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Members’ Screening: The Fabelmans

Directed by Steven Spielberg
151 Minutes | Rated PG-13

Directed by Steven Spielberg, The Fabelmans is written by Spielberg and Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Tony Kushner (Angels in America; Caroline, or Change), who has earned Oscar® nominations for his screenplays for Spielberg’s Lincoln and Munich. The film is produced by three-time Oscar® nominee Kristie Macosko Krieger p.g.a. (West Side StoryThe Post), Steven Spielberg p.g.a. and Tony Kushner p.g.a. The film is executive produced by Carla Raij (Maestro, co-producer West Side Story) and Josh McLaglen (Free GuyLogan).

The film stars Gabriel LaBelle (The PredatorAmerican Gigolo series) as 16-year-old aspiring filmmaker Sammy Fabelman; four-time Academy Award® nominee Michelle Williams (Manchester by the SeaMy Week with Marilyn) as his artistic mother, Mitzi; Paul Dano (The BatmanThere Will Be Blood) as his successful, scientific father, Burt; Seth Rogen (Steve JobsAn American Pickle) as Bennie Loewy, Burt’s best friend and honorary “uncle” to the Fabelman children, and Academy Award® nominee Judd Hirsch (Uncut GemsOrdinary People) as Mitzi’s Uncle Boris.

The ensemble cast includes Oscar® nominee Jeannie Berlin (The Heartbreak KidInherent Vice) as Sammy’s paternal grandmother, Hadassah Fabelman; Julia Butters (Once Upon a Time … in Hollywood13 Hours) as Sammy’s sister Reggie; Robin Bartlett (MoonstruckLean on Me) as Sammy’s maternal grandmother Tina Schildkraut and Keeley Karsten (HuntersEvil Lives Here) as Sammy’s sister Natalie.

The music is by five-time Academy Award®winner John Williams (Schindler’s List, Jaws), the costume designer is two-time Oscar® winner Mark Bridges (The ArtistPhantom Thread) and the production designer is two-time Oscar®winner Rick Carter (LincolnAvatar). The Fabelmans is edited by three-time Academy Award® winner Michael Kahn ace (Saving Private RyanSchindler’s List) and Sarah Broshar (West Side StoryThe Post). The film’s director of photography is two-time Academy Award® winner Janusz Kaminski (Schindler’s ListSaving Private Ryan).

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Event Information

Wednesday, November 16, 2022
6:30pm

LOCATION
AMC River East 21
322 E Illinois St
Chicago, IL 60611 United States


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Please arrive early (30-45 mins before start time). All seating is general admission and on a first-come, first-served basis and is limited to theater capacity. Theater may be overbooked to ensure a full house.

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