Contest: Me and Earl and the Dying Girl advance screening

 

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Advance screening: Tuesday, June 16th at 7:30PM at Ritz Five

 We’re giving away a bunch of pairs of passes to see Me and Earl and the Dying Girl before it comes out in theaters. To enter, send us an email with your full name and address and tell us your favorite doomed on screen romance. Winners will be chosen at random, only one entry per household please.

About the film:

Greg Gaines (Thomas Mann) is an awkward high school student determined to coast through his senior year as anonymously as possible. Avoiding social interactions like the plague, Greg spends most of his time remaking wacky versions of classic movies with his only friend, Earl. Greg’s well-meaning mother (played by Connie Britton) intervenes, forcing him to befriend Rachel (Olivia Cooke), a classmate who’s been diagnosed with leukemia.  Greg and Rachel are surprised—even shocked—to find out that they actually like each other.  The unlikely duo becomes inseparable, but their bond is threatened by Rachel’s worsening condition.  Me and Earl and the Dying Girl is a poignant, and often comic, coming-of-age tale made in a fresh and inventive filmmaking style.

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Author: Ryan Silberstein

Ryan spends his days at a company named one of the best to work for in the Philadelphia area, and his nights as a mysterious caped vigilante saving his city from the disease that is crime watching movies. He lives on a diet consisting of film, comic books, experimental beer, black coffee, and those big metal historical markers around town. Follow him on Twitter and Letterboxd.

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