National Geographic and Neon Documentary Films Bring FIRE OF LOVE to Theaters Nationwide for an Exclusive One-Night Event on August 24

WASHINGTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–National Geographic Documentary Films and Neon today announced the release of their hit film FIRE OF LOVEdirected by Sara Dosa, in theaters nationwide for a special one-night-only screening on August 24. The screenings – in markets including New York, Los Angeles, Atlanta, Boston, Seattle, Chicago, Philadelphia, Dallas, San Francisco and more – will be followed by a virtual Q&A with Sara Dosa and Jazz Tangcay from Variety.

FIRE OF LOVE originally aired in theaters in select cities on Wednesday, July 6 and rolled out nationwide throughout the summer. The film first premiered as the Day One Selection of the American Documentary Competition at the Sundance Film Festival and has since played at many other prestigious festivals including New Directors/New Films, Hot Docs, True/False , CPH:DOX and Doc10. After its premiere at Sundance, the film was hailed by Variety as “a spellbinding experience” and The Hollywood Reporter as “a beautifully shot, dreamily constructed portrait”. It is currently “Certified Fresh” on Rotten Tomatoes with a rare 100% review rating. The documentary also won a long list of awards during its festival, including the Jonathan Oppenheim Sundance Editing Award, the Visions du Réel Audience Award, the International Wildlife Film Festival Best Feature Award, the Grand Prix from the Boston Independent Film Festival Documentary Jury, SIFF Special Jury Prize and many more.

ABOUT FIRE OF LOVE:

Katia and Maurice Krafft loved two things: each other and volcanoes. For two decades, the daring pair of French volcanologists scoured the planet, hunting eruptions and documenting their findings. Ultimately, they lost their lives in a volcanic explosion in 1991, leaving a legacy that has forever enriched our knowledge of the natural world. Director Sara Dosa and the film crew crafts a lyrical celebration of the intrepid scientists’ spirit of adventure, drawing from the spectacular Krafft archives. FIRE OF LOVE tells a story of primordial creation and destruction, following two daring explorers as they venture into the unknown, all for love.

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