"A Night Inside THE ROOM" + THE DISASTER ARTIST
In person: Greg Sestero
"This play can be played without any age restriction. It will work if the chemistry between all the characters makes sense. Human behavior and betrayal applies to all of us. It exists within ourselves. You love somebody. Do you? What is love?" So begins the first draft of Tommy Wiseau's script for what eventually became his landmark 2003 film THE ROOM.
Prepare for an evening of unparalleled insight into an era-defining cult hit. In celebration of the recent release of James Franco's THE DISASTER ARTIST and THE ROOM's 15-year anniversary, co-star, line producer and former Wiseau roommate Greg Sestero returns to AFI Silver to present a very special program:
- A reading from Sestero's best-selling memoir "The Disaster Artist," the source material for James Franco's acclaimed movie.
- An exclusive behind-the-scenes documentary about the making of THE ROOM.
- A live reading of selected scenes from the first edition of Wiseau's screenplay, featuring settings, dialogue and plot devices that never made it to the screen.
- A special sneak peek at Wiseau and Sestero's 2018 reunion feature film BEST F(R)IENDS.
- A Q&A and book event (sale and signing) with Sestero.
- A screening of THE DISASTER ARTIST.
THE DISASTER ARTIST
With THE DISASTER ARTIST, James Franco transforms the tragicomic true story of aspiring filmmaker and infamous Hollywood outsider Tommy Wiseau — an artist whose passion was as sincere as his methods were questionable — into a celebration of friendship, artistic expression and dreams pursued against insurmountable odds. Based on Greg Sestero's best-selling tell-all about the making of Wiseau's cult-classic disasterpiece THE ROOM ("The Greatest Bad Movie Ever Made"), THE DISASTER ARTIST is a hilarious and welcome reminder that there is more than one way to become a legend — and no limit to what you can achieve when you have absolutely no idea what you're doing. Also starring Dave Franco, Seth Rogen, Alison Brie, Ari Graynor, Josh Hutcherson and Jacki Weaver. DIR/PROD James Franco; SCR Scott Neustadter, Michael H. Weber, from the book by Greg Sestero and Tom Bissell; PROD Evan Goldberg, Vince Jolivette, Seth Rogan, James Weaver. U.S., 2017, color, 103 mins. RATED R
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