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Tuesday, February 24th:
BLUEBIRD explores the profound and transcendent effects of an isolated American town.
Directed By: Lance Edmonds
John Slattery, - Guest
In 2007 John Slattery was cast as Roger Sterling in the AMC drama Mad Men, a show that would win the Emmy for Best Drama Series multiple times and earned the actor multiple Emmy nominations for Best Supporting Actor in a Drama Series. The show boosted his film career helping to land him the part of Tony Stark's father in Iron Man 2, and playing a mysterious figure in the time-travel thriller The Adjustment Bureau.
Amy Morton, - Guest
Amy Morton is an American actress best known for her work in theatre. Morton was nominated two times for a Tony Award for Best Actress in a Play for her performances in August: Osage County and Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?. On screen, she is known for her performances in films Rookie of the Year (1993), Up In The Air (2009), The Dilemma (2011) and Bluebird (2013). In 2014, Morton began starring as Sergeant Trudy Platt in the NBC drama series, Chicago P.D..
Adam Driver (GIRLS),
Margo Martindale (AUGUST OSAGE COUNTY)
Alexander Schepsman (MARTHA MARCY MAY MARLENE)
Kyle Martin (TINY FURNITURE).
Guest(s): Amy Morten and John Slattery
Recent NYFCS Highlights include:
Jennifer Aniston with Series Producer Mark Ehrenkranz and Film Critic Alison Bailes
Shirley McClain with Series Producer Mark Ehrenkranz and Film Critic Alison Bailes
Julie Binoche with Peter Travers
Gillian FlynnPeter TraversPeter Travers
(Photo by Desiree Navarro/WireImage)
L-R) Isil Bagdadi, James DeFranco, Peter Travers and Mark Ehrenkranz
Photo Credit: James O'Rourke
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.
Photo Credit: Bridget Laudien
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
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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