The PGA East Screening Committee invites you and a guest
to an All Guild, Pre-Release Screening + Q&A of...
Followed by a conversation with Director Peter Sollett, Actor/Producer Ellen Page and
Actor Julianne Moore, moderated by PGA member Bruce Cohen
Tuesday, September 29 at 7:30pm
247 West 42nd St. btwn 7th & 8th Ave.
Produced by Michael Shamberg*, Stacey Sher*, Cynthia Wade, Jack Selby, Duncan Montgomery, James D. Stern*, Julie Goldstein*, Phil Hunt, Compton Ross, Kelly Bush and Ellen Page
Directed by Peter Sollett
Screenplay by Ron Nyswaner
Starring Julianne Moore, Ellen Page, Michael Shannon, and Steve Carell
Based on the Oscar®-winning short documentary and adapted by the writer of Philadelphia, Freeheld is the true love story of Laurel Hester [Julianne Moore] and Stacie Andree [Ellen Page] and their fight for justice. A decorated New Jersey police detective, Laurel is diagnosed with cancer and wants to leave her hard earned pension to her domestic partner, Stacie. However the county officials, Freeholders, conspire to prevent Laurel from doing this. Hard-nosed detective Dane Wells [Michael Shannon], and activist Steven Goldstein [Steve Carell], unite in Laurel and Stacie’s defense, rallying police officers and ordinary citizens to support their struggle for equality.
Release Date: October 2, 2015
Running Time: 103 minutes
Rated: PG-13 for thematic elements, language and sexuality
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