Director: Greta Gerwig • Starring: Saoirse Ronan, Laurie Metcalf, Tracy Letts, Lucas Hedges.
Set in 2002, Greta Gerwig’s Oscar-nominated directorial debut follows Christine “Lady Bird” McPherson, an outspoken and artistically inclined 17-year- old, and her loving but turbulent relationship with her mother. A senior student at a Catholic high school, Lady Bird wishes to attend an Ivy League college despite her mother’s protests, and undergoes a journey of self-discovery over the course of her senior year. An intimate portrait of adolescence, family and friendship with an impeccable performance from Ronan.
Plus a BRIT School Showcase film, screened in partnership with the School’s Film & Media Production department. For this film we are showing Living with Autism (7.45 min), directed by Hasnar Tayyar.
With one showing at 11am ONLY.- Please note that this is a babes in arms screening, bringing a baby is not compulsory but the lights will not be fully dimmed, sound will be at a lower level and people may need to move around. We also cannot ensure complete silence in the auditorium.