Opening Night: Kiss the Future
North American Premiere

Opening Night: Kiss the Future

Feature | United States | 103 MINUTES | English

A stirring testament to art’s enduring ability to cast light even in the darkest of circumstances, Kiss the Future follows an underground community that worked and created throughout the nearly four-year-long Siege of Sarajevo.

Sensing that a larger voice is needed, an American aid worker makes a longshot pitch to U2 to help raise awareness about the Bosnian capital’s plight. The band immediately agrees and begins a series of live satellite interviews with local Sarajaevans during their 1993 ZOO TV Tour in an effort to highlight the direness of the situation on the ground. After those mid-concert interviews end, the band pledges to play a concert in the city once the conflict comes to a close. And when U2 arrives to perform a long-promised concert, the show becomes a monument to the strength and resilience of the people of Sarajevo, and art’s capacity to inspire and unite.––Jason Gutierrez

Cast & Credits
Directed by
Nenad Cicin-Sain
Nenad Cicin-Sain
Matt Damon, Ben Affleck, Sarah Anthony
Bill S. Carter
Bradley Stonesifer
James Bartlett, Howard Bernstein, Samir Foco
Howard Bernstein
Eric Burton
Executive Producer
Drew Vinton, Madison Ainsley, Alan Moloney, Jennifer Pitcher, Nenad Cicin-Sain, Bill Carter
Ned O'Hanlon
Sound Design
Samir Foco
Ron Bartlett, Samir Foco, Bryan Harper, William Harp
Archival Associate Producer
Molly Butler
Production Designer
Philip Messina
Vesna Andree Zaimović, Senad Zaimović, Enes Zlatar, Alma Catal Hurem, Boris Siber, Gino Jevdjevic, Bono, The Edge, Adam Clayton, Miro Purivatra

US Sales Contact
Blake Levin
Fifth Season
Beverly Hills, CA 90210
Phone: 310 860 4817
International Sales Contact
Blake Levin
Fifth Season
Beverly Hills, CA 90210
Phone: 310 860 4817
Press Contact
Ryan Langrehr
Los Angeles, 90069
Phone: 443-504-5507

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