Virtual KCET Cinema Series

Mack & Rita, Film and Post Screening Q&A

Expired August 9, 2022 7:00 AM
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FILM: 7:00 PM (PDT) | Q&A: 8:35 PM (PDT)

When 30-year-old Mack (Elizabeth Lail) reluctantly joins a bachelorette party in Palm Springs for her best friend Carla (Taylour Paige), she wanders off and falls asleep. When Mack wakes, she is 70-year-old “Aunt Rita” (Diane Keaton). Freed from the constraints of other people's expectations, she comes into her own and sparks a romance with Mack's dog-sitter, Jack (Dustin Milligan).

Q&A immediately following with director Katie Aselton.


PETE HAMMOND | Host of the KCET Cinema Series

Pete is currently the Chief Film Critic for Deadline Hollywood. For the past 9 years he has also been Awards Editor and Columnist for Deadline where he covers the Oscar and Emmy Seasons. He came to Deadline from the Los Angeles Times where he covered the awards seasons for The Envelope and LA He is widely considered to be one of the pre-eminent awards season analysts for film and television.


MICHELE GARZA | Producer of the KCET Cinema Series

Michele Garza is Senior Director of Special Events for KCET and PBS SoCal, both content channels of the Public Media Group of Southern California. She is the founder and producer of the KCET Cinema Series and the Earth Focus Environmental Film Festival, and has more than 20 years of experience in public media. 



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