Sneak Preview: Contemporary Films and Filmmakers

FILM TV 804.2

Go to exclusive secret screenings for new films before they are released – from the comfort and safety of your home! There will be engaging conversations with A-list guests and the moderator with insight into the making of each film as well as the current state of the filmmaking industry.


What you can learn.

  • Gain access to private screenings of international and domestic films
  • Witness insightful discussions between A-list filmmakers/cast and perceptive moderators
  • Obtain a greater understanding of filmmaking from revered and successful filmmakers

About this course:

Join us for an exclusive preview of new movies before their public release. Enjoy provocative commentary and in-depth discussions with invited guests after each screening. Guests include some of the most prestigious actors, filmmakers, and executives in the industry. Our moderators, who are international film festival correspondents and award season prognosticators, lead engaging Q&As that give you an insider's perspective of the making of each film.

Fall 2020 Sneak Preview will feature eight exclusive screenings. There will be no class on November 11 and 25.


Fall 2019 Sneak Preview screenings included:

Dolemite Is My Name
Guest Speakers: Screenwriters Scott Alexander and Larry Karaszewski

Honey Boy
Guest Speaker: Director Alma Har'el

Ford v Ferrari
Guest Speaker: Director James Mangold

A Hidden Life
Guest Speaker: Actor Valerie Pachner

Marriage Story
Guest Speaker: Director Noah Baumbach

The Two Popes
Guest Speaker: Director Fernando Meirelles

Little Women
Guest Speaker: Producer Amy Pascal

Les Misérables (2019)
Guest Speaker: Director Ladj Ly

Just Mercy
Guest Speakers: Producers Asher Goldstein and Niija Kuykendall, and actor Karan Kendrick

Guest Speaker: Actor Alfre Woodard

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