WITH EXCLUSIVE APPEARANCES
CLIVE OWEN, JAEDEN LIEBERHER,
WRITER DIRECTOR BOB NELSON (NEBRASKA)
NEW YORK, N.Y., Feb. 26, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The New York Film Critics Series® (NYFCS®), a premiere screening
company, has partnered with the nation's leading independent cinemas to present live, in-theater
events. The evenings are moderated by Peter Travers, film critic for Rolling Stone Magazine and
ABC's Popcorn, along with additional coverage by Alison Bailes of BBC.com and WOR Radio.
NYFCS offers screenings of movies before their theatrical release and presents interactive, big-
screen HD broadcast with the stars and filmmakers.
The next NYFCS US events on March 16th and 17th, 2016 will be preview screenings of "The
Confirmation" with on screen appearances by Clive Owen, Jaeden Lieberher, and writer director
Bob Nelson (Nebraska). Clive Owen shines in this irresistible comedy about an estranged father
and son, whose weekend adventure leads to something they never imagined: a true family
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The film also stars Maria Bello, Robert Foster, Tim Blake Nelson, Patton Oswalt and Matthew
Modine. "The Confirmation" is directed and written by Academy Award®-Nominee Bob Nelson
(Nebraska). The movie is being distributed by Saban Films and will be released on March 18th,
2016 nationwide and On Demand.
NYFCS® takes place exclusively in theaters and is never available on TV or the Internet. The
events, including interviews and interactive audience involvement, are HD Simulcast to 55 select
major markets so that everyone throughout the country can enjoy up close and personal moments
from major movie stars, producers, writers and directors in the comfort of their own
On a monthly basis, audiences experience all of the excitement of live
Q &A sessions hosted by Peter Travers. Each screening brings the energy and VIP nature of
prestigious, NYC screenings to nationwide audiences. This is a comprehensive, industry-wide,
turn-key marketing tool complete with robust media and in-theater assets to 400+ screens.
NYFCS® US Highlights:
* Al Pacino - DANNY COLLINS
* Cynthia Nixon - JAMES WHITE
* Jason Sudeikis, Blythe Danner - TUMBLEDOWN
* Jennifer Connelly, Anthony Mackie, Paul Bettany - SHELTER
* Robin Williams' Final Film - BOULEVARD
* Diane Lane, Frances McDormand, Dakota Fanning - EVERY SECRET THING
* Russell Crowe - WATER DIVINER
* Jennifer Anniston - CAKE
* Shirley MacLaine - ELSA & FRED
* Rob Reiner - AND SO IT GOES
* Daniel Radcliffe - WHAT IF
* Gillian Flynn - GONE GIRL
* James Franco - CHILD OF GOD
* Andy Garcia - AT MIDDLETON
* Tom Hardy - LOCKE
* Jon Favreau - CHEF
* Felicity Huffman - BREATHE IN
* David O. Russell - Director AMERICAN HUSTLE
NYFCS® is dedicated to producing inspiring events in a collaborative environment and to nurturing thelong-term success of movies. Featuring an energetic, creative, and experienced team, the NYFCS® exhibits socially and culturally relevant films with live, world-class talent in the best independent theaters throughout the U.S. NYFCS will entertain, educate, surprise and invigorate film-loving audiences across the nation.
Citi® is the Official Card of this event. This relationship was arranged by The Erlick Group , a
leading NYC-based entertainment sponsorship agency that has represented leading properties in film,
music, theatre and venues for the past 22 years.
About The New York Film Critics Series®:
Peter Travers, Host: Peter is an American film critic, who has written for, in turn, People and
Rolling Stone. Travers also hosts a celebrity interview show called Popcorn on ABC News Now
and ABCNews.com. Travers joined Rolling Stone in 1989 after a four-year stint with People.
He's best known for his basic writing style that eschews a more sophisticated analysis for an easy-
to-read and often very opinionated form. According to efilmcritic.com, Travers is the nation's
most blurbed film critic. Peter has hosted the NYFCS for over 10 years. In addition to Rolling
Stone Magazine, ABC-TV, Peter appears regularly on Newsweek & The Daily Beast, The Soho
Apple Store, and CNN.
Alison Bailes, Co-Host: Alison is the film critic for WOR radio and She produces and hosts a
series for BBC.com and guest hosts the New York Film Critics Series® and maintains her own
film website: From 2005-2009 Alison co-hosted the NBC Universal weekly movie review
show "Lyons & Bailes Reel Talk". Prior to joining WNBC, Alison created "At The Angelika" for
the Independent Film Channel.
Independent Theaters: The NYFCS® network of U.S. theaters are independent partners
dedicated to presenting the finest films available. These are exhibitors who take great pride in
their shows and provide patrons with state-of-the-art, live HD experiences in the comfort of their
convenient locations. Each location has been carefully chosen to ensure the best possible
experience that is available in domestic, independent cinema today.
ABOUT SABAN FILMS
Saban Films is a boutique acquisition and distribution company based in Los Angeles, California.
The company aims to build an aggressive yearly slate of eight to ten high-quality feature films for
distribution in North America via a major studio distribution partner. Focusing on commercial,
talent-driven films, the company looks at projects in all stages of production for strategic release
across multiple platforms, including a day-and-date theatrical/VOD release. Saban Films was
established by Haim Saban, and is led by Bill Bromiley who serves as President and Shanan
Becker as Chief Financial Officer.
Source: NY Film Critics