Eighth Grade

Eighth Grade

Selected by the Music Branch.

Selected by the Music Branch.

Actor-comedian Bo Burnham wrote and directed this hilarious and touching portrait of a tween girl (the miraculous Elsie Fisher) who copes with her insecurities by posting inspirational videos. A heightened but still frighteningly believable depiction of today’s youth, Burnham’s film also benefits from Josh Hamilton’s performance as one of the all-time great movie dads, an ensemble of vivid young actors, and the effectively offbeat original score by electronic composer Anna Meredith, her first for a feature film.

DIRECTOR: Bo Burnham. WRITTEN BY: Bo Burnham. CAST: Elsie Fisher, Josh Hamilton, Emily Robinson, Jake Ryan. 2018. 93 min. USA. Color. English. Rated R. DCP.
Academy Museum film programming generously funded by the Richard Roth Foundation. 

Make It Dinner and a Movie

Fanny's Restaurant & Café
Fanny's Restaurant & Café

All guests who present a ticket for a film screening, Tuesday through Saturday (and the first Sunday of every month), receive 10% off all food and non-alcoholic beverages at Fanny's. Discount only applicable on the same day as the screening and cannot be redeemed for another screening or date. Dinner reservations can be made on OpenTable or Resy.

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