YOU ARE CORDIALLY INVITED TO ATTEND THE FOLLOWING PREVIEW FILM SCREENING:
Members accompanied by ONE adult guest are invited to preview screening of Changeling from Universal Pictures.
Seating is extremely limited: RSVPs (via email only) will be confirmed on a first-come-first-served basis!
RSVP by email your request for 2 seats to Phyllis Bishop firstname.lastname@example.org for confirmation to attend this screening.
Seating will close Wednesday October 22nd at noon.
Screening Date: Thursday, October 23, 2008
Screening Arrival Time: 6:00-6:15 PM
Screening Start Time: 7:00 PM
Screening Location: AMC Broadway at West 68th Street
Screening Check-In: Please check-in with Phyllis Bishop at the Lobby Desk
Anti-Piracy Enforcement in front of screening room and inside the cinema: all electronics may have to be given up to security. All phones must be turned off inside the cinema. All bags have to be opened for inspection.
Film Rating: MPAA rated R for some violent and disturbing content and language
Run Time: 140 minutes
Film Stars: Angelina Jolie, John Malkovich, Colm Feore, Amy Ryan and Gattlin Griffith
Director: Clint Eastwood
Producers: Clint Eastwood, Brian Grazer, Ron Howard, Jim Whitaker
Original Music: Clint Eastwood
Screenplay (WGA): J. Michael Straczynski
Cinematography: Tom Stern
Release Date: 31 October 2008
Synopsis: Clint Eastwood directs Angelina Jolie and John Malkovich in a provocative thriller based on actual events: Changeling. In the film, Christine Collins' (Jolie) prayers are met when her kidnapped son is returned. But amidst the frenzy of the photo-op reunion, she realizes this child is not hers. Facing corrupt police and a skeptical public, she desperately hunts for answers, only to be confronted by a truth that will change her forever.
Los Angeles, 1928: On a Saturday morning in a working-class suburb, Christine said goodbye to her son, Walter, and left for work. When she came home, she discovered he had vanished. A fruitless search ensues, and months later, a boy claiming to be the nine-year-old is returned. Dazed by the swirl of cops, reporters and her conflicted emotions, Christine allows him to stay overnight. But in her heart, she knows he is not Walter.
As she pushes authorities to keep looking, she learns that in Prohibition-era L.A. women don't challenge the system and live to tell their story. Slandered as delusional and unfit, Christine finds an ally in activist Reverend Briegleb (Malkovich), who helps her fight the city to look for her missing boy. Based on the actual incident that rocked California's legal system, Changeling tells the shocking tale of a mother's quest to find her son, and those who won't stop until they silence her.