The New York Film Critics Series® (NYFCS®), a premiere screening company, has partnered with the nation’s leading independent cinemas to present live, in-theater events. The evenings are moderated by Peter Travers, film critic for Rolling Stone Magazine and ABC’s Popcorn, along with additional coverage by Alison Bailes of www.BBC.com and WOR Radio. NYFCS offers screenings of movies before their theatrical release and presents interactive, big-screen HD simulcast with the stars and filmmakers. www.nyfilmcriticsseries.com
The next NYFCS screening will be pre-release screening of Tumbledown with live appearances by stars Jason Sudeikis, Blythe Danner, director/writer Sean Mewshaw along with co-writer Desiree Van Til.
Hannah (Rebecca Hall), writing her late husband’s biography, forms an unlikely companionship with a brash writer (Sudeikis) from New York. They collaborate to put together the story of her husband’s life as a famed folk singer. The romantic comedy also stars Joe Manganiello, Griffin Dunne, and Richard Masur. Tumbledown is being distributed by Starz Digital Media and will be released on February 12th, 2016.
The Tumbledown events will take place on February 8th, 2016 7PM at The AMC EMPIRE 25, 234 W 42nd St, in New York City and at selected US theaters on February 10th, 2016.
NYFCS is presenting this live event in partnership withIVY(ivy.com) the fastest growing collaborative community in the world. With 10,000 members, IVY brings together the next generation of leading entrepreneurs, artists, and innovators to spark world-changing collaborations. IVY has bases in New York City, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Washington D.C., Miami, Boston, and Chicago. Their vision is to establish a dynamic global community across 50 global cities, and create lifelong collaborative bonds between countless inspiring people who would otherwise never meet. NYFCS producer Mark Ehrenkranz comments, “We are tremendously excited to be working with IVY and their extraordinary team. We feel strongly that IVY members are bound together by a core group of values: the idea of perseverance, inner strength, self-confidence and overall moxie.”
NYFCS® events takes place exclusively in theaters and is never available on TV or the Internet. The events, including interviews and interactive audience involvement, are HD Simulcast to 55 select major markets so that everyone throughout the country can enjoy up close and personal moments from major movie stars, producers, writers and directors in the comfort of their own neighborhood theater. On a monthly basis, audiences experience all of the excitement of live Q&A sessions hosted by Peter Travers. Each screening brings the energy and VIP nature of prestigious, NYC screenings to nationwide audiences. This is a comprehensive, industry-wide, turn-key (don’t know what turnkey means!) marketing tool complete with robust media and in-theater assets to 400+ screens.
Citi® is the Official Card of this event. www.citiprivatepass.com. This relationship was arranged by The Erlick Group (http://www.erlick-group.com), a leading NYC-based entertainment sponsorship agency that has represented leading properties in film, music, theatre and venues for the past 22 years.