Disneynature’s Awe-inspiring “African Cats” Will Debut Earth Day 2011

An epic true story set against the backdrop of one of the wildest places on Earth, “African Cats” captures the real-life love, humor and determination of the majestic kings of the savanna. Narrated by Oscar®-nominated actor Samuel L. Jackson, the story features Mara, an endearing lion cub who strives to grow up with her mother’s strength, spirit and wisdom; Sita, a fearless cheetah and single mother of five mischievous newborns; and Fang, a proud leader of the pride who must defend his family from a rival lion and his sons. Disneynature brings “The Lion King” to life on the big screen in this True Life Adventure directed by Keith Scholey and Alastair Fothergill (“Earth”). An awe-inspiring adventure blending family bonds with the power and cunning of the wild, “African Cats” leaps into theatres on Earth Day, April 22, 2011  
 
 Disneynature’s Collaboration with the African Wildlife Foundation to Help Save the Savanna during “African Cats’” As the April 22 opening of the awe-inspiring “African Cats” approaches, Disneynature is tapping into the true power of social media by building awareness of its “See ‘African Cats,’ Save the Savanna” program. During the film’s opening week (April 22-28), a portion of the proceeds from that week’s ticket sales will be donated to AWF through the Disney Worldwide Conservation Fund to protect the Amboseli Wildlife Corridor, a passage between the Amboseli, Tsavo West and Chyulu Hills National Parks that is frequently used by lions, cheetahs, elephants, zebras, giraffes and a host of other animals in the African savanna.  
 
 
 
 

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By becoming a fan of Disneynature on Facebook, participants have the ability to interact with “African Cats” content daily. Furthermore, liking, commenting on and sharing the content with friends spreads the viral reach of the film’s message and philanthropic mission exponentially.

Disney Tickets Together, Facebook’s first social ticketing application, allows fans to engage with the film by inviting friends to see “African Cats” and purchase tickets for local theaters without ever leaving Facebook. For all “African Cats” events created in Tickets Together, Disney will increase the donation to the Save the Savanna fund for every “Yes” RSVP that the events receive. The application launches during the week of April 18. So Buy your tickets through Disney Tickets Together, invite friends and Disneynature will double its donation

 
For more information about Disneynature, check out
disneynature.com , like us on Facebook: facebook.com/Disneynature, and follow us on Twitter: twitter.com/Disneynature. For more information about the Disney Worldwide Conservation Fund, please visit Disney.com/conservation
 
 
 
 For all you teachers and parents out there, you can get the Educational Activity guide download FREE at disneynature.com

  I highly recommend you see this film. It looks to be a spectacular event!

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4 Comments (+add yours?)

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  2. Marie Collins
    Apr 10, 2011 @ 15:12:32

    This movie looks so good to see with the kids. It’s too bad they don’t’ do these like they used to on the Disney TV specials.

  3. Carrie K
    Apr 16, 2011 @ 10:02:19

    This movie looks really interesting, and definitely family-friendly. Will add it to my list of must-see movies. Thanks for the review.
    Carrie K

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