Previewing 'Anna Karenina'

"Anna Karenina"
Q&A with director Joe Wright and star Keira Knightley
November 13, 7 PM
Academy of Television Arts & Sciences
5220 Lankershim Blvd., North Hollywood

Leo Tolstoy's literary masterpiece is brought to life in a bold new way at next week's KCET Cinema Series screening of the breathtaking new adaptation of "Anna Karenina" from director Joe Wright.

Marking this the director's third collaboration with the lovely and talented Keira Knightley, "Anna Karenina" takes us on an emotional and visual journey through the perils of passionate and adulterous love in a late-19th century Russian high society that values duty and honor above all else. Knightley's Anna enjoys a respectable, though loveless, marriage with her high-ranking husband (Jude Law) when she's suddenly captivated by an overwhelming infatuation with soldier Count Vronsky (Aaron Taylor-Johnson). The affair that's to follow is one that leads down a rabbit hole of tragedy and shame for Anna and those she holds dearest.

"Anna Karenina" is out in theaters on November 16th, but KCET Cinema Series members are in for a special treat this Tuesday when director Joe Wright and star Keira Knightley join Pete Hammond for a Q & A immediately following our preview screening!

Want to win a FREE pair of passes to the screening? Answer the following trivia question correctly for your chance: What are the titles of first two films featuring a collaboration between director Joe Wright and actress Keira Knightley? [Winner chosen at random among correct answers; contest ends 11/12 at 5:00 PM] Click here for contest rules.

Please note: No walk-in seating is available for this screening. Please call (747) 201-5800 for availability of remaining schedule of films for non-members.

Keira Knightley and Aaron Taylor-Johnson in 'Anna Karenina'


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