3 2018

"Eighth Grade", film about coming of age in the digital age

7:00PM - 9:00PM  

Mandell JCC: Gilman Theater 335 Bloomfield Avenue
West Hartford, CT 06117

Contact Patti Weiner
860-236-1927 ext 7129 (Phone)
860-236-6483 (Fax)

EIGHTH GRADE, an incredible film about coming of age in the digital age.

Thirteen-year-old Kayla endures the tidal wave of contemporary suburban adolescence as she makes her way through the last week of middle school the end of her thus far disastrous eighth grade year before she begins high school.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND: This film and the discussion to follow is appropriate for parents as well as teens. Parents are encouraged to attend along with their teenagers. Rated R for language and some sexual material.

WHAT: Movie screening for parents and teens followed by a panel discussion about the film with JFS mental health professionals, moderated by Dennis House, Channel 3 Eyewitness News Anchor and Face the State moderator.

COST: FREE ADMISSION with a new or like new winter outerwear item (jacket, coat, gloves) for men, women and children in need.

Sponsor: Jewish Family Services' Tara's Closet, with community partners the Mandell JCC and BBYO