Join us for a FREE screening of the Emmy-nominated HBO film The Tale, followed by a group discussion.
Explicitly and boldly told from a woman and girl’s point of view, the film speaks of survival and healing, not victimhood or hopelessness, and offers a dramatic arc of adult transformation.
Notice of Age Appropriateness
Due to the mature content and adult themes in this film, attendees under 17 years old must be accompanied by a legal guardian and a viewing release form must be signed at entry. Please arrive early to complete this form before the screening begins.
Revisiting a short story she wrote at thirteen, a documentary filmmaker (Laura Dern) faces life altering questions about her first sexual experience and the elusive nature of memory. The Tale is director Jennifer Fox’s personal memoir examining the journey from denial to truth and the stories we tell ourselves to survive. More information can be found on http://www.thetalemovie.com/.
The Tale stars two-time Academy Award® nominee and Emmy Award® winner Laura Dern (Big Little Lies, Star Wars: The Last Jedi), Academy Award® winner Ellen Burstyn (Requiem for a Dream), Academy Award® winner Common (Selma), Jason Ritter (Kevin (Probably) Saves the World), Elizabeth Debicki (The Night Manager), Frances Conroy (American Horror Story, Six Feet Under), John Heard (The Sopranos), and Isabel Nélisse (Mama). It is written and directed by Sundance Grand Prize Winner and Emmy nominated director Jennifer Fox (My Reincarnation).
Pre-registration is not required. However, it is greatly appreciated.