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Hull Independent Cinema: EIGHTH GRADE

HULL TRUCK THEATRE, Hull Truck Theatre , 50 Ferensway , Hull , HU2 8LB

28 May 2019

19:00

£7

15+

Hull Independent Cinema presents EIGHTH GRADE
Bo Burnham | 2018 | USA | Cert 15 | 94 mins

In his feature film directorial debut, comedian Bo Burnham deftly encapsulates the awkwardness, angst, self-loathing and reinvention that a teenage girl goes through on the cusp of high school. 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.

Starring Elsie Fisher, Josh Hamilton, Emily Robinson

Awards and Reviews
Nominee, Best Actress – 2019 Golden Globes
Winner, Best First Screenplay – 2019 Film Independent Spirit Awards
Winner, Breakthrough Director – 2018 Gotham Awards

“You’re going to fall in love with Elsie Fisher. As the breakout star and big, beating heart of Bo Burnham’s feature directorial debut, EIGHTH GRADE Fisher is tasked with carrying an entire film — an achingly real, firmly modern coming-of-age tale – with honesty and vulnerability to spare.” – indieWire

“In addition to its queasy verisimilitude, EIGHTH GRADE offers acute observations on how social media and the language of self-care have warped teen life.” – New York Times

Certificate
EIGHTH GRADE is rated 15. Visit the BBFC website for full details (may include plot spoilers).

Venue Details

HULL TRUCK THEATRE,
Hull Truck Theatre ,
50 Ferensway ,
Hull ,
HU2 8LB

01482 323638

boxoffice@hulltruck.co.uk

http://www.hulltruck.co.uk

A pioneering theatre with a unique Northern Voice, locally rooted, global in outlook, inspiring artists, audiences and communities to reach their greatest potential. We produce and present inspiring theatre that reflects the diversity of a modern Britain. We provide the resources, space and support to grow people and ideas, are an ambassador for our city, a flagship for our region and a welcoming home for our communities. Through our work with schools and local communities we engage with thousands of young people, disabled groups and adults, offering opportunities to participate in the arts, whether as the first step into a career, a way to build confidence and meet new people, or as part of a rounded education. During our Year of Exceptional Drama as part of Hull UK City of Culture 2017 we welcomed a record number of 108,000 audience members at our home in Hull and on tour around the UK. We were thrilled to work with a wide range of internationally renowned artists and companies to stage 13 home-produced plays, including 7 new commissions. We have announced our ambitious equality and diversity plans as part of our commitment to opening up access to all aspects of the theatre. The animation below details how and why we will be ensuring our doors are well and truly flung open to all. It was developed by the theatre’s Inclusion Action Group.

Facilities

Accessible Toilets

Baby Changing

Blue-Badge Parking

Hearing Loop

Level Access

Wheelchair Access

Opening Times

Monday
10am - 5.30pm (or 30 mins prior to show time)
Tuesday
10am - 5.30pm (or 30 mins prior to show time)
Wednesday
10am - 5.30pm (or 30 mins prior to show time)
Thursday
10am - 5.30pm (or 30 mins prior to show time)
Friday
10am - 5.30pm (or 30 mins prior to show time)
Saturday
10am - 5.30pm (or 30 mins prior to show time)
Sunday
Closed (or from 1 hour prior to show time)