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GAME CHANGERS: BOYZ N THE HOOD
June 27, 2019 • 8:00 pm PDT
Boyz N the Hood (1991)
Directed by John Singleton
Starring Cuba Gooding Jr., Ice Cube, Laurence Fishburne, Morris Chestnut, Angela Bassett, Nia Long, Regina King, Lloyd Avery II, Tyra Ferrell
The tale of three teens growing up in an L.A. neighborhood: one lives for sports; another for crime; and the last learns about strength of character and being responsible.
Tickets (per evening): Preferred $30, General $20
6:00PM – Gates open
8:00PM – Moderated conversation with special guests
8:30PM – Film screening
ABOUT GAME CHANGERS
In a celebration of the power of film and television to influence cultural understanding and broaden the human experience, the SAG-AFTRA Foundation presents Game Changers, a four-night outdoor screening series at the Ford Theatres in Hollywood featuring groundbreaking films and television that significantly impacted diversity and representation in media, reimagined traditional narratives, and achieved major advances in storytelling. Game Changers opens with Boyz N the Hood (1991) on Thursday, June 27, followed by Toy Story (1995) on Friday, June 28, Stranger Things 3 (2019) on Saturday, June 29, and concludes with Thelma & Louise (1991) on Sunday, June 30. [link the other films to their event page at the Ford]
Before each screening, special guests will participate in a moderated conversation to provide their insights on the cultural impact and artistic influence these innovative projects brought to the world. Announcement of special guests coming in June.
Proceeds from Game Changers go toward the SAG-AFTRA Foundation, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit.