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PS.SCREEN | Eighth Grade

Date
Aug 14, 2019
Time
7:15 pm

Venue

Antonio Mak Hin-yeung Education Room, Para Site

Coming-of-age movies that tells the story of the growth of teenage women are selected for screening in the coming months!

 

Eighth Grade

Written and Directed by Bo Burnham

2018 | 94 minutes | English

 

Thirteen-year-old Kayla is making her way through her thus far disastrous eighth-grade year. She posts motivational videos on YouTube about confidence but is actually struggling to make friends. The burden of hoping to be popular leads her to serious social anxiety, and gives her tough time solving problems in friendship, family and sexuality.

Eighth Grade is a directorial debut of Bo Burnham, who started out on YouTube long before social media became businesses. He wanted to make a film about teenagers who struggle to “go viral” both on internet and in real life.

 

As always, all are welcome! Come and enjoy the most flawed, moody and realistic eighth grade with us.

 

For the trailer and RSVP, please click here.

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