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Guest Conductor Quvenzhané Wallis at Celebrate Brooklyn!

We’ll never forget that night, under a canopy of Brooklyn trees, when Dan Romer and Benh Zeitlin recreated their original score for Beasts of the Southern Wild live for an audience of 6,000. The Wordless Music Orchestra and Louis Michot of the Lost Bayou Ramblers performed along with them while the film glowed bright on the biggest…

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Beasts of the Southern Wild with Live Score at Celebrate Brooklyn! and MASS MoCA

When it all goes quiet behind your eyes, what do you hear? Is by any chance… the original score from Beasts of the Southern Wild? We hope you’ll open your eyes and ears on August 10th or 11th (please note new Brooklyn date) for these never-before-seen events. Co-composer Dan Romer and director and co-composer Benh…

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Remembering the Beasts Exhibit at CAC NOLA

This past weekend marked the close of the Beasts of the Southern Wild Exhibit “Beyond the Beasts” at the Contemporary Arts Center in New Orleans. The exhibit opened March 8th and was designed to illuminate the creative process, and the artists behind the making of the film. In this video, posted recently by The Times-Picayune,…

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Celebrate Brooklyn! presents BOTSW OST LIVE!

The music of Beasts lives on thanks to our friends at Celebrate Brooklyn! They’ve invited co-composers Benh Zeitlin, Dan Romer and the Wordless Music Orchestra to perform the Beasts score LIVE against a music-less edit of the film. It’s all happening this summer, August, 8th at the Prospect Park Bandshell and is free to all. We’re hoping…

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Where’s Beasts playing this weekend?

The Academy Awards are just over a week away and theaters across the country are offering audiences one last chance to catch all the Best Picture nominees on the big screen. This weekend, Beasts of the Southern Wild will play in over 300 screens across the nation. To find the city nearest you, check our SEE THE…

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Chat with Beasts producer Michael Gottwald!

You’re invited to participate in a live Facebook Q&A with Michael Gottwald, one of the Oscar-nominated producers of Beasts of the Southern Wild. This Wednesday, January 30th, beginning at 2:00pm EST, Michael will log on to answer all your burning Beasts questions. All you have to do is find us on Facebook, log on at 2:00pm EST, and look…

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Feast of the Southern Wild!

Join us on Friday, November 23rd for an evening of food, friends and film! In celebration of the Beasts of the Southern Wild on demand release, we’re asking you to host a post-Thanksgiving Day Beasts watch party in your home! Get creative with leftovers, or if you want, we can send you our Bathtub inspired,…

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Beasts of the Northern Wild

Four years ago, in a lull between working the Democratic primaries of 2008 as a field organizer and before the general election really commenced, and a few months since Glory at Sea had first hit the festival circuit, I was on a vacation with my family, on a National Geographic boat that cut through the…

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One more chance to see Beasts on the big screen!

One upside to rolling out of cinemas in the US is that we now get to screen at schools, museums and non-theatrical venues across the country. We’re so appreciative of our hosts, many of whom saw the film over the summer and wanted to share it with their community! We’re excited to give you one…

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Benh Zeitlin wins the Louisiana Film Society’s Celluloid Hero Award

We’re proud to announce that on September 27th, Director Benh Zeitlin had the honor of receiving the New Orleans Film Society’s Celluloid Hero Award.  Gina Montana a.k.a Ms. Bathsheba was on the scene at the gala to document Benh, Dwight, and Quvenzhané accepting the award.

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