Proceeds from 'Pray' go to NGO
Japan Earthquake, preems March 6 in Tokyo, with all proceeds benefiting the charity Japan Emergency NGO (JEN). Pic’s domestic engagement commemorates the one-year anniversary of the earthquake and tsunami that devastated northern Japan and triggered global fears of a major nuclear power plant accident. Proceeds from the domestic screenings will also benefit JEN. “We’re honored to partner with Stu Levy to bring these powerful stories, told through ‘Pray for Japan,’ to our screens,” said AMC prexy of programming Robert J. Lenihan. Among the markets set to showcase “Pray for Japan” are New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Boston, Atlanta, Dallas, Seattle, Chicago, Washington, D.C., and Toronto.