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(November 14) THE DISASTER ARTIST screening + Q&A w/ Scott Neustadter and Michael H. Weber
The Writers Guild of America, East
invites you and one (1) guest to attend a screening of
THE DISASTER ARTIST
Followed by a Q&A with co-writers
Scott Neustadter and Michael H. Weber
Moderated by Scott Silver
WGA Member Screening (RSVP Required)
Tuesday, November 14, 7:30pm
This event includes a 30-minute post-screening Q&A. As a courtesy to Mr. Neustadter and Mr. Weber, attendees are expected to stay to the end of the event.
In THE DISASTER ARTIST, James Franco transforms the tragicomic true-story of aspiring filmmaker and infamous Hollywood outsider Tommy Wiseau — an artist whose passion was as sincere as his methods were questionable — into a celebration of friendship, artistic expression, and dreams pursued against insurmountable odds. Based on Greg Sestero’sbest-selling tell-all about the making of Tommy’s cult-classic disasterpiece The Room (“The Greatest Bad Movie Ever Made”), THE DISASTER ARTIST is a hilarious and welcome reminder that there is more than one way to become a legend — and no limit to what you can achieve when you have absolutely no idea what you’re doing.
Written by: Scott Neustadter and Michael H. Weber
Based on the book by: Greg Sestero and Tom Bissell
Directed by: James Franco
Produced by: James Franco, Evan Goldberg, Vince Jolivette, Seth Rogen and James Weaver
Starring: James Franco, Dave Franco, Seth Rogen, Josh Hutcherson, Alison Brie, Zac Efron, Ari Graynor, Paul Scheer
Release Date: December 1, 2017 (Limited); December 8, 2017 (Nationwide)
Running Time: 98 minutes
MPAA Rating: R
This invitation is nontransferable, seating is limited and on a first-come, first-served basis.
Please arrive at least 30 minutes early.
Screenings are overbooked to compensate for no-shows.
RSVPs do not guarantee seating, and no one will be admitted once the film has started.
RSVP Cancellation Policy
We understand that unplanned issues can come up and you may need to cancel your attendance at a screening. If that happens, you must provide at least five (5) hours advance notice to allow the accommodation of other members on the waiting list. Cancellations must be made by email; phone cancellations will not be accepted.
After missing three screenings without sending a cancellation notice to email@example.com within the defined window, you will be notified that you have been placed on a three-month hiatus from attending WGAE screenings.
Please note that is your responsibility to track your reservations and strikes. You will only be notified upon your third and final strike that you have been placed on hiatus.
Our priority is ensuring that our programming is robustly attended and accessible to all members. We hope this policy will enable us to better serve the needs of all members.