KCET's quarterly screening series is back for the Spring at the Television Academy in North Hollywood! Join us as we preview new, exciting films prior to their local release. Hosted by nationally recognized film expert Pete Hammond.
Call 747.201.5800 to purchase passes to the series, or register online here.
Click here for a full list of this series' film.
Tuesday, March 25: Breathe In: When a foreign exchange student arrives in a small upstate New York town, she challenges the dynamics of her host family's relationships and alters their lives forever. Q & A immediately following with Director Drake Doremus
Tuesday, April 1: Fading Gigolo: Fioravante decides to become a professional Don Juan as a way of making money to help his cash-strapped friend, Murray. With Murray acting as his "manager", the duo quickly finds themselves caught up in the crosscurrents of love and money. Stars Woody Allen, Sharon Stone, Sophia Vergara and John Tuturro. Q & A immediately following with Producer Bill Block.
Tuesday, April 8: The Railway Man: Eric Lomax was one of thousands of Allied prisoners of war forced to work on the construction of the Thai/Burma railway during WW2. His experiences, after the secret radio he built to bring news and hope to his colleagues was discovered, left him traumatised and shut off from the world. Years later, he met Patti, a beautiful woman, on a train and fell in love. Patti was determined to rid Eric of his demons. Discovering that the young Japanese officer who haunted her husband was still alive, she faced a terrible decision. Should Eric be given a chance to confront his tormentor? Would she stand by him, whatever he did? Stars Colin Firth and Nicole Kidman. Q & A immediately following with Co -star Hiroyuki Sanada.
Tuesday, April 15: The Tasting Menu: One of the greatest restaurants in the world is closing and an eclectic mix of international patrons have arrived in beautiful Catalonia for the final dinner service in this witty and delicious ensemble comedy. As the staff prepare and serve an audacious tasting menu, an estranged husband and wife, a nerdy dedicated doctor and a gorgeous best-selling writer, who made their reservation a year ago (before splitting up) reunite for this once-in-a-lifetime meal. Q & A immediately following with actor Fionnula Flanagan.