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Romeo is Bleeding Screening

August 19, 2017 @ 12:00 pm1:30 pm


EL CERRITO– A screening of ROMEO IS BLEEDING at El Cerrito High School Theatre.

Synopsis: From Executive Producer Russell Simmons and Director Jason Zeldes, comes an award-winning documentary following Donté Clark, a young poet transcending the violence in his hometown by writing about his experiences.  Growing up in Richmond, CA, a city haunted by a fatal turf war,  Donté and the like-minded youth of the city mount an urban adaptation of Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet, with the hope of starting a dialogue about violence in the city.  Will Richmond crush Donté’s idealism? Or will Donté end Richmond’s cycle of trauma?

Friday, August 18th

Screenings at 6:30 pm and 8:30 pm

Saturday, August 19th

Screenings at 12:00pm, 3:30pm, 5:30pm, and 7:30pm

$10 Tickets available HERE.

Romeo Is Bleeding was supported in part by California Humanities through the California Documentary Project Grants. To learn more about California Documentary Project, please visit our webpage HERE.


August 19, 2017
12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
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El Cerrito High School
540 Ashbury Avenue
El Cerrito, CA 94530
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