Previously at the ICA - Films
23 Feb 2018 – 20 Mar 2018
Christine 'Lady Bird' McPherson (Saoirse Ronan) fights against but is exactly like her wildly loving, deeply opinionated and strong-willed mom (Laurie Metcalf), a nurse working tirelessly to keep her family afloat after Lady Bird's father (Tracy Letts) loses his job. Set in Sacramento, California in 2002, amidst a rapidly shifting American economic landscape, Lady Bird is an affecting look at the relationships that shape us, the beliefs that define us, and the unmatched beauty of a place called home.
Greta Gerwig reveals herself to be a bold new cinematic voice with Lady Bird, her directorial debut, excavating both the humor and pathos in the turbulent bond between a mother and her teenage daughter.
Lady Bird, dir. Greta Gerwig, USA 2017, 94 mins
Please note that a three minute short film will be screened before the first main feature every evening. Part of a rotating selection that changes weekly, the films shown are currently on tour to various arts venues across the country as part of Playback
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