November 18, 2019, 7:30 P.M.
Laemmle Royal, 11523 Santa Monica Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90025
Outside the Box [Office] and Greenwich Entertainment invite you and a guest to attend a special preview screening of
Written & Directed by Alex Gibney
Produced by John Battsek, George Chignell, Erin Edeiken,
Alex Gibney, and P.J. van Sandwijk
7:30 P.M. on Monday, November 18th, 2019
Laemmle Royal, 11523 Santa Monica Blvd.,
Los Angeles, CA 90025
FREE ADMISSION. OPEN TO THE PUBLIC. RSVPs REQUIRED.
Official Selection: Venice Film Festival 2019; Toronto International Film Festival 2019; London Film Festival 2019.
In Theaters on Friday, November 22nd, 2019.
About Citizen K
Oscar® winning writer/director Alex Gibney’s revelatory Citizen K is an intimate yet sweeping look at post-Soviet Russia from the perspective of the enigmatic Mikhail Khodorkovsky, a former oligarch turned political dissident. Benefitting from the chaos that ensued after the dissolution of the U.S.S.R., Khodorkovsky was able to amass a fortune in financing and oil production and became the richest man in Russia. But when he accused the new Putin regime of corruption, Khodorkovsky was arrested, his assets were seized and following a series of show trials, he was sentenced to more than ten-years in prison. Today, as an exile living in London, he continues to speak out against Putin’s two-decade stranglehold on power. Expertly researched and photographed, Gibney uses Khodorkovsky’s story as a way to explore the complex interplay between oligarchy and government and its destructive effect on democracy, in Russia and beyond.
Provided courtesy of Greenwich Entertainment. Not rated. Running time: 126 minutes. In English and Russian, with English subtitles.
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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 7:00 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.
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