Free screening: Beast of the Southern Wild 

On behalf of Fox Searchlight, NYWIFT members are invited to a special screening event of the highly acclaimed film.

with star Quvenzhané Wallis and director Benh Zeitlin in person as part of Young Actresses, Big Roles

Date: Saturday, November 3
Time: 4:30 p.m.
Location: Museum of the Moving Image, 36-01 35th Avenue, Astoria New York
Visit the official website of Museum of the Moving Image for directions

Click here to RSVP for the free screening

Faced with both her hot-tempered father’s fading health and melting ice-caps that flood her ramshackle bayou community and unleash ancient aurochs, six-year-old Hushpuppy must learn the ways of courage and love. At the center of this raw and lyrical movie about a Louisiana island community on the brink of environmental disaster is the performance of Wallis as Hushpuppy, a charismatic and imaginative young girl who was abandoned by her mother and left to care for her ailing father. The film took prizes at both Cannes, where it won the Camera d’Or, and Sundance, where it won the Grand Jury Prize and prompted critic Manohla Dargis to write in The New York Times, “Nothing else at this year’s festival came close to stirring up the excitement and sense of discovery generated by Beasts.”

Free screening: Beast of the Southern Wild

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