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I would love to show The Starfish Throwers to my group, school, church, company, or organization. Can I arrange a special screening for us?
Yes! The Starfish Throwers is now available to screen in your church, community center, school or any other public venue through our non-profit distributor Collective Eye.

The Community Screening Kit includes a discussion guide with a license to screen the film to up to 250 people in any venue of your choosing. Click here to learn more.

The Educational Screening Kit includes both an 83 minute and 58 minute version of the film. You’ll also have access to a 9-page activity guide and lesson plan. Click here to learn more.

Where can I buy a copy of the The Starfish Throwers DVD or stream the film online?
Pre-Order a DVD
Click here to pre-order a DVD of the film from our online store for your own personal home viewing. DVDs begin shipping September 1, 2015—kicking off Hunger Action Month!

We’re excited to announce that with every DVD pre-order, you will be supporting FIVE amazing non-profits—Katie’s KropsMinneapolis Recreation DevelopmentAkshaya TrustFeeding America, and Heifer International.

Stream the Film Online
Streaming options will become available in Fall, 2015 through a variety of streaming services. Stayed tuned! Subscribe to our mailing list to stay informed about these and other The Starfish Throwers updates.

I purchased the DVD. Does that mean I can show it to my school class? Can I show it to a group in my church, community or at my place of work?
As a copyrighted entity, The Starfish Throwers DVD is for your private home use only, with your normal circle of family and social acquaintances. We hope you’ll share it with them and discuss how you might give back in your own community.

If you intend to show it in any other setting/venue or to larger groups, you must purchase Public Performance Rights (PPR) from our community and educational distributor Collective Eye. Click here for more information on how to do so. Libraries looking to purchase copies to check out to members must do so through Collective Eye as well, either with or without Public Performance Rights (PPR).

Can I order a The Starfish Throwers T-shirt or other merchandise?
Yes! You can purchase T-shirts, inspirational magnets, posters, and pre-order DVDs at our online store. All proceeds help us to continue to bring the film to people across the globe, spreading a message of hope and action. DVD pre-orders are available now to ship September 1, 2015.
When is The Starfish Throwers coming to my city?
Film Festivals
Our film festival run took place from winter, 2014 – spring, 2015. While our festival run is over for the most part, we will still be playing a few select festivals in summer and fall, 2015. Click here for listings of our current and past festival screenings.

Semi-theatrical
The film may play in a few select theaters around the world in summer and fall, 2015. Click here for listings of our current and past theatrical screenings.

Gathr Screenings
Click here for a map to see if we have a Gathr screening coming up in your area. These are one-night showings at a theater requested by people just like you. If there’s not one, request a screening yourself right on our screenings page.

How can I bring The Starfish Throwers to my city for a theatrical screening?
Recommend a local theater
Is there a local theater in your city that screens independent films and documentaries? Send us a message and let us know, including a link to their website. We’ll pass that information on to our distributor. THEN, send the theater an email and let them know about The Starfish Throwers with a link to our film trailer. Tell them you’d love to see it screen for a week in your city!

Request a Gathr Screening!
Gathr Films is a distribution service than can bring our film to a theater in YOUR town, if YOU request it and help make it happen. Click here for a map to see if we have a Gathr screening coming up in your area. These are one-night showings at a theater requested by people just like YOU. If there’s not one, request a screening yourself right on our screenings page.  

Will the The Starfish Throwers appear on broadcast television?
Yes! The film’s broadcast debut was March 21, 2015 on DirecTV’s Audience Network! It is now OnDemand with DirectTV. The film is also broadcast periodically there—check your DirecTV listings for dates and times.

How can I help spread The Starfish Throwers’ message of hope and action?

  • Host a community screening for your group—screen the film, discuss, develop a plan to take action and help those in need in your own community! Click here for details.
  • Educators—Screen the film at your school! This includes a 9-page activity guide and lesson plan. Click here for details.
  • Request a screening at a theater in your town! Click here for details.
  • Connect with us on social media—post, like, share, tweet, retweet, reblog, pin! Remember to use our hash tag: #ThrowStarfish.
  • Join our mailing list and share our email updates with friends, family, and coworkers.
  • Share our film trailer with friends, family, and coworkers.
  • Find a screening—Click here to see if there is a screening coming up at a theater or film festival near you.
  • Notice that we’re coming to your city for a screening? Send us a message via our contact form about any local organizations you think would be good partners for us, including a link to their website. We welcome connections with community partners that throw starfish too—who focus on issues such as hunger relief, volunteerism, making a difference, helping those in need, acts of kindness, etc. THEN send those organizations a note with a link to our film trailer, encouraging them to connect with us. Check out some of our previous community partners on our Take Action page.

How can I support the work of Katie, Allan, and Krishnan?
Links to their organizations are on our Take Action page—Katie’s Krops, Minneapolis Recreation Development, and Akshaya Trust. You can message them there, find links to their events, and connect with them via social media.
I want to throw starfish too! What can I do?
Our Partner Organizations
Links to some worthy organizations with which you can connect are listed on our Take Action page. You can message those organizations there, find links to their events, and connect with them via social media. Many of them have worked with us to help spread the word about the film in their respective communities, places where they themselves are throwing starfish.

Find Your Passion
Throwing starfish is about making a difference in your community, in your world. Everything big starts small—that means even small actions really do matter, really do make a difference.

Find a local organization, cause, or issue that you believe in. As Krishnan says in the film, “Get yourself involved with one issue. Maybe you can’t solve that issue, but you can participate to the best of your ability.”

Send us a message and let us know what you did and how it went—via our contact form or social media. We’d love to hear about your experience!