June 7, 2018, 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] and Samuel Goldwyn Films invite you and a guest to attend a special advance screening of
Written & Directed by Christina Choe
Produced by Michelle Cameron, Amy Lo, and Andrea Riseborough
Followed by a Q&A with Christina Choe
7:00 P.M. on Thursday, June 7th, 2018
The Ray Stark Family Theatre, SCA 108
900 W. 34th Street, Los Angeles, CA 90007
FREE ADMISSION. OPEN TO THE PUBLIC. RSVPs REQUIRED.
Winner: Waldo Salt Screenwriting Award, Sundance Film Festival 2018.
Opens on Friday, June 8th, 2018.
Nancy is a provocative psychological thriller about love, intimacy, and trust – and what happens when lies become truth. Craving connection with others, Nancy creates elaborate identities and hoaxes under pseudonyms on the internet. When she meets a couple whose daughter went missing thirty years ago, fact and fiction begin to blur in Nancy’s mind, and she becomes increasingly convinced these strangers are her real parents. As their bond deepens, reasonable doubts give way to willful belief – and the power of emotion threatens to overcome all rationality.
Provided courtesy of Samuel Goldwyn Films. Rated R. Running time: 87 minutes.
Visit the Official Website: http://www.samuelgoldwynfilms.com/nancy/
About the Guest
CHRISTINA CHOE (Writer, Director)
Choe's feature debut Nancy premiered at Sundance in the 2018 U.S. Dramatic Competition, where it won the Waldo Salt Screenwriting Award. Her docu-series Welcome to the DPRK, filmed in secret over three trips to North Korea, was recently acquired by First Look Media, producers of Oscar Best Picture winner Spotlight.
Choe’s previous work has screened at dozens of festivals, with her short film I Am John Wayne winning the Grand Jury Prize at Slamdance. Previous shorts The Queen and Flow screened at Telluride, SXSW, Aspen, among others, and earned her a nomination for the UK Film Council’s Iris Prize. Additional honors include an artist residency at The MacDowell Colony; a year-long HBO Directing Fellowship; a Sundance Institute Fellowship; and a Roger and Chaz Ebert Foundation Fellowship awarded at the Independent Spirit Awards.
About Outside the Box [Office]
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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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