City Paper is not for tourists
Monday, April 5
5:30 – 7:20pm Cocktail reception at L2 Lounge, 3307 M Street NW
Advance screening of the film begins at 7:30pm at AMC Georgetown, 3111 K Street NW
Please join us at L2 Lounge for signature drinks and giveaways from the film. Immediately following the reception, there will be a special screening in advance of the films release in Washington, DC. The first 100 people to check-in at L2 will have reserved seating at the theater.
Please RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org by Sunday, April 4 at 5pm.
THE RUNAWAYS follows two friends, Joan Jett (Kristen Stewart) and Cherie Currie (Dakota Fanning), as they rise from rebellious Southern California kids to rock stars of the now legendary group that paved the way for future generations of girl bands. They fall under the Svengali-like influence of rock impresario Kim Fowley (Michael Shannon), who turns the group into an outrageous success and a family of misfits. With its tough-chick image and raw talent, the band quickly earns a name for itself and so do its two leads: Joan is the bands pure rock n roll heart, while Cherie, with her Bowie-Bardot looks, is the sex kitten.
THE RUNAWAYS, directed by Floria Sigismondi, will open in Washington, DC on Friday, April 9.