Licorice Pizza—in 35mm

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Licorice Pizza—in 35mm

Directed by Paul Thomas Anderson (Phantom Thread, Inherent Vice), Licorice Pizza is a nostalgic, irresistible coming-of-age story set against the backdrop of 1973’s San Fernando Valley. On his high school picture day, teenager Gary Valentine (Cooper Hoffman, son of the late Philip Seymour Hoffman) befriends photographer’s assistant Alana Kane (Alana Haim, in “one of the most exciting screen debuts in recent memory” says Hollywood Reporter) setting off their journey through Hollywood, politics, first love, and the rapidly changing landscape of 1970’s America. Also featuring Sean Penn, Bradley Cooper, and John C. Reilly, Licorice Pizza is an exuberant love letter to the ’70s and the welcome return of one of the greatest filmmakers of our time.

Can’t make it to a 35mm screening? Additional showtimes for Licorice Pizza in digital projection are available HERE.

Tickets: $10 (members), $15 (nonmembers)

"Newbies Alana Haim and Cooper Hoffman light up the screen in one of the very best movies of the year"
Peter Travers, ABC News
"[Paul Thomas Anderson] has sifted through a haze of wildly embellished tales and half-forgotten memories and pieced together something that feels more concrete, more achingly, tangibly real, than just about any American movie this year"
Justin Chang, Los Angeles Times
"I'm hard pressed to think of a recent movie whose world I would have liked to stay in longer"
Dana Stevens, Slate


Lecture & Discussion: Licorice Pizza - Going Back Home with Paul Thomas Anderson
Thursday, Jan. 13 2022, 7:00
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Watch Licorice Pizza at our Theater beginning December 24th and then join us for a class! Join us for an in-depth discussion of Licorice Pizza, one of the year's most highly anticipated releases. Celebrated filmmaker Paul Thomas Anderson returns to his personal and filmmaking roots for his ninth film, a coming-of-age love story set in L.A.'s San Fernando Valley. We'll focus on the film's story structure, cast, setting, soundtrack, and more. We'll also explore how the film works as both a homecoming and a continuation of Anderson's stylistic and narrative preoccupations. See the film at the JBFC Theater starting Dec. 24, then join us for a lively discussion! The class takes place at the JBFC Theater. About the Lecturer: Rob Morton has over a decade of experience as a screenwriting instructor at NYU's Tisch School of the Arts. He attended NYU graduate film school in the mid-to-late '90s where he wrote and directed numerous award-winning short films. Prior to that, he earned a degree in film history and cinema studies at Hobart College. He joined the Jacob Burns Film Center as a screenwriting instructor in the fall of 2012.

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