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Member Screening: BEASTS OF THE SOUTHERN WILD Monday, 7/2/12


Dear members,

 

Cinema/Chicago and Fox Searchlight will be hosting an exclusive screening of BEASTS OF THE SOUTHERN WILD on Monday July 2 at 7:00pm, at AMC River East 21.

 

Please RSVP with your name and current membership# to membership@chicagofilmfestival.com

 

PLEASE ARRIVE EARLY (recommend 30-45 minutes early) as seating is on a first-come, first-served basis and is limited to theater capacity. Admission is not guaranteed. Theater is overbooked to ensure a full house. Due to space limitations, we are unable to accommodate guests of Cinema/Chicago members at this screening (with the exception of Producer and Founder's Club members).

 

To view the film's trailer: http://www.foxsearchlight.com/beastsofthesouthernwild/

 

Synopsis

In a forgotten but defiant bayou community cut off from the rest of the world by a sprawling levee, a six-year-old girl exists on the brink of orphanhood. Buoyed by her childish optimism and extraordinary imagination, she believes that the natural world is in balance with the universe until a fierce storm changes her reality. Desperate to repair the structure of her world in order to save her ailing father and sinking home, this tiny hero must learn to survive unstoppable catastrophes of epic proportions.

Winner "2012 Sundance Film Festival | Grand Jury Prize" Dramatic 

Winner "2012 Cannes Film Festival | FIPRESCI Prize"

 

Director:  Benh Zeitlin

Cast: Quvenzhane Wallis, Dwight Henry and Levy Easterly

MPAA rating: PG-13 

Run time: 93 minutes