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Film showing: Promising Young Woman (2020)

The CWRU Film Society invites members of the Case Western Reserve University community and general public to join in viewing the comedy thriller that clinched five Oscar nominations, including a win for Best Original Screenplay: Promising Young Woman. A 2020 must-see, this female-directed movie also features the acting talents of Laverne Cox and Bo Burnham.

Showings will take place at 7 p.m., 9:30 p.m. and midnight, Friday, Sept. 3, in Strosacker Auditorium. Register for tickets ($4) in advance via CWRU Film Society’s CampusGroups page. Masking is mandatory for all attendees. 

Want to learn more about Film Society or projecting film? Join the Film Society half an hour before the movie starts to meet staff and tour the projectionist booth. Film Society members get perks like free admission and concessions, best seats in the house, and more. 


Carey Mulligan stars as a med school dropout who spends her nights feigning drunkenness at bars, enticing men to take her home, and confronting them when they try to abuse her without consent. When a wrongdoer from her past reemerges, she concocts a plan to get revenge on him—and on everyone who let it happen.