“An Evening with Director Jeff Nichols” to be held March 31 in Little Rock

March 28, 2016

Monkey note: I’m doing the Q & A.

Philip Martin and Jeff Nichols. Midnight Special Screening in Little Rock, Arkansas.

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“An Evening with Director Jeff Nichols” to be held March 31 in Little Rock
Arkansas native will screen his new movie “Midnight Special”

LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas (March 23, 2016) – The Arkansas Motion Picture Institute is partnering with the Arkansas Film Commission to host “An Evening with Director Jeff Nichols” at Little Rock’s Ron Robinson Theater on Thursday, March 31, 2016. The event includes a screening of Nichols’ new film “Midnight Special” along with a question and answer session with the director, a native Arkansan. A reception will follow the question and answer session.

Doors open at 6:00 p.m. and the film begins at 7:00 p.m. General admission tickets are $75 each and all proceeds will go toward supporting the Arkansas Motion Picture Institute and Central High School Tiger Foundation. VIP tickets are also available for $100 each. Tickets must be purchased in advance and seating is limited. Tickets can be purchased by visiting www.eventbrite.com and searching “An Evening with Director Jeff Nichols.”

“Jeff Nichols is already among the most respected directors and content creators in Hollywood,” said Christopher Crane, Arkansas’ Film Commissioner. “We appreciate Jeff taking time out of his busy schedule to come home to screen his latest film, ‘Midnight Special.’ I encourage anyone with an interest in film to attend this event as it will be a great opportunity to ask Jeff questions about the movie and his approach to directing.”

“Midnight Special” is already receiving rave reviews from several entertainment publications.

“‘Midnight Special’ confirms Jeff Nichols uncommon knack for breathing dramatic integrity and emotional depth into genre material,” said the Hollywood Reporter in its review of the movie.

“Auteur Jeff Nichols is impressively restrained and yet limitlessly imaginative,” said Variety.

More information on “Midnight Special” can be found at www.midnightspecialmovie.com.

It is currently in limited release but opens nationwide on April 1.

Nichols will be available for interviews following the screening. Media may RSVP by contacting Scott Hardin at shardin@arkansasedc.com.

For more details on “An Evening with Director Jeff Nichols” contact 501-682-7676.

1 Comment

  • Comment by Acting Clipz — Mar 30,2016 at 8:01 pm

    Break-A-Leg with the Jeff Nichols Q&A tomorrow night! Been seeing the trailer on TV. Great opportunity. Proud for you my friend! See you at the movies…

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