THE BETA TEST
November 3, 2021, 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 IFC Films invite you to attend
A Special In-Person Sneak Preview Screening of
THE BETA TEST
*OFFICIAL SELECTION – 2020 BERLIN FILM FESTIVAL*
*OFFICIAL SELECTION – 2021 TRIBECA FILM FESTIVAL*
*OFFICIAL SELECTION – 2021 FANTASTIC FEST*
*OFFICIAL SELECTION – 2021 BEYOND FEST*
Written & Directed by Jim Cummings and PJ McCabe
Produced by Natalie Metzger, Matt Miller, and Benjamin Wiessner
Followed by a Q&A with Jim Cummings and PJ McCabe
7:00 P.M. PDT on Wednesday, November 3rd, 2021
The Ray Stark Family Theatre, SCA 108
George Lucas Building, School of Cinematic Arts Complex
900 W. 34th Street, Los Angeles, CA 90007
FREE ADMISSION. OPEN TO ALL USC STUDENTS, FACULTY, STAFF,
ALUMNI, AND THE GENERAL PUBLIC.
ALL GUESTS MUST COMPLETE A TROJAN CHECK CAMPUS DAY PASS ONLINE IN ORDER TO ENTER CAMPUS AND BE ADMITTED INTO THE THEATER -- MORE DETAILS BELOW.
This event will require masks for all attendees, vaccinated or unvaccinated. Anyone refusing to comply with mask requirements is subject to removal from the event.
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IN THEATERS AND ON DEMAND NOVEMBER 5, 2021
About The Beta Test
A married Hollywood agent receives a mysterious letter for an anonymous sexual encounter and becomes ensnared in a sinister world of lying, murder and infidelity in this scintillating satire.
Not rated. Running time: 94 minutes.
About the Guests
JIM CUMMINGS (Director/Writer/”Jordan”) is a Sundance and South by Southwest Winning filmmaker from New Orleans. He is a champion of the digital independent filmmaking renaissance and is very vocal at film festival happy hours and on social media about DIY filmmaking. His films Thunder Road and The Wolf of Snow Hollow have been showcased and praised around the world for their genre-fluid aesthetics and his new film The Beta Test is no different. He lives in Los Angeles and treats his home like a film studio.
PJ MCCABE (Director/Writer/”PJ”) is a writer, director, and actor from Philadelphia. His films have been showcased at Sundance, South by Southwest, and Fantasia Film Festivals. His most recent feature and directorial debut (The Beta Test) premiered at Berlinale and the Tribeca Film Festival. He has also written and developed multiple projects for such networks as FX and Hulu. He lives in Los Angeles with his wife and his dog.
About Outside the Box [Office]
Outside the Box [Office] is a weekly showcase for upcoming releases highlighting world cinema, documentary and independent film titles. The series draws from around the globe to present movies that may challenge, inspire or simply entertain.
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Location of Campus Visit: Ray Stark Family Theatre, SCA 108, 900 W. 34th Street
Check-In & Reservations
This screening is free of charge and open to the public. A reservation confirmation 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.
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