Check this link to see if Trouble the Water is coming to your community: http://www.troublethewaterfilm.com/playdates

If the film has not yet played in your community and you want to help bring it to your local theater, please urge friends and family to request the film at the closest arthouse venue. Art-house theater managers take note. They really like to know that their local audience is interested in a particular film. Ask them to contact our theatrical booker at clemence@zeitgeistfilms.com and they can work out a date to open the film, or bring the film back to your community.

Here are talking points to use with the theater manager:

1) TROUBLE THE WATER IS A PRIZE-WINNING FILM

Trouble the Water has been nominated for an Academy Award ® for Best Documentary Feature, won the Grand Jury Prize at Sundance Film Festival and at the Full Frame Documentary Film Festival, won the Gotham Independent Film award and has been nominated for an NAACP Image Award for outstanding documentary feature and a Producers Guild of America Award!

2) FILM CRITICS HAVE PRAISED TROUBLE THE WATER

Trouble the Water was listed on many critics 2008 top ten lists -- in the LA Times (Turan), the New Yorker (Denby), Salon.com (Zacharek), Entertainment Weekly (Schwartzbaum), New Orleans Times Picayune (Scott) and New York magazine (Edelstein) among others (not just their top ten best documentaries of 2008, but the 10 best FILMS) and Roger Ebert and New York Times critic Manohla Dargis both included Trouble in their "best of 2008."

Kimberly Roberts (as herself) was named #4 of the year's top ten female movie performances by Richard Corliss in Time Magazine.

Also, the film was named best documentary of 2008 by the American Film Critics Association and the Alliance of Women Film Journalists, and came in 2nd place for the National Film Critics Circle Award.

3) THIS FILM RESONATES WITH THE NEW ERA IN AMERICAN POLITICS AND THE MESSAGE OF HOPE THAT THE OBAMA ADMINISTRATION BRINGS

4) YOU WILL TELL EVERYONE YOU KNOW TO COME TO THE OPENING WEEKEND AND HELP TO FILL THE SEATS