Split Screens Festival Kicks Off Today With An Early Screening Of ‘When They See Us’


Split Screens Festival Kicks Off Today With An Early Screening Of ‘When They See Us’
Split Screens will feature some of the most popular TV shows of the current day, in conjunction with various panel talks and sneak peeks of the creative process with directors, producers and actors.

The 2019 edition has a total of 16 events which are divided up into 5 sections, these are: close-ups, premieres, rewinds, special events and tv-talks.

Find a brief overview of a few highlights from the schedule below:

May 29th

6:45pm – Inside Russian Doll: join the co-creator and co-executive producer on a panel with other creative professionals as they discuss the ins-and-outs of the Netflix show.

8:30pm – When They See Us: Early screening of Ava DuVernay’s latest four-part series about the Central Park Five case from 1989.

June 1st

11:30am – (S)heroes: an appreciation of some fan favorite female heroes in prominent tv shows like, Alias, Veronica Mars and Star Trek.

2:00pm – Skip Credits: Join a panel of critics discuss the transition to modern day streaming and how that’s affected traditional TV storytelling.

June 2nd

2:30pm – The Good Place: William Jackson Harper aka the beloved Chidi from The Good Place talks about the season 3 finale, what it means for his character and how he plans on taking on these changes as an actor.

8:15pm – The Walking Dead: Live screening of the highly anticipated premiere of season 5.

June 3rd

7:00pm – The Handmaid’s Tale: Early screening of the season 3 premiere

Tickets are priced at $40 for GA, buy yours now before the events start this evening!

Dates: May 29th – June 3rd

Location: IFC Center 

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