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Friday, January 18 

7:00 PM @ The Ellen Theatre

When bestselling celebrity biographer, Lee Israel, is no longer able to get published because she has fallen out of step with current tastes, she turns her art form to deception, abetted by her loyal friend, Jack. Rated R. 106 minutes. CC

“MCCARTHY FORGES A GREAT PERFORMANCE IN THIS SHAGGY, MELANCHOLIC TRUE STORY” – GUARDIAN

Melissa McCarthy stars in the adaptation of the memoir CAN YOU EVER FORGIVE ME?, the true story of best-selling celebrity biographer (and friend to cats) Lee Israel (Melissa McCarthy) who made her living in the 1970’s and 80’s profiling the likes of Katharine Hepburn, Tallulah Bankhead, Estee Lauder and journalist Dorothy Kilgallen. When Lee is no longer able to get published because she has fallen out of step with current tastes, she turns her art form to deception, abetted by her loyal friend Jack (Richard E. Grant). Director: Marielle Heller. Closed Caption and Visual Narration are available.

Believe the Oscar buzz for Melissa McCarthy in this true story of an out-of-work author who took up forgery to pay the bills.” – Rolling Stone