wait to hear where he was and what he said.