Richard Linklater’s ‘Bernie’

To Open Los Angeles Film Festival

 

Richard Linklater’s ‘Bernie’ To Open Los Angeles Film Festival

The world premiere of Richard Linklater’s “Bernie” will kick off the Los Angeles Film Festival on June 16, it was announced today. Written by Skip Hollandsworth and Linklater, the film stars Jack Black, Shirley MacLaine and Matthew McConaughey. Black plays Bernie, the beloved mortician in a small Texas town. The film is available for distribution in the United States/Canada, with Graham Taylor of WME and John Sloss of Cinetic Media handling domestic sales and Hyde Park International handling international sales.

The world premiere of Richard Linklater’s “Bernie” will kick off the Los Angeles Film Festival on June 16, it was announced today. Written by Skip Hollandsworth and Linklater, the film stars Jack Black, Shirley MacLaine and Matthew McConaughey. Black plays Bernie, the beloved mortician in a small Texas town. The film is available for distribution in the United States/Canada, with Graham Taylor of WME and John Sloss of Cinetic Media handling domestic sales and Hyde Park International handling international sales.

A “Remembering Sidney Lumet” conversation with Quincy Jones and Frank Pierson, as well as additional films and programming for its Festival Talks have also been added to the festival’s program. As previously announced, the festival will screen over 200 feature films, shorts and music videos from more than 30 countries.