The Daily Show’s Jon Stewart to make directorial debut, advance screening in Houston
The feature film “ROSEWATER” is based on the New York Times best-selling memoir “Then They Came for Me: A Family’s Story of Love, Captivity, and Survival,” written by the BBC journalist Maziar Bahari. A true story, the film marks the screenwriting and directorial debut of The Daily Show host and anchor Jon Stewart, and stars Gael Garcia Bernal, leading an international cast. ROSEWATER is produced by Scott Rudin, Stewart, and Gigi Pritzker, with Lila Yacoub and Eli Bush serving as executive producers.
SPJ members are invited to an advance screening at 7 p.m. Monday at Edwards Greenway Grand Palace in Houston. The screening is free and seats are guaranteed as long as viewers arrive by 6:45 p.m. If interested, contact SPJ Houston at firstname.lastname@example.org and we will let you know how many seats are available.
The cast features Gael García Bernal, Kim Bodnia, Haluk Bilginer, Shohreh Aghdashloo and Golshifteh Farahani.
“ROSEWATER” opens in Houston on Nov. 14.