CALL ME BY YOUR NAME
November 21, 2017, 7:00 P.M.
The Ray Stark Family Theatre, SCA 108, George Lucas Building, USC School of Cinematic Arts Complex, 900 W. 34th Street, Los Angeles, CA 90007
Outside the Box [Office], the USC LGBT Resource Center, and Sony Pictures Classics invite you and a guest to attend a special preview screening of
Call Me by Your Name
Directed by Luca Guadagnino
Screenplay by James Ivory
Based on the Novel by André Aciman
7:00 P.M. on Tuesday, November 21st, 2017
The Ray Stark Family Theatre, SCA 108
900 W. 34th Street, Los Angeles, CA 90007
FREE ADMISSION. OPEN TO THE PUBLIC. RSVPs REQUIRED.
Official Selection: Sundance Film Festival 2017; Toronto International Film Festival 2017.
Opening in LA & NY on Friday, November 24th, 2017.
About Call Me by Your Name
Call Me by Your Name, the new film by Luca Guadagnino, is a sensual and transcendent tale of first love, based on the acclaimed novel by André Aciman.
It’s the summer of 1983 in the north of Italy, and Elio Perlman (Timothée Chalamet), a precocious 17- year-old American-Italian boy, spends his days in his family’s 17th century villa transcribing and playing classical music, reading, and flirting with his friend Marzia (Esther Garrel).
Elio enjoys a close relationship with his father (Michael Stuhlbarg), an eminent professor specializing in Greco-Roman culture, and his mother Annella (Amira Casar), a translator, who favor him with the fruits of high culture in a setting that overflows with natural delights. While Elio’s sophistication and intellectual gifts suggest he is already a fully-fledged adult, there is much that yet remains innocent and unformed about him, particularly about matters of the heart.
One day, Oliver (Armie Hammer), a charming American scholar working on his doctorate, arrives as the annual summer intern tasked with helping Elio’s father. Amid the sun-drenched splendor of the setting, Elio and Oliver discover the heady beauty of awakening desire over the course of a summer that will alter their lives forever.
Provided courtesy of Sony Pictures Classics. Rated R. Running time: 131 minutes.
Visit the Official Website: http://sonyclassics.com/callmebyyourname/
I like to think that Call Me by Your Name closes a trilogy of films on desire, together with I Am Love and A Bigger Splash.
Where in the former ones desire was driving to possession, regret, contempt, need for a liberation, in Call Me by Your Name we wanted to explore an idyll of youth. Elio, Oliver and Marzia are entangled in the beautiful confusion of what once Truman Capote described when he said that "love, having no geography, knows no boundaries."
Call Me by Your Name is also my homage to the fathers of my life: my own father, and my cinematic ones: Renoir, Rivette, Rohmer, Bertolucci...
-- Luca Guadagnino
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The LGBT Resource Center (LGBTRC) (est. 2005) provides support, education, and advocacy for LGBT and Ally undergraduate and graduate students at the University of Southern California. LGBTRC works with diverse campus undergraduate, graduate and faculty/staff and alumni organizations along with campus departments to address the LGBT student experiences. The LGBTRC maintains a multicultural framework with its programs and services to make certain the intersectionality of diversity issues among the LGBT identities are represented. LGBTRC also provides resources and referrals, such as information about neighboring LGBT support services, to all campus members.
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Check-In & Reservations
This screening is free of charge and open to the public. Please bring a valid USC ID or print out of your reservation confirmation, which will automatically be sent to your e-mail account upon successfully making an RSVP through this website. Doors will open at 6:30 P.M.
All SCA screenings are OVERBOOKED to ensure seating capacity in the theater, therefore seating is not guaranteed based on RSVPs. The RSVP list will be checked in on a first-come, first-served basis until the theater is full. Once the theater has reached capacity, we will no longer be able to admit guests, regardless of RSVP status.
The USC School of Cinematic Arts is located at 900 W. 34th St., Los Angeles, CA 90007. Parking passes may be purchased for $12.00 at the USC Royal Street Entrance, located at the intersection of W. Jefferson Blvd. & Royal Street. We recommend the USC Royal Street Structure, at the far end of 34th Street. Limited street parking is also available along Jefferson Blvd.
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