Free Members-Only Screening: The Knick

Wednesday, July 9, 2014 | 7:30 pm
2014, 56 min, color, DCP | Written by Jack Amiel & Michael Begler Directed by Steven Soderbergh
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Starring Clive Owen, André Holland, Jeremy Bobb, Juliet Rylance, Eve Hewson, Michael Angarano, Chris Sullivan, Cara Seymour, Eric Johnson, David Fierro, Maya Kazan, Grainger Hines, Leon Addison Brown and Matt Frewer

Season 1, episode 1

Includes a conversation with director Steven Soderbergh and actor Clive Owen

Academy Award®–winning director Steven Soderbergh's new project is a series made for Cinemax that spills as much blood as it does moral outrage. The Knick refers to the Knickerbocker Hospital in downtown Manhattan. At the turn of the 20th century, the Knick wants to be the place where the future begins, but it is mired in the traditions of the recent past—racism, sexism, and corruption—that prevent it from moving forward. Clive Owen (who, along with Soderbergh, is one of the show’s executive producers) stars as Dr. John Thackery, the Knick’s Shakespeare-obsessed head surgeon. He’s a man whose ambition is hobbled by equal parts arrogance, bellicose loquacity, and sensitivity to his patients and a bewildering—and compelling—mix of modern thought and slavish fealty to conventional wisdom. The cast also includes Andre Holland, Juliet Rylance, Michael Angarano, Eve Hewson, Eric Johnson and Matt Frewer. Soderbergh and Owen are part of a Q&A after the screening.

Copresented by the New York Times Film Club

LACMA, Bing Theater 

Film Independent, LACMA Film Club, and the New York Times Film Club members can reserve tickets starting at 12 pm on Thursday, June 19. | Free; limit two tickets per membership. | Proof of member status is required to reserve tickets during advance reservation period. 

New York Times Film Club members must RSVP to www.nytfilmclub.com for this screening.

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 at the advertised start time of the event or seat(s) may be released. All ticket sales are final; no refunds or exchanges. Program 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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