In a celebration of the power of film and television to influence cultural understanding and broaden the human experience, the SAG-AFTRA Foundationpresents Game Changers, a four-night outdoor screening series June 27-30 featuring groundbreaking films and television that significantly impacted diversity and representation in media, reimagined traditional narratives, and achieved major advances in storytelling. Taking place at the Ford Theatres in Hollywood, the SAG-AFTRA Foundation’s inaugural outdoor screening series is part of the Ford’s 2019 season.
Game Changers opens on Thursday, June 27 with Boyz N the Hood(1991), followed by a screening of the original Toy Story (1995) on Friday, June 28. On Saturday, June 29, the premiere episode of Stranger Things 3 (2019) will be shown ahead of its streaming premiere Thursday, July 4 on Netflix. The screening will include the final episode of season 2 and the first episode of season 3. The outdoor film series concludes on Sunday, June 30 with Thelma & Louise (1991). Before each screening, special guests will participate in a moderated conversation to provide their insights on the cultural impact and artistic influence these innovative projects brought to the world. Announcement of special guests will come in June.
Gates open at 6:00 p.m. Programs begin at 8:00 p.m. Pre-show picnicking is allowed and encouraged. Alcohol and dining options are also available onsite. Tickets can be purchased at FordTheatres.org or by calling (323) 461-3673.