On my calendar, Kansas City’s movie-award season begins this weekend as the Hollywood studios begin to release their more prestigious films—or expand potential award winners to markets beyond New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, and Toronto.
Why THIS weekend for Kansas City?
Because one of these Expansion Runs includes K.C.!
It’s “PRECIOUS: Based On The Novel PUSH by Sapphire.”
This is the disturbing, often painful account of how an overweight 16 year old black girl in Harlem learns to rise above her bleak life while enduring unspeakable abuses.
The movie wow’ed them at this year’s Sundance Film