/R E P E A T -- World Vision and Alliance Films go 'ga-ga' over award-winning
Documentary BABIES/

Don't miss this last chance to see BABIES on the big screen - for free!

VANCOUVER, Aug. 11 /CNW/ - Alliance Films and World Vision partner to offer free screenings across Canada of the award-winning documentary, BABIES, prior to its official DVD and Blu-Ray release on August 31. On August 18, the Canadian tour will stop in Vancouver before heading to Edmonton, Halifax, Toronto, Winnipeg and Saskatoon. This informative evening is dedicated to creating awareness about child and maternal health issues in developing countries and to celebrating the upcoming release of BABIES.

From Alliance Films, BABIES is an uplifting and visually stunning documentary that follows four babies from Namibia, Mongolia, Japan and the United States, from birth to first steps, joyfully capturing the earliest and most crucial stages of life.

    
    WHEN:   Wednesday, August 18, 2010
            7 p.m. - 9 p.m.

    WHERE:  Empire Theatres Granville Cinema, Cinema 2
            855 Granville Street
            Vancouver, BC

    WHAT:   World Vision will feature two short films, which focus on the
            challenges and successes of children in developing countries. A
            special guest will talk about the importance of education to
            children in the developing world and how something as simple as
            the country of a child's birth affects their entire lives. The
            audience will then enjoy the full 79-minute screening of the
            BABIES documentary.

           For a preview of BABIES, see:
           http://www.youtube.com/alliancefilmsSearch: BABIES

    NOTE:  BABIES director Thomas Balmès will be available for phone
           interviews prior to this event.
    

World Vision is a Christian relief, development and advocacy organization dedicated to working with children, families and communities to overcome poverty and injustice. Motivated by our Christian faith, we serve all people regardless of religion, race, gender or ethnicity. For more information, please visit WorldVision.ca.

SOURCE World Vision Canada

For further information: For further information: or to arrange an interview, contact: World Vision - Jane Bargout - 416-716-9738; Alliance Films - Julius Comia - 416-309-4167


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