Stillman at Cinema Arts Centre – April 20th



Thursday, April 20 at 7:30 pm

Members $11 | Public $16 – Includes Book Signing

With Director Whit Stillman in person!

Famed independent filmmaker Whit Stillman, director of the recent hit Love & Friendship, returns to CAC with his beloved 1990 debut Metropolitan, an ironically comic look at Manhattan’s endangered debutante scene.

One of the great American independent films of the 1990s, the surprise hit Metropolitan, by writer-director Whit Stillman, is a sparkling comedic chronicle of a young middle-class Princeton student’s romantic misadventures while trying to fit into New York City’s debutante society, the “urban haute bourgeoisie.” Metropolitan chronicles the rise and ultimate decline of a group of young Park Avenue socialites who gather nightly to discuss love, honor, and the impending demise of their class. Stillman’s deft, literate dialogue and hilariously highbrow observations earned this first film an Academy Award nomination for best original screenplay. Beneath the wit and sophistication, though, lies a tender tale of adolescent anxiety. (USA, 1990, 98 min., English, PG-13, DCP | Dir. Whit Stillman)

Stillman Screenings/Book Signings in AZ & KC

Whit Stillman’s cross country tour finishes up in Arizona and Kansas City.

ASU on March 27-28th:

Whit Stillman is participating in two events in Phoenix, Arizona this March.  On March 27th he will be at Changing Hands Bookstore in Phoenix to read from his novel, Love & Friendship at 7pm.

Then on on March 28th, his first film, Metropolitan, will be screened at Harkins Valley Art Theatre (509 S Mill Ave) Tempe, AZ for an ASU event.  This will be free of charge and open to the public.

Kansas City, March 31st:

Whit Stillman will be in Tivoli Cinemas on Friday, March 31st at 7pm.

He will be there to present his first film, Metropolitan.