You are cordially invited to a FREE ADVANCE SCREENING AND Q&A for Fox Searchlight’s release set to open in theaters on 10/26/12:


Sunday, September 30, 2012 at 7:30PM in Brookline with Q&A and appearances by John Hawkes, director Ben Lewin and producer Judi Levine (Theater will be named on your ticket.)

The film is rated “R”  

Running Time: 95 Minutes


Based on the poignantly optimistic autobiographical writings of California–based journalist and poet Mark O’Brien, THE SESSIONS tells the story of a man who lived most of his life in an iron lung who is determined – at age 38 – to lose his virginity.   With the help of his therapist and the guidance of his priest, he sets out to make his dream a reality.

Fox Searchlight Pictures presents, in association with Such Much Films and Rhino Films, THE SESSIONS with a cast including John Hawkes, Helen Hunt, and William H. Macy.  The film also stars Moon Bloodgood, Annika Marks, Rhea Perlman, W. Earl Brown, Robin Weigert, Blake Lindsley, Ming Lo, Jennifer Kumiyama, Rusty Schwimmer, James Martinez with Adam Arkin. The film is written for the screen and directed by Ben Lewin. The producers are Judi Levine, Stephen Nemeth and Ben Lewin. The executive producers are Maurice Silman, Julius Colman and Douglas Blake. The creative team includes director of photography Geoffrey Simpson, production designer John Mott, ACS, film editor Lisa Bromwell, A.C.E., costume designer Justine Seymour and music by Marco Beltrami.

Tickets are FREE but expected to go quickly. You must have a ticket to attend this screening but a ticket does not guarantee seating–seating is first come, first served — GET THERE EARLY!



SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 30, 2012 7:30 PM




1) Go to

2) Enter RSVP Code: JOYCEWYR0

3) Print pass and attend screening.