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Tacoma Film Festival Closing Night: To The Stars with director Martha Stephens

October 10th 7:00pm - 10:00pm

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Closing the 2019 Tacoma Film Festival is TO THE STARS (2019 Sundance Film Festival official selection), a drama that follows, in director Martha Stephens' words, "a timid and cloistered teen girl’s coming of age in 1961 Oklahoma as she develops her first authentic friendship with a restless and enigmatic new girl." 

"Tenderly rendered but with a powerful impact, director Martha Stephens' coming-of-age drama TO THE STARS is a luminous tale of teen girls discovering themselves on the harsh prairies of Oklahoma." — Sean P. Means, The Movie Cricket

MEET THE DIRECTOR

Martha Stephens will be in attendance and will participate in a post-film Q&A.

CELEBRATE 2019 TFF

Watch this last feature film of TFF 2019 and join us after to toast an incredible eight days of storytelling, and to learn who won this year's Audience Choice winners. Enjoy refreshments from Pacific Grill, a no host bar, and music. 

MARTHA STEPHENS

Martha Stephens is a writer and director. Her micro-budget feature films PASSENGER PIGEONS and PILGRIM SONG premiered at the SXSW Film Festival. She co-wrote and co-directed LAND HO! with Aaron Katz, which premiered at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival. The film was acquired by Sony Pictures Classics and won the John Cassavetes Award at the 2015 Film Independent Spirit Awards. TO THE STARS premiered at the 2019 Sundance Film Festival in the U.S. Dramatic Competition.

EVENT DETAILS

Tacoma Film Festival Closing Night: To The Stars
Thursday, October 10, 2019 at 7 PM
The Grand Cinema
606 Fawcett Avenue, 98402
Stay after the film for a Q&A with director Martha Stephens, and the TFF Audience Awards announcements
General Admission: $20/$15 for Grand Cinema Members.

Tickets are available for advanced purchase online and at the box office


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