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Anthony is 80, mischievous, living defiantly alone and rejecting the carers that his daughter, Anne, encouragingly introduces. Yet help is also becoming a necessity for Anne; she can’t make daily visits anymore and Anthony’s grip on reality is unravelling. As we experience the ebb and flow of his memory, how much of his own identity and past can Anthony cling to? How does Anne cope as she grieves the loss of her father, while he still lives and breathes before her? THE FATHER warmly embraces real life, through loving reflection upon the vibrant human condition; heart-breaking and uncompromisingly poignant – a movie that nestles in the truth of our own lives.

How to watch

  • The film will be available to watch February 19, 1pm PT until February 21, 1pm PT via Eventive
  • RSVP beginning FEBRUARY 15, 1pm PT by clicking the button above and/or in the invite email
  • RSVP's must be received by 10am PT on February 19
  • The watch link will be sent at or shortly before 1:00pm PT on February 15 from noreply@eventive.org 
  • This screening WILL count toward your member screening allotments

Further details on how to watch on Eventive may be found here.

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Date: Feb 19 1:00 p.m. to Feb 21 - 1:00 p.m. Event Has Passed

Director Florian Zeller

Florian Zeller is a French writer and director. He is, according to the Times, "the most exciting playwright of our time." He has written more than 10 plays, which have been staged in more than 45 countries. His black-comedy play "The Father" is one of the outstanding hits of recent years. It has won several awards in Paris, London, and New York. "The Father" is his first film as a director.

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