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Rebuilding Paradise (Presented By PHLF)

Opens on August 14

Midnight weekend screenings happen on Friday & Saturday nights (meaning arrive on Friday and/or Saturday night by 11:45pm for seating, the movie starts after midnight)!

Director: Ron Howard Run Time: 95 min. Format: Online Virtual Ticket Release Year: 2020

Starring: Ron Howard

Screening at Row House Online from NOW SHOWING
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On November 8, 2018, tucked in the Sierra Nevada foothills, the picturesque town of Paradise would be changed forever. “The Camp Fire,” California’s deadliest and most destructive fire in history, killed 85 residents and displaced over 50,000 more, leaving the mostly-destroyed community in ashes.

As residents faced the damage to their lives, to their homes, and to more than 150,000 acres in and around their 141-year-old town, they did something amazing: They worked together to heal. While coping with trauma and grieving their loved ones, they must wrestle with the logistics and bureaucracy of rebuilding their community. From the moment the crisis began, Oscar-winning director Ron Howard led a filmmaking team to the city and would go on to spend a year with Paradise residents, documenting their efforts to recover what was lost. A sincere portrait of humanity, REBUILDING PARADISE is a tribute of resilience in the face of uncertainty.

After your ticket purchase, you have THREE day to enjoy.

Paradise, CA – Michelle John, the emeritus superintendent of Paradise Schools, as she packs her home and prepares to move away from the town in the wake of the fire. (National Geographic/Pete Muller)

Paradise, CA – Mauny Roethler stands for portraits at a clean up site in Paradise, California. Mauny has been involved in the clean up at a very practical level: clearing lots and removing debris. (National Geographic/Pete Muller)

A home burns as the Camp Fire rages through Paradise, Calif., on Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018. (Photo by Noah Berger)