One Night Only! • Wednesday, September 28th
Time: 7PM (preshow) | 7:30PM (film begins)
The Hippodrome + NYFCS are honored to present a private, pre-release screening of SILVER SKIES from director Rosemary Rodriguez. You can never be too old for new beginnings. A group of eccentric retirees’ lives are turned upside down when their beloved apartment complex is suddenly sold out from under them. Starring George Hamilton, Barbara Bain, and Mariette Hartley, see it at the Hippodrome BEFORE it hits theaters everywhere!
**PLEASE NOTE: The film begins at 7:30PM and the NYFCS preshow begins at 7PM**
The next NYFCS screening will be pre-release screenings of SILVER SKIES with on-screen appearances by Golden Globe nominee George Hamilton(LOVE AT FIRST BITE, EVEL KNIEVEL, 1970s), Academy Award nominee Valerie Perrine (LENNY, SUPERMAN), Three time Emmy winner Barbara Bain (MISSION IMPOSSIBLE, 1960s ), Emmy winner Alex Rocco (The Godfather, The Famous Teddy Z), Mariette Hartley (PEYTON PLACE, GOOD MORNING AMERICA), Jack McGee (THE FIGHTER, RESCUE ME) AND, & Jack Betts (SPIDERMAN).
The movie is written and directed by Rosemary Rodriguez (THE GOOD WIFE, ACTS OF WORSHIP) and Executive Produced by Oscar winner Fred Roos (The Godfather movies, Lost in Translation), Arthur Sarkissian(RUSH HOUR, WHILE YOU WERE SLEEPING) and Nestor Rodriguez (ACTS OF WORSHIP). The event is hosted by Peter Bart (Variety Magazine, Former MGM & Paramount Executive, AMC’S SHOOT OUT).
Told with humor and compassion, “Silver Skies” chronicles the unexpected developments that occur when a group of eccentric seniors have their lives turned upside down by the sale of their beloved apartment complex. A refreshingly original story about getting older and trying to hold tight to the American Dream.
SILVER SKIES is a gift for cinema lovers everywhere to revisit some of the great performers of the 1960s, 70s, and 80s in their golden years. The movie also stars Howard Hesseman (WKRP IN CINCINNATI) and Dick Van Patten (EIGHT IS ENOUGH).
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