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I Used to Go Here Virtual Q&A with Kris Rey
We’re thrilled to partner with the Music Box Theatre and Gravitas Ventures to host an exclusive virtual Q&A with Chicago director Kris Rey to celebrate her new film I Used to Go Here, opening July 31 at the Music Box. Stream the film beforehand then join us for a conversation on our Facebook and YouTube channels on Wednesday, August 5 at 7pm CT. Come with questions!
Join YouTube Q&A: https://youtu.be/sZfWtxofQHk
We’ll send you a reminder the day of the event!
Stream I Used to Go Here through the Music Box: https://musicboxtheatre.com/films/i-used-to-go-here
Following the lackluster launch of her debut novel, 35-year-old Chicago writer Kate Conklin (Gillian Jacobs) receives a welcome invitation from her former professor and old crush (Jemaine Clement) to speak at her alma mater. With her book tour cancelled, and her ego deflated, Kate hopes that returning to her old college as a published author will give her the morale boost she sorely needs. Instead, she falls into a comical regression—from misadventures with eccentric twenty-year olds to feelings of jealousy toward her former professor’s new favorite student. Bittersweet emotion and awkward humor abound as Kate journeys through her past to redefine her future in this big-hearted fourth feature from writer/director Kris Rey.
“Armed with her funniest material to date and a winning performance from Gillian Jacobs, the filmmaker finds new dimensions for both her work and the millennial ennui that has always inspired it.” —Indiewire
“Crackles with a determinedly awkward brand of humor… like Young Adult, but instead of acid, Rey offers warmth and hope.” —The Playlist