Live From New York! | Regal North Hills Stadium 14 | Screen: Special Showings | Indy Week
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Live From New York! 

When: Tue., Aug. 11, 7 p.m. 2015
Price: $12
www.tugg.com/events/30717
LIVE FROM NEW YORK!

TUESDAY, AUG. 11, RALEIGH

REGAL NORTH HILLS STADIUM 14—A few years ago, James Franco made Saturday Night, a surprisingly OK documentary about his experience hosting Saturday Night Live. Sure, it was a vanity project where the sketch show's august history was ground into yet another lens for Franco's inexhaustible fascination with himself. But the film got a long way simply on access to a broadly fascinating subject, shedding light on the SNL writing process and showing us Bill Hader screwing around backstage. A new documentary, timed with SNL's 40th anniversary, offers a longer and less self-interested view. Live From New York! goes back to the first days of the Not Ready for Prime Time Players, when Lorne Michaels and a little-known cast laid the groundwork for an American institution. The film explores how SNL reached that unlikely goal with lots of archival and candid footage as well as new interviews with cast, hosts, musical guests and more. Producer Sarah Cowperthwaite leads a Q&A after this one-off screening at Regal North Hills. Reserve tickets at www.tugg.com/events/30717. 7 p.m., $12, 4150 Main at North Hills St., Raleigh, 844-462-7342, www.livefromnewyorkmovie.com. —Brian Howe

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