THE POST – Last Showing!

| 2017 | 116 minutes | | , ,
Directed by Steven Spielberg

Friday February 16, 2018
Wednesday February 21, 2018 4:00pm


$12 General Admission, $9 Member,
$7 child age 14 or younger
Doors Open for admissions 30 min. prior to screening
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Directed by Steven Spielberg
Written by Liz Hannah, Josh Singer

Starring Tom Hanks, Meryl Streep

George Brennan, MV Times News Editor, and Jack Fruchtman, Professor of Political Science and Director of the Program in Law and American Civilization at Towson University, will join us for a panel discussion following the Feb. 9th Screening of THE POST. All Island students 18 and under receive free admittance to the screening and the discussion.

 

Steven Spielberg directs Meryl Streep and Tom Hanks in The Post, a thrilling drama about the unlikely partnership between The Washington Post’s Katharine Graham (Streep), the first female publisher of a major American newspaper, and editor Ben Bradlee (Hanks), as they race to catch up with The New York Times to expose a massive cover-up of government secrets that spanned three decades and four U.S. Presidents. The two must overcome their differences as they risk their careers – and their very freedom – to help bring long-buried truths to light. The Post marks the first time Meryl Streep, Tom Hanks and Steven Spielberg have collaborated on a project. In addition to directing, Spielberg produces along with Amy Pascal and Kristie Macosko Krieger. The script was written by Liz Hannah and Josh Singer, and the film features an acclaimed ensemble cast including Alison Brie, Carrie Coon, David Cross, Bruce Greenwood, Tracy Letts, Bob Odenkirk, Sarah Paulson, Jesse Plemons, Matthew Rhys, Michael Stuhlbarg, Bradley Whitford and Zach Woods.

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"In an era in which journalistic outlets are increasingly accused of delivering "fake news," this film is a reminder that few things are as precious - and vital - as the truth." --Calvin Wilson, St. Louis Post-Dispatch

"Spielberg offers a tight, lucid and highly satisfying account of the Pentagon Papers from the point of view of the Post and its publisher, Kay Graham." --Kate Taylor, Globe and Mail

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