July 9, 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 A24 invite you and a guest to attend a special advance screening of

Eighth Grade

Written and Directed by Bo Burnham
Produced by Scott Rudin, Eli Bush, Lila Yacoub, and Chris Storer

Followed by a Q&A with Bo Burnham and Actress Elsie Fisher

7:00 P.M. on Monday, July 9th, 2018

The Ray Stark Family Theatre, SCA 108
900 W. 34th Street, Los Angeles, CA 90007



  • Audience Award, Best Feature Film
    - San Francisco International Film Festival 2018

  • Truly Moving Picture Award
    - Heartland Film Festival 2018

  • Best Film, Best Actress (Elsie Fisher)
    - Seattle International Film Festival 2018

Official Selection: Sundance Film Festival 2018;
SXSW Film Festival 2018; BAMcinemaFEST 2018

In Limited Theaters on Friday, July 13th, 2018

About Eighth Grade

Thirteen-year-old Kayla endures the tidal wave of contemporary suburban adolescence as she makes her way through the last week of middle school—the end of her thus far disastrous eighth grade year—before she begins high school.

Provided courtesy of A24. Rated R. Running time: 93 minutes.

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About the Guest

BO BURNHAM (Writer, Director)

Bo Burnham is a comedian from Boston, Massachusetts. He has made three, hour-long live comedy specials — Words, Words, Words, what., and Make Happy — and directed specials for Jerrod Carmichael and Chris Rock. Eighth Grade is his first film.

ELSIE FISHER (Actress, "Kayla")

Elsie just wrapped the lead role of "Kayla" in Eighth Grade, directed by Bo Turnham and produced by Scott Rudin, which premiered at Sundance 2018 to rave reviews of her performance. Before that, she played a supporting role in Disney Pictures' feature film McFarland, in which she plays Kevin Costner and Maria Bello's daughter. She voiced the lead role of 'Agnes' in Universal Pictures' animated feature Despicable Me and Despicable Me 2. Elsie has also booked roles on television shows such as FOX's Raising Hope, CBS's Mike & Molly and NBC's Medium, and she previously played a supporting role in the indie feature Dirty Girl opposite Juno Temple.

Outside the Box [Office]

Outside the Box [Office] is a weekly showcase for upcoming releases highlighting world cinema, documentary and independent film titles. Recognizing a need for greater diversity on campus, the series will draw from around the globe to present movies that may challenge, inspire or simply entertain.

To view the calendar of screenings, click here

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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
Email: aago@cinema.usc.edu