Screen Scene: Local film news

MIRROR, MIRROR: A still from 'In Fabric.' Grail Moviehouse hosts an advance screening of the horror film on Sept. 18 as part of Art House Theater Day. Photo courtesy of A24

Grail Moviehouse, 45 S. French Broad Ave., is a host site for the nationwide Art House Theater Day on Wednesday, Sept. 18. The festivities begin at 7 p.m. with a screening of the Ruth Bader Ginsberg documentary RBG, followed by a panel discussion with representatives from Planned Parenthood South Atlantic. Free, but online reservations are required.

At 9:15 p.m., there will be an advance showing of In Fabric, currently slated for an early December theatrical release. The latest horror film from Peter Strickland (The Duke of Burgundy; Berberian Sound Studio) follows a woman who purchases a cursed red dress and stars Marianne Jean-Baptiste (Spy Game) and Gwendoline Christie (HBO’s “Game of Thrones”). Local actor/screenwriter Jennifer Trudrung and local horror author Nathan Ballingrud will lead a post-screening discussion. Regular admission rates apply. Tickets may be purchased online and at the Grail box office.

• Asheville-based videographer Rebecca MacNeice’s work on “Deadliest Catch” has been nominated for a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Cinematography for a Reality Program. The ceremony takes place on Sunday, Sept. 22, at 8 p.m., and will air on Fox.


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About Edwin Arnaudin
Edwin Arnaudin is a staff writer for Mountain Xpress. He also reviews films for and is a member of the Southeastern Film Critics Association (SEFCA) and North Carolina Film Critics Association (NCFCA). Follow me @EdwinArnaudin

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