FILM SCREENING: FREEHOLD
Members accompanied by their guest are invited to attend a special Preview Screenings of FREEHELD from Summit Entertainment, provided by Allied-THA. Seating is Limited.
This invitation is non-transferable.
Please send an email to Phyllis Bishop at firstname.lastname@example.org with the following information: Your Membership Card Number and state if you are coming alone or will be accompanied by your guest. You must receive and answer responses from Phyllis, to attend these screenings.
Screening Date: Wednesday, September 23rd
Arrival Time: 1 hour before screening time
Note: Members and their guest must arrive no later than 6:30
Cinema: AMC West 34th Street
Address: 312 West. 34th Street
Check in: In the lobby with Phyllis
NOTE: Absolutely no recording devices will be allowed in the theatre. This invitation is non-transferable. No admittance after the film has begun. Please be advised that all bags and/or purses are subject to search. Theater will be subject to security surveillance. There is no social media policy in place yet. Review Embargo: By attending this screening you agree to hold all print, online, radio and television reviews until the film’s release date. This includes posting reactions/reviews to Twitter, Facebook and blog postings.
Synopsis: Based on the Oscar®-winning short documentary and adapted by the writer of Philadelphia, Freeheld is the true love story of Laurel Hester [Julianne Moore] and Stacie Andree [Ellen Page] and their fight for justice. A decorated New Jersey police detective, Laurel is diagnosed with cancer and wants to leave her hard earned pension to her domestic partner, Stacie. However the county officials, Freeholders, conspire to prevent Laurel from doing this. Hard-nosed detective Dane Wells [Michael Shannon], and activist Steven Goldstein [Steve Carell], unite in Laurel and Stacie’s defense, rallying police officers and ordinary citizens to support their struggle for equality.
Stars: Julianne Moore, Ellen Page, Michael Shannon, Steve Carrell.
Director: Peter Sollett (Nick & Noah's Infinite Playlist)
Adapted by: Ron Nyswaner (Philadelphia)
Motion Picture Rating (MPAA): this film is not yet rated.
Release Date: In Selected Theatres October 2nd, 2015.