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Film: The Big Sick

May 13, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Free

Join us at Western Addition Branch Library for a viewing of The Big Sick. Based on the real-life courtship between Kumail Nanjiani and Emily V. Gordon, The Big Sick tells the story of Pakistan-born aspiring comedian Kumail (Nanjiani), who connects with grad student Emily (Kazan) after one of his standup sets. However, what they thought would be just a one-night stand blossoms into the real thing, which complicates the life that is expected of Kumail by his traditional Muslim parents. When Emily is beset with a mystery illness, it forces Kumail to navigate the medical crisis with her parents, Beth and Terry (Holly Hunter and Ray Romano) who he’s never met, while dealing with the emotional tug-of-war between his family and his heart.

(2017, Rated R, 2 hours)

Details

Date:
May 13, 2018
Time:
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Cost:
Free
Website:
https://sfpl.org/index.php?pg=1031617401

Venue

Western Addition Branch Library
1550 Scott Street
San Francisco, CA 94117 United States