IN FABRIC

December 3, 2019, 2:00 P.M.

The Michelle and Kevin Douglas IMAX Theatre at the Robert Zemeckis Center for Digital Arts (RZC), 3131 S. Figueroa Street, Los Angeles, CA 90007

Outside the Box [Office] and A24 invite you and a guest to attend a special preview screening of
 

In Fabric


Written & Directed by Peter Strickland
Produced by Ian Benson, Andrew Boswell, Hilary Davis, Lizzie Francke, Rose Garnett, Phil Hunt, Stephen Kelliher, Compton Ross, Andrew Starke, and Sunny Vohra

Followed by a Q&A with Oscar-Nominated Actress
Marianne Jean-Baptiste

2:00 P.M. on Tuesday, December 3rd, 2019

The Michelle and Kevin Douglas IMAX Theatre
The Robert Zemeckis Center for Digital Arts (RZC)
3131 S. Figueroa Street, Los Angeles, CA 90007

 

FREE ADMISSION. OPEN TO THE PUBLIC. RSVPs REQUIRED.

**Winner, Best Director, 2018 Austin Fantastic Fest**
**Winner, Best Narrative Feature, 2018 Calgary Underground Film Festival**
**Winner, Narrative Feature, 2019 Sarasota Film Festival**
**Winner, Audience Award, 2019 Cinetopia Film Festival**
**Winner, Special Jury Prize, 2019 Fantasporto**
**Winner, 20 minutes of Audacity Prize, 2018 Les Arcs European Film Festival**
**Winner, Best Film, 2018 Mar del Plata Film Festival**
**Official Selection, 2018 Toronto International Film Festival**
**Official Selection, 2018 San Sebastian International Film Festival**
**Official Selection, 2018 London Film Festival**
**Official Selection, Istanbul International Film Festival**

 

In Theaters on Friday, December 6th, 2019
 

About In Fabric


A lonely woman (Marianne Jean-Baptiste), recently separated from her husband, visits a bewitching London department store in search of a dress that will transform her life. She’s fitted with a perfectly flattering, artery-red gown—which, in time, will come to unleash a malevolent curse and unstoppable evil, threatening everyone who comes into its path.

From acclaimed horror director Peter Strickland (the singular auteur behind the sumptuous sadomasochistic romance The Duke of Burgundy and auditory giallo-homage Berberian Sound Studio) comes a truly nightmarish film, at turns frightening, seductive, and darkly humorous. Channeling voyeuristic fantasies of high fashion and bloodshed, In Fabric is Strickland’s most twisted and brilliantly original vision yet.

Provided courtesy of A24. Rated R. Running time: 118 minutes.

Visit the Official Website: https://a24films.com/films/in-fabric


 

About the Guest


MARIANNE JEAN-BAPTISTE (Actress, "Sheila")

Actress Marianne Jean-Baptiste received Academy Award, Golden Globe and British Academy Film Award nominations for her feature film debut role in Mike Leigh’s SECRETS AND LIES.

She will next be seen starring in Netflix’s upcoming musical drama series SOUNDTRACK. Prior to this, Marianne played a tormented mother in Sam Esmail’s highly regarded Amazon series, HOMECOMING, opposite Julia Roberts; and also, recently starred in the Sony live-action/animated film of the Beatrix Potter classic PETER RABBIT, opposite James Corden and Margot Robbie.

On television, Marianne was seen as ‘LAPD Deputy Chief Joy Lockhart’ in CBS’s TRAINING DAY, as ‘Virginia Cross’ in ABC’s HOW TO GET AWAY WITH MURDER and as FBI Director ‘Bethany Mayfair’ on the first season of NBC’s hit show BLINDSPOT. She was also featured in Season 2 of the hit ITV drama BROADCHURCH playing ‘Sharon Bishop,’ a role written especially for her by the show’s writer and creator, Chris Chibnall.  For seven years Marianne portrayed 'Vivian Johnson' on WITHOUT A TRACE (CBS). She and her castmates were nominated for the SAG Award for Best Ensemble in a Drama Series in 2004, and she was nominated for a NAACP Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series three years in a row. Other television credits include HARRY’S LAW (NBC),  SONS OF ANARCHY (FX), THE MURDER OF STEPHEN LAWRENCE (PBS), THE MAN (BBC) and Oprah Winfrey’s miniseries THE WEDDING (ABC).

Feature film credits include ROBOCOP (MGM/Columbia) opposite Joel Kinnaman and Samuel L. Jackson; THE MOMENT opposite Jennifer Jason Leigh; VIOLET & DAISY opposite James Gandolfini and Saoirse Ronan, directed by Geoffrey Fletcher; Fernando Meirelles’ 360 (Magnolia) opposite Jude Law, Anthony Hopkins, and Rachel Weisz; WON'T BACK DOWN (FOX) opposite Maggie Gyllenhaal and Viola Davis. She was also seen in TAKERS (Screen Gems); CITY OF EMBER (Fox); THE CELL (New Line); 28 DAYS (Columbia); THE 24 HOUR WOMAN (Artisan); and SPY GAMES (Warner Brothers) opposite Robert Redford.

A writer and composer, she wrote the score for Mike Leigh's feature film CAREER GIRLS. She has written and performed with British jazz musicians, including Jason Rebello, for whom she wrote and recorded four tracks on his album "Keeping Time."A graduate of the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, Marianne’s theatre credits include Hang (Royal Court), The Way of the World, Measure for Measure (Royal National Theatre), The Winter’s Tale and The Merchant of Venice (Shakespeare in the Park) opposite Al Pacino.

She made her directorial debut with the short film INK, which she also penned.

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 1:30 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 o longer be able to admit guests, regardless of RSVP status.

Parking


The Robert Zemeckis Center for Digital Arts (RZC) is located at 3131 S. Figueroa Street, Los Angeles, CA 90007. We recommend parking in the Shrine Auditorium lot on 32nd Street, across from RZC.

Contact Information

Name: Alessandro Ago
Email: aago@cinema.usc.edu