Tuesday, October 10, 2017

KAPLEN JCC IN TENAFLY LAUNCHES NEW FILM SERIES WITH CRITIC MIKE SARGENT

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JCC Film Forum Featuring Film Critic Mike Sargent

WHEN: Mondays, Beginning October 16, 7:30-9:30 PM
WHERE:
Kaplen JCC on the Palisades, 411 E. Clinton Ave., Tenafly
COST: $12 per film for JCC members; $15 public. A six-film pass is also available, $50 for JCC members; $60 public. Choose from 6 of the 8 films and save.
For questions, contact Esther Mazor at emazor@jccotp.org or 201.408.1456. To register, visit the JCC website at www.jccotp.org or call 201.569.1496

Join film critic, radio/TV personality, and writer-producer-director Mike Sargent for a screening and discussion. Sargent has curated a diverse collection of films, each showcasing a particular aspect of filmmaking, and provides the insightful perspective of a real industry insider.

thinktwiceThe season starts  with Don’t Think Twice (2016). When a member of a popular New York City improv troupe gets a huge break, the rest of the group, all best friends, start to realize that not everyone is going to make it after all. Director Mike Birbiglia showcases his brilliant talent for independent filmmaking with an amazing cast of comedians. Stars Keegan-Michael Key, Gillian Jacobs and Mike Birbiglia.

The series will continue monthly on Monday evenings, with the following 7 films:

  • November 13: Chef (2004)
  • December 4: Like Father Like Son (Japanese, 2013)
  • January 8: Man Facing Southeast (1986)
  • February 12: Brick (2005); March 5
  • Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004)
  • March 26: Talk to Me (2007)
  • April 23: Ex Machina (2014).