We’ve got official theatrical playdates for Kim Nguyen’s Oscar-nominated (Best Foreign Language Film) Congo-set drama War Witch or Rebelle, an S&A 2012 Highlight selection, which stars Rachel Mwanza.

The film is about a young Congolese girl and child soldier named Komona (played by Mwanza, who won a Best Actress Award at Berlin for her performance), her fight for survival and struggle to find some normalcy and peace in her life.

The multi-award-winning film is now finally get a theatrical release through Tribeca Film, starting, today, March 1, in New York, and expanding to other markets through June.

It’s a film that we encourage you to see in the theater, but if you can’t wait until it comes to your city, or if it’s not coming to your city at all, the film is also currently available on demand, so you could watch it right now.

Here are the theatrical playdates for the film’s release, sent to us today:


New York, NY: Angelika Film Center – opens March 1

New York, NY: Lincoln Plaza Cinema – opens March 1

Los Angeles, CA: Laemmle Royal Theatre – opens March 8

Encino, CA: Laemmle Town Center 5 – opens March 8

Pasadena, CA: Laemmle Playhouse 7 – opens March 8

Washington, DC: New African Films Festival @ AFI Silver Theatre – March 9 ONLY

Berkeley, CA: Rialto Elmwood 3 – opens March 15

San Francisco, CA: Roxie Theater – opens March 15

Seattle, WA: SIFF Cinema – opens March 15

Larkspur, CA: Lark Theater – opens March 15

Palm Springs, CA: Camelot Theatres – opens March 22

Chicago, IL: Music Box Theatre – opens March 22

Santa Cruz, CA: Nickelodeon Theatre – opens March 22

Phoenix, AZ: Harkins Shea 14 – opens March 22

Tucson, AZ: The Loft Cinema – opens March 22

Minneapolis, MN: The Film Society of Minneapolis/St. Paul – opens March 22

Daytona Beach, FL: Cinematique of Daytona – opens March 22

Wilmington, DE: Theater N at Nemours – March 22

Boston, MA: Museum of Fine Arts, Boston – opens March 27

Houston, TX: Sundance Cinemas – opens March 29

Portland, OR: Living Room Theatres – opens March 29

Boca Raton, FL: Living Room Theatres – opens March 29

San Diego, CA: Reading Cinemas Gaslamp 15 – opens March 29

Miami, FL: Tower Theater – opens March 29

Lake Worth, FL: Lake Worth Playhouse – opens March 29

New Orleans, LA: Zeitgeist Arts Center – opens March 29

Salem, MA: Cinema Salem – opens March 29

St. Johnsbury, VT: Catamount Arts – opens March 29

Louisville, KY: Village 8 – opens March 29

Coral Gables, FL: Coral Gables Cinema – March 29-31

Denver, CO: SIE FilmCenter – opens April 5

Little Rock, AR: Market Street Cinema – opens April 5

Lake Park, FL: Mos’ Art Theatre – opens April 26-28

Memphis, TN: Memphis Brooks Museum of Art – April 7 ONLY

Boulder, CO: International Film Series at CU-Boulder – April 10 ONLY

Irvington, NY: Irvington Town Hall Theater – April 26 ONLY

Albuquerque, NM: Guild Cinema – April 26-28

Detroit, MI: Detroit Institute of Arts – June 14-16

Concord, NH: Red River Theatres – June 18 ONLY

Here’s the trailer: