Special sneak peek before wide release! Presented by Gathr Previews. Tickets are purchased through 'Gathr' either individually at $10 or buy a Subscription and see all the preview series free. See more info on the Gathr website!
"The film is rich in poignant moments and negotiates its frequent shifts from violence to gentleness to sorrow with sensitivity." David Rooney, Hollywood Reporter
Skunk is 11, diabetic, and pretty cool. The summer holidays have just begun and her days are full of easy hopes. Then Mr. Oswald, the ugly man who lives opposite, beats up Rick, the sweet, but unstable boy next door and Skunk's innocence begins to be drained away at a speed and in a way she cannot control. Her home, her neighborhood, her school - all become treacherous environments where the happy certainties of childhood give way to a fear-filled doubt, and a complex, broken world fills her future. Skunk seeks solace in the last remaining place where she knows she can find it - the unspoken friendship with sweet, damaged Rick - and falls into a chaos where suddenly, joyfully, she has choice thrust back into her hands. The choice to remain in this place she was never promised, or to leave it entirely - to live or to die...
"Pickford Film Center is thrilled to be a part of Gathr Previews, which brings back the excitement of being the first in the neighborhood to see great films on the big screen--before their wide release. Our film fans will have the opportunity to be local and national taste-makers." - Michael Falter, Program Director, Pickford Film Center