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PALAU the Movie, Based on the Life of Luis Palau, Coming to Movie Theaters Across the US & Latin America on April 4 & 6

Tickets on sale now for this exclusive two-day cinema event


Contact: Julia Bonner, Pierce Public Relations, 615-838-9092, julia@pierce-pr.com; Latin media inquiries: Judith Barbieri, Outboard Marketing, 305-450-1920, judith@outboard-marketing.com; Trafalgar Releasing inquiries: Ollie Charles, ollie.c@trafalgar-releasing.com

PORTLAND, Ore., Jan. 28, 2019 /Christian Newswire/ -- The Luis Palau Association, Ollawood Productions, Rivka Entertainment Group and Trafalgar Releasing announced today that tickets are now on sale for the two-day theatrical release of PALAU the Movie, a feature film to honor the legacy of international evangelist Luis Palau. The film will premiere in theaters across the United States, Argentina, Bolivia, Colombia, Chile, Peru and Mexico on April 4 and 6, 2019. The film's release comes at an incredibly important time as Luis Palau continues to battle stage 4 lung cancer, which he was diagnosed with in 2018, days before production began on the film.

To view the trailer for PALAU the Movie, learn more about the film, find participating theater locations and purchase tickets please visit www.PalauTheMovie.com and Facebook.com/PalauMovie. Artwork and photos related to PALAU the Movie can be found here.

PALAU the Movie tells the true story of a man who was born in a small town in Argentina, committed his life to the work of the Lord and embarked on an inspiring journey to become one of the greatest evangelists in history who has led countless people to Jesus Christ. Amidst both seemingly insurmountable struggles and remarkable miracles, Luis never lost sight of his calling. Palau's story demonstrates what God can do with a willing heart. PALAU the Movie will inspire people of faith for generations to come.

"I've never thought of myself as someone special. I'm just a kid from a cow town in Argentina," Luis Palau says. "Yet God grabbed my heart at a young age and chose to use me to share His Good News in a dramatic way. Now, more than 65 years later, I've had the joy of leading millions of people in public confessions of faith in Jesus, from princesses and presidents to criminals and cynics. This film is the story of that journey. I pray it encourages all to embrace Jesus and trust Him for great things."

Renowned Argentine actor Gastón Pauls plays the role of Luis Palau, alongside acclaimed actors Scott Reeves ("Nashville") who plays Palau's mentor, Ray Stedman, and Daniel Roebuck ("Lost," "The Fugitive"), who plays Fred Renich, a deeply influential figure in Palau's life. The cinema events include a special message from Luis Palau.

The film features music from multi-award-winning artists Matt Redman and Jaci Velasquez, along with top Latin Grammy producer Iván Gutiérrez and celebrated film composer Paul Mills.

"Trafalgar Releasing is excited to connect cinema goers in key territories around the world to see this inspirational film about the life of Luis Palau whose positive work has impacted to many," says Kymberli Frueh, Trafalgar Releasing's SVP of Programming, "we are thrilled to bring Palau's legions of followers together to share his amazing inspirational story as a community."

PALAU the Movie was produced by Ollawood Productions and Rivka Entertainment Group in partnership with the Luis Palau Association.

About The Luis Palau Association
For more than 50 years of ministry, Luis Palau and his team have been known for their commitment to the Word of God and the clear teachings of Jesus Christ. Luis is a dynamic evangelist and teacher, living a life of dedicated service and commitment to God as he shares the life-changing message of Jesus Christ. The Palau Association has had the opportunity to work with thousands of churches in hundreds of cities around the world. The Palau Association has coordinated hundreds of citywide campaigns in dozens of nations, including major evangelistic festivals on five continents. For more information, please visit www.palau.org.

About Ollawood Productions
Ollawood Productions is an entertainment media company that was established to provide quality family entertainment.

About Rivka Entertainment Group
Rivka Entertainment Group is a boutique brand management company that specializes in launching unique brands, products and services into the national and international marketplace.

About Trafalgar Releasing
Trafalgar Releasing is an award-winning, market leader in global event distribution, working in partnership to unite audiences with entertainment and the arts. Trafalgar Releasing is an integral part of Trafalgar Entertainment Group. The recent slate from Trafalgar Releasing has included the Tony Award winning production The King and I: from the London Palladium, Funny Girl starring Sheridan Smith, An American in Paris: The Musical, Coldplay: A Head Full of Dreams directed by Mat Whitecross, Burn the Stage: the Movie from K-pop band BTS, Muse Drones World Tour, the world premiere of Peter Jackson's They Shall Not Grow Old at the BFI London Film Festival and the recent seasons from the Royal Opera House, Metropolitan Opera, Bolshoi Ballet and Royal Shakespeare Company.
 
General media inquiries:
Julia Bonner
Pierce Public Relations
julia@pierce-pr.com
615-838-9092

Latin media inquiries:
Judith Barbieri
Outboard Marketing
judith@outboard-marketing.com
305-450-1920

Trafalgar Releasing inquiries:
Ollie Charles
ollie.c@trafalgar-releasing.com
 


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