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PGA East Pre-Release Screening + Q&A: OFFICIAL SECRETS - 8/29
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When: Thursday, August 29th
Where: The IFC Center
323 6th Avenue
New York, New York  10014
United States

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You and a guest are invited to a pre-release screening and Q&A...

IFC Films Presents

Followed by a Q&A with producer Ged Doherty, p.g.a.

Thursday, August 29th at 7:00pm
The IFC Center
323 6th Avenue
New York, NY 10014

Produced by: Ged Doherty*, p.g.a., Elizabeth Fowler, Melissa Shiyu Zuo
Directed by: Gavin Hood
Written by: Sara Bernstein, Gregory Bernstein, and Gavin Hood
Starring: Keira Knightley, Matt Smith, Matthew Goode, and Ralph Fiennes

* PGA Member

She risked everything to stop an unjust war. Her government called her a traitor. Based on world-shaking true events, Official Secrets tells the gripping story of Katharine Gun (Keira Knightley), a British intelligence specialist whose job involves routine handling of classified information. One day in 2003, in the lead up to the Iraq War, Gun receives a memo from the NSA with a shocking directive: the United States is enlisting Britain’s help in collecting compromising information on United Nations Security Council members in order to blackmail them into voting in favor of an invasion of Iraq. Unable to stand by and watch the world be rushed into an illegal war, Gun makes the gut-wrenching decision to defy her government and leak the memo to the press. So begins an explosive chain of events that will ignite an international firestorm, expose a vast political conspiracy, and put Gun and her family directly in harm’s way.

Running Time: 112 minutes
Release Date: August 30th, 2019

All reservations must be cancelled by 12:00 AM the night prior to event to allow room for wait-listed members


If you attend this screening, it is Mandatory to stay for the Q&A