FILM: Frances Ha
The Plaza Cinema & Media Arts Center
20 Terry Street
WHEN: July 5, 6, 8, 11 at 7:30; 2:30 matinee Saturday July 6.
ADMISSION: $10, $7 with student ID.
ADDITIONAL INFO: With guest speaker Peter Mascuch on Thursday, July 11 at 7:30. Peter Mascuch is Professor of English and coordinator of the Film/Media Studies Program at St. Joseph’s College.
ABOUT THE FILM: Frances (Greta Gerwig) lives in New York, but she doesn’t really have an apartment. Frances is an apprentice for a dance company, but she’s not really a dancer. Frances has a best friend named Sophie, but they aren’t really speaking anymore. Frances throws herself headlong into her dreams, even as their possible reality dwindles. Frances wants so much more than she has, but lives her life with unaccountable joy and lightness. FRANCES HA is a modern comic fable in which Noah Baumbach explores New York, friendship, class, ambition, failure, and redemption. Directed by Noah Baumbach | Starring Greta Gerwig and Mickey Sumner | 1 hr, 26 mins | Rated R