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Sharp Objects Film Insider Series – June 27th

Exclusive Screening of Sharp Objects 

Post Screening Q&A: Jessica Rhoades, Executive Producer; Taylor John Smith, Actor

SYNOPSIS: Based on the book of the same name by New York Times bestselling author Gillian Flynn, this eight-episode series tells the story of reporter Camille Preaker who returns to her small hometown to cover the murders of two preteen girls. Trying to put together a psychological puzzle from her past, she finds herself identifying with the young victims a bit too closely.

Rated TV-MA | Viewer discretion is advised. Some viewers may find elements of the content disturbing. 

Amy Adams stars; co-stars include Patricia Clarkson, Chris Messina, Eliza Scanlen, Elizabeth Perkins and Matt Craven.

Directed by Jean-Marc Vallé from scripts by Marti Noxon and Gillian Flynn. Executive producers are Jason Blum, Charles Layton and Jessica Rhoades, as well as Amy Adams, Gillian Flynn, Marti Noxon, Jean-Marc Vallée, Nathan Ross and Gregg Fienberg.

Additional writers include co-executive producer Vince Calandra, co-producer Scott Brown, consulting producer Alex Metcalf, and Ariella Blejer & Dawn Kamoche. An Entertainment One (eOne) and Blumhouse Television production.

Q&A with Executive Producer Jessica Rhoades and actor Taylor John Smith. A producer for over 15 years, Jessica Rhoades has committed her career to fostering creative voices. Driven by a passion for writers, Rhoades gravitated early to television where the writer’s voice and vision are paramount. Currently, Rhoades serves as Executive Producer of Showtime’s “The Affair,” having joined the acclaimed series in its fourth season, which airs this summer. She most recently executive produced “Sharp Objects” for HBO (based on the novel by Gillian Flynn, adapted by Marti Noxon) starring Amy Adams and directed by Jean-Marc Vallee. “Sharp Objects” begins its run July 8.


Wednesday, June 27, 2018
5:30 Cocktail Party
6:30 Screening & Discussion
8:30 Post Reception

Sharp Objects cocktail party will feature food by Craft Pizza and Eureka!. Wine bar compliments of Overland and Shannahan; beer provided by Stella Artois. The post screening reception will feature cookies by The Cravory.

VIP All Access Pass holders, Film Insider Series Pass holders and Patron Circle Members will receive their exclusive invitation via email. Please RSVP quickly as this screening will be full.

We invite you to join us! Get a VIP Fest Pass or Film Insider Series Pass holder  to attend. To support the San Diego International Film Festival all year long, join our Patron Circle

To learn more about the San Diego International Film Festival and how your can attend CLICK HERE.

To learn more about our Film Insider Series (Feb-July) CLICK HERE.