CinemaQ Opening Night: The Miseducation of Cameron Post | Denver Film Society | Desiree Akhavan | USA

CinemaQ Opening Night: The Miseducation of Cameron Post

Desiree Akhavan

EnglishUSA201891 min

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Opening Night Presentation! Wednesday, July 18th, 7:00pm. Screening followed by Opening Night Reception in Henderson's Lounge
From writer/director Desiree Akhavan and based on the celebrated novel by Emily M. Danforth, The Miseducation of Cameron Post follows Cameron (Chloë Grace Moretz) as she is sent to a gay conversion therapy center after getting caught with another girl in the back seat of a car on prom night. Run by the strict and severe Dr. Lydia Marsh (Jennifer Ehle) and her brother, Reverend Rick (John Gallagher Jr.)—himself an example of how those in the program can be “cured”—the center is built upon repenting for “same sex attraction.” In the face of intolerance and denial, Cameron meets a group of fellow sinners including the amputee stoner Jane (Sasha Lane), and her friend, the Lakota Two-Spirit, Adam (Forrest Goodluck). Together, this group of teenagers form an unlikely family as they fight to survive.



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Cinematographer: Ashley Connor | Screenwriter: Desiree Akhavan, Cecilia Frugiuele based on the novel by Emily M. Danforth
Cast: Chloë Grace Moretz, Sasha Lane, Forrest Goodluck, Quinn Shephard, Jennifer Ehle