Your Chance to View a Virtual Screening of Promising Young Woman

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A Brief History

On Thursday, January 14, 2021, Focus Features will have a virtual screening of Promising Young Woman at 7:30 PM Eastern Time.  Please go to for a chance to receive one of a limited number of virtual screening codes.  Space is limited to view the screening, and availability is first come, first served to those that click on the link.  For those who RSVP in time, approximately one hour before your screening start time, you will receive your link to access the screening.  Also, if you would like to be notified of future screening opportunities, I strongly encourage you to subscribe to our YouTube channel, like our Facebook page, and follow our Twitter profile.

Digging Deeper

Synopsis: From ground-breaking director Emerald Fennell comes a delicious new take on revenge.  Everyone said Cassie (Carey Mulligan) was a promising young woman … until a mysterious event abruptly derailed her future, but nothing in Cassie’s life is what it appears to be: she is wickedly smart, tantalizingly cunning, and she is living a secret double life by night.  Now, an unexpected encounter is about to give Cassie a chance to right the wrongs of the past in this thrilling and wildly entertaining story.

Cast: Carey Mulligan, Bo Burnham, Alison Brie, Connie Britton, Adam Brody, Jennifer Coolidge, Laverne Cox, Max Greenfield, Christopher Mintz-Plasse, Chris Lowell, Sam Richardson, Molly Shannon, Clancy Brown.

Director/Writer: Emerald Fennell

Producers: Margot Robbie, Josey McNamara, Tom Ackerley, Ben Browning, Ashley Fox, Emerald Fennell

Running Time: 113 minutes

Genre: Drama

MPAA Rating: R

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Historical Evidence

For more information, please see the film’s official trailers at and

Please also see the film’s official website at and social media channels (Facebook – @promisingyoungwoman; Twitter – @PromisingFilm; Instagram – @promisingyoungwoman; #PromisingYoungWoman).

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Dr. Zar

Dr. Zar graduated with a B.A. in French and history, a Master’s in History, and a Ph.D. in History. He currently teaches history in Ohio.