CENTER FOR COMMUNICATION

Attraction

Obvious Child

WHEN: Tuesday, June 17, 7:00 pm

WHERE: Academy Theater, 111 East 59th Street (between Park and Lexington Avenues)

REGISTER: www.cencom.org

A comedian's life spirals out of control when she loses her job and her relationship, and then becomes pregnant after a one-night stand.

"It's hilarious, it's heartbreaking, and it's totally genius." -Moviefone

"...winning comedy about a neurotic Brooklyn stand-up comic who finds herself pregnant after a one-night stand with a nice guy (Jake Lacy) she's only just met...amusing vignettes from a talented cast Obvious Child grounds its comedy in real-life situations that are credible and well-observed." -Leonard Maltin's Picks

Starring Jenny Slate, Jake Lacy, Gaby Hoffmann, Gabe Liedman, Richard Kind, Polly Draper, David Cross. Produced by Elisabeth Holm. Story by Gillian Robespierre, Karen Maine, Elisabeth Holm, based on a short film by Anna Bean, Karen Maine, Gillian Robespierre. Screenplay and directed by Gillian Robespierre. Running time: 83 minutes.

Post-screening guests: writer-director Gillian Robespierre and actor Jenny Slate.

Presented with the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences and the Center for Communication

Doors open at 6:30 pm. Seating is first-come, first-served. Latecomers will not be seated. No photos and no questions from the audience.

Third Person

WHEN: Thursday, June 19, 7:00 pm

WHERE: Academy Theater, 111 East 59th Street (between Park and Lexington Avenues)

REGISTER: www.cencom.org

Three stories set in cities known for romance-New York, Rome, and Paris-take raw and personal twists as the characters grapple with the difficulties of modern relationships. From the on-again, off-again relationship of a recently separated man and his mistress, to a mother accused of attempting to kill her own child, the tribulations of everyday life wax and wane for each of the individuals.

Starring Liam Neeson, Mila Kunis, Adrien Brody, Olivia Wilde, James Franco, Moran Atias, Maria Bello, and Kim Basinger. Produced by Paul Breuls, Michael Nozik, Paul Haggis. Written and directed by Paul Haggis. Running time: 137 minutes.

Post-screening guest: writer-director-producer Paul Haggis.

Presented with the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences and the Center for Communication

Doors open at 6:30 pm. Seating is first-come, first-served. Latecomers will not be seated. No photos and no questions from the audience.