Amazon's "Transparent" Screening and Q&A
Saturday, September 19, 2015
Event hosted by: School of Visual Arts
Event hosted by: NewFest
Event hosted by: New York Women in Film & Television
As part ofÂ After School Special: The 2015 School of Visual Arts Alumni Film & Animation Festival, we are pleased to present a special screening of Amazon’s Emmy-nominated comedy series, Transparent,Â featuring one of the show’s associate producers and actresses, Zackary Drucker (BFA 2005 Photography). Â Drucker, who will be on handÂ live via Skype from Los Angeles on the eve of the Emmy Awards, will presentÂ two of the show’s Season One (2014)Â episodes, alongside some behind-the-scenes footage and a special webisode produced in conjunction with the series. Â The Q&A will be moderated by current SVA student Samantha Mottola (BFA 2017 Photography & Video). Â This screening is sponsored byÂ NewFest & New York Women in Film and Television.
Synopsis: Â An LA family with serious boundary issues have their past and future unravel when a dramatic admission causes everyone’s secrets to spill out. Â Starring Jeffrey Tambor, Judith Light, Gaby Hoffman, Amy Landecker, and Jay Duplass.
The screening will be precededÂ by the award-winning short film Away (2012) by Elisa Bates (MFA 2012 Design) and the experimental video How to Not Get RapedÂ (2014) by Cat Del Buono (MFA 2008 Photography, Video and Related Media).
Transparent is rated TV-MA. Â Parents are strongly cautioned â€“ some material may be inappropriate for children under 17, and children under the age of 5Â will not be admitted.
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All After School Special festival screenings are free and open to the public. General Admission RSVPs are appreciated, but not necessary. Seating is on a first-come, first-served basis. Doors will open approximately 30 minutes prior to each screening.
A limited amount of free popcorn will be offered at all screenings. Â Otherwise, concessions are not available for purchase at SVA Theatre. Â Guests are welcome to bring food and drink. Â Glass bottles and alcohol are not permitted.
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