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Tuesday May 12th:

 

EVERY SECRET THING


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When a three-year-old girl goes missing, a small suburban New York town must revisit a tragic crime from seven years earlier. The underage perpetrators of the original crime, Alice Manning and Ronnie Fuller (Danielle Macdonald and Dakota Fanning), have been released from prison after coming of age and, justly or unjustly, come under suspicion once again. Detective Porter (Elizabeth Banks), who cracked the original case and is now the investigating officer of the missing girl, must examine her conscience and her deeply conflicted memories of the former crime. Alice's mother, Helen Manning (Diane Lane), is given a chance to save her daughter from her complicated past.

The consequences of the original crime and of the current missing child investigation put into question the characters' motivations and culpability - past and present. EVERY SECRET THING is a psychological thriller that also questions our judgment of the socio-economic fabric of suburban America. It allows the audience a complex portrait of murder and murderer, thought and deed.

Guests: Diane Lane, Francis McDormand, Dakota Fanning and Director Amy Berg

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Directed by: Amy J. Berg

Produced by:
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Frances McDormand

Written by: Nicole Holofcener

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Based on: Every Secret Thing by Laura Lippman

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Cast:
Diane Lane
Elizabeth Banks
Dakota Fanning
Danielle Macdonald
Colin Donnell
Nate Parker



Recent NYFCS Highlights include:

 

Russell Crow - 5/23/2015

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Taylor Schilling stops by to talk about ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK and her new movie THE OVERNIGHT.

 

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Peter Travers, Al Pacino, Film Critic Alison Bailes with Series Producer Mark Ehrenkranz

 

 

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Jennifer Aniston with Series Producer Mark Ehrenkranz and Film Critic Alison Bailes

 

 

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Shirley McClain with Series Producer Mark Ehrenkranz and Film Critic Alison Bailes

 

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Julie Binoche with Peter Travers

 

 

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L-R) Isil Bagdadi, James DeFranco, Peter Travers and Mark Ehrenkranz

 

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L-R) Isil Bagdadi, Rob Reiner, Peter Travers and Mark Ehrenkranz attend the New York Film Critics Series Screening Of 'And So It Goes' at AMC Empire 25 theater in New York City.

 

 

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L-R) Isil Bagdadi, Daniel Radcliffe, Zoe Kazan, Peter Travers and Mark Ehrenkranz attend the New York Film Critics Series Screening Of 'What If' at AMC Empire 25 theater on July 8, 2014 in New York City.

NATIONAL PRE-RELEASE  FILM SERIES WITH LIVE HD BROADCAST, STARS, PRODUCERS, DIRECTORS

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  • David O Russell and Peter Travers
  • Alison Bales and Peter Travers
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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.

Recent Appearances By:

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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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