Galas & Tributes

MOLLY'S GAME

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  • Note that all previously secured Gala Vouchers to ALL THE MONEY IN THE WORLD and the two previously scheduled MOLLY’S GAME screenings will be honored as Gala Vouchers for the newly announced MOLLY’S GAME Closing Night Gala.

    MOLLY’S GAME is based on the true story of Molly Bloom, an Olympic-class skier who ran the world’s most exclusive high-stakes poker game for a decade before being arrested in the middle of the night by 17 FBI agents wielding automatic weapons. Her players included Hollywood royalty, sports stars, business titans and finally, unbeknownst to her, the Russian mob. Her only ally was her criminal defense lawyer Charlie Jaffey, who learned that there was much more to Molly than the tabloids led us to believe.
  • Born in Manhattan, director and screenwriter Aaron Sorkin is the creator of the television series SPORTS NIGHT, THE WEST WING and THE NEWSROOM. He wrote screenplays for the feature films CHARLIE WILSON'S WAR (2007); THE SOCIAL NETWORK (2010), which won him an Oscar® for Best Adapted Screenplay; and STEVE JOBS (2015). MOLLY'S GAME is his directorial debut.

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