Free Screening, Gracepoint

Tuesday, September 30, 2014 | 7:30 pm
2014, 90 min, color, DCP
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Created by Chris Chibnall and executive produced by Dan Futterman and Anya Epstein; with David Tennant, Anna Gunn, Michael Peña, Virgina Kull, Nick Nolte, Jacki Weaver, Kevin Rankin, and Jessica Lucas

Season 1, Episodes 1 and 2

Includes a conversation with series stars Anna Gunn, Nick Nolte, Jacki Weaver, Michael Peña, Virginia Kull, Kevin Rankin, Jessica Lucas, and executive producers Chris Chibnall, Anya Epstein, and Dan Futterman

When a young boy is found dead on an idyllic beach, a major police investigation gets underway in the small seaside town in Northern California, where the tragedy occurred. Soon deemed a homicide, the case turns neighbor against neighbor.

This is Gracepoint, a new 10-episode mystery event series premiering this fall on FOX.

Leading the investigation is Detective Emmett Carver (David Tennant), who has just arrived in Gracepoint to fill a high position in the town’s police force. That job previously had been promised to Detective Ellie Miller (Anna Gunn) who, in light of the tragedy, must put any resentment aside and work the case with her prickly new boss.  Danny is survived by his grieving parents, Mark (Michael Peña) and Beth Solano (Virginia Kull), and his older sister, Chloe (Madalyn Horcher).

All of Gracepoint is pulled into the investigation, including Jack Reinhold (Nick Nolte), a private man who runs the kayak rental service on the beach, and Susan Wright (Jacki Weaver) a mysterious woman who lives in the RV park with her dog. The town’s minister, Paul Coathes (Kevin Rankin) becomes the de facto spokesperson for the community as the media descends on Gracepoint.

The investigation is followed closely by the town’s local newspaper reporter, Owen Burke (Kevin Zegers) and by San Francisco Globe reporter Renee Clemons (Jessica Lucas), who has a history with Detective Carver.

After the screening of the ensemble drama’s first two episodes, the cast participate in a Q&A. Please note that talent is subject to change.  In conjunction with Film Independent at LACMA.

LACMA, Bing Theater

PLEASE NOTE: Tickets for this event can be picked up at LACMA’s Ticket Office, located in the Hammer Building, on the day of the event—as early as 11 am. Tickets are for general, unreserved seating. Ticketed guests must be in their seat 15 minutes prior to the advertised start time or seat(s) may be released. Reservations do not guarantee entry, even with a ticket in hand. Entry is first come, first served, so please arrive early. Program and guest participation subject to change or cancellation without prior notice. Tickets are nontransferable and can only be picked up by the individual who purchased or reserved them.

STANDBY ONLY: Tickets for this event are no longer available for reservation in advance. A standby line will form at 6:30 pm at the Hammer Building Ticket Office on the night of this event. Guests in the standby line will be accommodated on a first-come, first-served basis, though unfortunately there is no guarantee of tickets being made available to guests in this line.

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