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Free Screening, Office Christmas Party


2016, 105 min, color, DCP | Story by Jon Lucas, Scott Moore, Dan Mazer, screenplay by Justin Malen and Laura Solon; directed by Josh Gordon and Will Speck; with Jason Bateman, Olivia Munn, T. J. Miller, Jillian Bell, Randall Park, Vanessa Bayer, Matt Walsh, Courtney B. Vance, Kate McKinnon, and Jennifer Aniston

Includes a conversation with directors Josh Gordon and Will Speck

From Josh Gordon and Will Speck, the directors of the 2007 athletic dysfunction comedy, Blades of Glory, which turned Will Ferrell and Jon Heder into the world’s most antagonisticand firstpairs skaters, comes this entry into a look at the inner workings of family business, and the business of… Christmas. As with Glory, Gordon and Speck assemble an enviable cast of comedic talentin the case of Party, it includes Jennifer Aniston as the hard-charging CEO who’s determined to bring her company in line by shutting down the failing branch run by her brother (T.J. Miller of Silicon Valley and Deadpool), who is to the pursuit of fun what his serious-minded sister is to the pursuit of profit. He sets into motion a plan to throw a big party that will juice failing office morale and impress a potential client, saving the company in the process. Office Christmas Party also stars Jason Bateman, Kate McKinnon (Ghostbusters, Saturday Night Live) Randall Park (Fresh Off the Boat), Vanessa Bayer (Saturday Night Live) and Matt Walsh (Veep).

In conjunction with Film Independent at LACMA

LACMA | Bing Theater

LACMA Film Club and Film Independent members can reserve tickets starting at 12 pm on Thursday, November 17. | Free; limit two tickets per membership. | Proof of member status is required to reserve tickets during advance reservation period. | Reserve Tickets

LACMA member and general-admission tickets can be reserved starting at 12 pm onTuesday, November 29. | Free; limit two tickets. | Reserve Tickets

PLEASE NOTE: Tickets for the screening can be picked up at LACMA’s Ticket Office, located in the Hammer Building, on the day of the event—as early as 11 am. Tickets are for general, unreserved Bing Theater seating. Ticketed guests must be in their Bing Theater seat 15 minutes prior to the advertised start time or seat(s) may be released. Reservations do not guarantee entry, even with a ticket in hand. Entry is first come, first served, so please arrive early. Program and guest participation subject to change or cancellation without prior notice. Tickets are nontransferable and can only be picked up by the individual who purchased or reserved them.