May 14, 2018, 7:00 P.M.

The Albert and Dana Broccoli Theatre, SCA 112, George Lucas Building lobby, USC School of Cinematic Arts Complex, 900 W. 34th Street, Los Angeles, CA 90007

Outside the Box [Office] and Oscilloscope Laboratories invite you and a guest to attend a special advance screening of

Summer 1993

Written and Directed by Carla Simón
Produced by Valérie Delpierre

7:00 P.M. on Monday, May 14th, 2018

The Albert and Dana Broccoli Theatre, SCA 112
900 W. 34th Street, Los Angeles, CA 90007





Berlin  International  Film  Festival  2017–Winner:  Best  First  Feature; Grand  Prix  of  the  Generation  Kplus  Int'l  Jury
Málaga  Spanish  Film  Festival  2017–Winner:  Dunia  Ayaso  Award; Golden  Biznaga  for  Best  Spanish  Film
Buenos  Aires  International  Festival  of  Independent  Cinema  2017–Winner:  Best  Director–International  Competition
Istanbul  International  Film  Festival  2017–Winner: Special  Prize  of  the  Jury–International  Competition
Odessa  International  Film  Festival  2017–Winner:  Golden  Duke–International  Competition
Mumbai  Film  Festival  2017–Winner: Golden  Gateway–International  Competition
European  Film  Awards  2017–Nominee: European Discovery,  Prix  FIPRESCI
National  Board  of  Review–Winner:  Top  Five  Foreign  Language  Films  2017

WORLD PREMIERE: 2017 Berlin International Film Festival.

Spain’s Official Oscar® entry: Best Foreign Language Film.

Opens on Friday, May 25th in New York and Los Angeles, with a national rollout to follow.

About Summer 1993

Six-year-old Frida (Laia Artigas) looks on in silence as the last objects from her recently deceased mother’s apartment in Barcelona are placed in boxes. Although her aunt (Bruna Cusí), uncle (David Verdaguer) and younger cousin Anna (Paula Robles) welcome her with open arms, it takes time for Frida to get used to her new home in the Catalan countryside. Punctuated by moments of youthful exuberance and mature ruminations, this coming of age drama, set amongst summery hues, is an extraordinarily moving snapshot of being a child in an adult world, anchored by flawless performances by its two young stars.

Based on Carla Simón’s own childhood experiences, the film premiered at the 2017 Berlin International Film Festival, where it won Best First Feature, and was one of five nominees for the European Film Awards’ European Discovery 2017 FIPRESCI prize.

SUMMER 1993 was selected as Spain’s Official Oscar® entry for Best Foreign Language Film, was named one of the National Board of Review’s Top Five Foreign Language Films, and currently sits at 100% on Rotten Tomatoes. Oscilloscope Laboratories will release the film on Friday, May 25 in New York and Los Angeles, with a national rollout to follow.

Provided courtesy of Oscilloscope Laboratories. Not rated. Running time: 96 minutes. In Catalan, with English subtitles.

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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.

Contact Information

Name: Alessandro Ago