SUMMIT, NJ - The Film Society of Summit will host the New Jersey premiere of 'My Dinner With Alan: A Sopranos Session' on Sunday, March 24 at 5 p.m. Following the screening, there will be a discussion between 'The Sopranos Sessions' co-authors Alan Sepinwall and Matt Zoller Seitz and 'My Dinner With Alan' director Kristian Fraga.
The evening will include a book signing by the authors, with books available for purchase on site for $25 each while supplies last.
The film features television critics Alan Sepinwall and Matt Zoller Seitz --- on eve of he publication of their book, The Soprano Sessions' -- meeting up at Holsten’s in Bloomfield, the location of the controversial last scene of The Sopranos. Their wide-ranging conversation covers television, movies, psychiatry, gangsterism, their 20-year friendship, and their experience covering the series for The Star-Ledger, the newspaper that Tony Soprano picked up at the end of his driveway.
Worldwide, fans of the show are celebrating the 20th Anniversary of 'The Sopranos' television premiere which aired in January 1999.
Sepinwall has been writing about television for close to 20 years, first as an online reviewer of 'NYPD Blue', then as a television critic for The Star-Ledger. He is the author of many books about television, including The Revolution Was Televised, TV (THE BOOK), and Breaking Bad 101. He is currently the chief television critic for Rolling Stone.
Matt Zoller Seitz is editor-at-large at RogerEbert.com and the television critic for New York Magazine and Vulture.com. He was previously a television critic at Salon.com and The Star-Ledger, as well as a and a film critic for The New York Times.
The program will be held at MONDO, located at 426 Springfield Avenue. Tickets, priced at $12 in advance and $14 at the door, can be reserved by contacting email@example.com or purchased at the venue. Seating is limited. For further information, visit summitfilmsociety.com.