August 19th, 2015 at 7:00 pm. Pre-release Screening of DIGGING FOR FIRE. Live Appearance by Director Joe Swanberg and writer/star Jake Johnson.
What: Special event with pre-release screening of DIGGING FOR FIRE. Live Appearance by Director Joe Swanberg and writer/star Jake Johnson. Interview and Q&A Peter Travers (Rolling Stone, ABC-TV)
When: Simulcast throughout the U.S. at selected locations on Wednesday August 19th, 2015. 7pm. (Confirm start time with your local theater). NYC only (8/18)
Where: Various US Movie Theaters.
Description: Pre-release screening preceded by an exclusive NYFCS® pre-show (30 mins prior to start times). This exclusive one-time event also includes an introduction by NYFCS Host Peter Travers (Rolling Stone Magazine, ABC-TV) and an exclusive, captured live discussion with Director Joe Swanberg and writer/star Jake Johnson.
Broadcast Questions taken from location theaters.
MOVIE: DIGGING FOR FIRE - The discovery of a bone and a gun send a husband and wife on separate adventures over the course of a weekend.
Stellar Cast: Comedian MIKE BIRBIGLIA, ORLANDO BLOOM, JAKE JOHNSON (Jurassic World), ROSEMARIE DEWITT (Mad Men), SAM ELLIOTT, ANNA KENDRICK, BRIE LARSON, RON LIVINGSTON, MELANIE LYNSKEY, JENNY SLATE, and SAM ROCKWELL.
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NATIONAL PRE-RELEASE FILM SERIES WITH LIVE HD BROADCAST, STARS, PRODUCERS, DIRECTORS
Up until now, live talent has only been accessible to the public in New York, Los Angeles and at Festivals. Now everyone throughout the country can enjoy up close and personal moments from major movie stars, producers, writers and directors in the comfort of their own neighborhood theaters. Preview screenings have been offered before, but never with a live conversation component. This, in addition to a curated selection of films, will allow filmgoers to see the better independent movies before anyone else with exclusive insight into the production from the creators via LIVE, NATIONAL, HD BROADCAST in theaters throughout the US. Get the scoop before anyone else on brand new film before they are released. You don’t have to be an expert to enjoy behind-the-scenes stories about Hollywood and Indie Cinema from some of the greats. Past Series highlights have included special appearances by: Woody Harrelson, Anne Heche, Frank Langella, Paul Sorvino, Danny Aiello, Alan Arkin , John Turturro, Steve Buscemi, Anne Meara, Aidan Quinn, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Sigourney Weaver, and many others.
Each movie in the Screening Series will be preceded by thrilling footage of New York City and live introduction by Peter Travers of Rolling Stone Magazine. Audiences will then see award winning films prior to their release followed by live-HD behind-the-scene footage with live Q&A between Travers, audiences and talent from the films. Each screening brings the energy and VIP nature of prestigious; live NYC screenings so that nationwide audiences may experience firsthand the stars and directors via HD broadcast.
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This is the first ever Live National Screening Series which will entertain, educate, surprise, and refresh the spirit of true independent and foreign language filmmaking through provocative story-telling. The NYFCS is dedicated to producing inspiring events in a collaborative environment and to nurturing the long-term success of the better, smarter movies. Featuring an energetic, creative, and experienced team, the NYFCS exhibits socially and culturally relevant films with live world-class talent in the best independent theaters throughout the US
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