Series Screening—Dopesick and Post-Screening Conversation with Danny Strong, Michael Keaton, Michael Stuhlbarg, Will Poulter, John Hoogenakker, Kaitlyn Dever, and Rosario Dawson
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Thu, 08/04/2022 – 11:40
FILM at LACMA presents classic and contemporary narrative and documentary films, artists and their influences, emerging auteurs, international showcases, special guest-curated programs, and conversations with artists and special guests.
LACMA members are invited to join FILM at LACMA for a members-only screening series showcasing Emmy-nominated, bingeable television series. Join us for a special screening of Dopesick, followed by a conversation with with executive producer, writer, director Danny Strong, executive producer, featured talent Michael Keaton, featured talent, Michael Stuhlbarg, Will Poulter, John Hoogenakker, Kaitlyn Dever, and Rosario Dawson.
From executive producer Danny Strong and starring and executive produced by Michael Keaton, Dopesick examines how one company triggered the worst drug epidemic in American history. The series takes viewers to the epicenter of America’s struggle with opioid addiction, from the boardrooms of Big Pharma, to a distressed Virginia mining community, to the hallways of the DEA. Defying all the odds, heroes will emerge in an intense and thrilling ride to take down the craven corporate forces behind this national crisis and their allies. The limited series is inspired by the New York Times bestselling book by Beth Macy.
The eight-episode series stars Michael Keaton, Peter Sarsgaard, Michael Stuhlbarg, Will Poulter, and John Hoogenakker, with Kaitlyn Dever and Rosario Dawson. Guest stars include Phillipa Soo and Jake McDorman.
Dopesick is written by Emmy winner Danny Strong (Empire, Recount, Game Change) and directed by Oscar winner Barry Levinson (Paterno, Rain Man). Executive producers for Dopesick include Strong, John Goldwyn (Dexter), Keaton, Levinson, Warren Littlefield (The Handmaid’s Tale, Fargo, The Old Man), Beth Macy (Dopesick), and Karen Rosenfelt (Twilight).
You can watch the official trailer here.
In case you missed them, revisit previously recorded Film at LACMA conversations with featured talent from Emmy Award–nominated television series including: Abbott Elementary, The Great, Gaslit, Live in Front of A Studio Audience, Impeachment, A Very British Scandal, and Candy.
You will receive a link to view an episode from the series and the post-screening conversation on the event date.
This screening is hosted by Slipstream, a LACMA-approved third-party screening platform. If you have not previously registered with Slipstream, you will be asked to provide a valid email address and set a password to create an account.
LACMA members only
-Fri, 08/19/2022 – 23:59
Image credit: Photo courtesy of Hulu