“There is no den in the wide world to hide a rogue. Commit a crime, and the EARTH is MADE OF GLASS.” — Ralph Waldo Emerson

Models, dancers, actors, and now you can add producers to the long list of abilities Channing Tatum and Jenna Dewan-Tatum have in their every-growing talent arsenal.

The couple has joined forces with friend and fellow producer Reid Carolin to executive produce their first film via their new production company 33&Out.

EARTH MADE OF GLASS‘, a moving documentary that follows the Rwandan President Paul Kagame and genocide survivor Jean-Pierre Sagahutu, will be the first movie to carry the 33&Out production company title.

The new documentary follows a president and a citizen—bound together by a profound love of country and an unquenchable desire to see the truth revealed— as they fight to uncover the mystery behind a murder and France’s hidden role in the horrific 1994 Rwandan genocide. This powerful investigative documentary from the director of The War Tapes (best doc, TFF ’06) is driven by the inspiring and uplifting stories of Kagame and Sagahutu.

On Nov 11th, 2008, President Paul Kagame’s closest aide, Rose Kabuye, is arrested by France on charges of terrorism. Meanwhile, Jean Pierre scours the countryside in search of clues to his father’s murder fifteen years ago. With the fate of both a country and a family hanging in the balance, Jean Pierre and the President fight to uncover and expose the truth, each ultimately coming face-to-face with the same choice: to take revenge or turn the other cheek.

Fans can watch the documentary’s newly-released official trailer below…

EARTH MADE OF GLASS‘ is directed by Deborah Scranton. She also directed ‘The War Tapes’ (short-listed for the Oscar in 2007), which influenced how they made Chan’s 2008 Iraq war drama ‘Stop-Loss‘.

The film has been chosen to compete in the World Documentary Feature Competition of the 2010 Tribeca Film Festival and will premiere at the festival on April 26, 2010 (coincidentally, Chan’s birthday). Below you can find all of the screening dates, times, and locations at this year’s festival…

  • Mon, Apr 26, 6:00PM – BMCC Tribeca PAC
  • Tue, Apr 27, 3:00PM – SVA Theater 1
  • Fri, Apr 30, 5:30PM – Village East Cinema 3
  • Sat, May 01, 3:45PM – Village East Cinema 4

The 2010 Tribeca Film Festival has also announced the line-up for its Tribeca Talks Panel Series. ‘EARTH MADE OF GLASS‘ has been chosen for the “Tribeca Talks: After the Movie” program which will explore issues and trends in society and the entertainment industry. After the Tuesday, Apr 27th screening, join director Deborah Scranton and special guests for a conversation about taking the truth beyond justice and finding reconciliation in Rwanda, Africa, and the world.

Chan and Jenna really need your support to help bring this amazing story to the world. They need as many people as possible to become fans of the film on Facebook and to follow the film on Twitter.

Stay tuned to CTU, because we’ll have exclusives about the film before the festival, and the current plan is that I’ll also be covering the premiere in NYC on April 26th!! This project is really important to Chan and Jenna, so thank you in advance for your support!!


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