Chicago Native Jennifer Reeder’s KNIVES AND SKIN Opens at the Music Box Theater on December 13th!

Chicago’s historic Music Box Theater will open Jennifer Reeder’s thriller, KNIVES AND SKIN on December 13th.

Writer/director Jennifer Reeder’s KNIVES AND SKIN opens on December 13, 2019 at the Music Box Theatre, located at 3733 North Southport Ave. For tickets and further information, please click here:

“A forward-thinking feminist bent on the Riverdale school of neon Twin Peaks fetishism.” — Katie Rife, AV Club

“A startling and memorable mood piece in shades of David Lynch, John Hughes, Gregg Araki, and Yorgos Lanthimos.” — Shaun Munro, Flickering Myth

What happened to Carolyn Harper? Part suburban nightmare, part neon-soaked teenage fever dream, this tantalizing mystery traces the wave of fear and distrust that spreads across a small Midwestern town in the wake of a high school girl’s mysterious disappearance. As the loneliness and darkness lurking beneath the veneer of everyday life gradually comes to light, a collective awakening seems to overcome the town’s teenage girls—gathering in force until it can no longer be contained. Unfolding in a hallucinatory haze of lushly surreal images, KNIVES AND SKIN is a one-of-a-kind, coming-of-age noir that haunts like a half-remembered dream. The film stars Marika Engelhardt, Grace Smith, Ireon Roach, Kayla Carter, Kate Arrington, Tony Fitzpatrick, Tim Hopper, Audrey Francis, Raven Whitley, and Ty Olwin.

The film had its World Premiere at the 2019 Berlin Film Festival, and screened at the 2019 editions of the Tribeca Film Festival, 2019 Fantasia Film Festival, Fantastic Fest, the Chicago International Film Festival, and the Deauville American Film Festival.

Pricing & Scheduling:
Tickets are $11 ($7 for Music Box Members)

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About Music Box Theatre:
For the last two decades, the Music Box Theatre has been the premier venue in Chicago for independent and foreign films. It currently has the largest theater space operated full time in the city. The Music Box Theatre is independently owned and operated by the Southport Music Box Corporation. SMBC, through its Music Box Films division, also distributes foreign and independent films in the theatrical, DVD, and television markets throughout the United States.

Follow the Music Box Theatre on Facebook, Twitter (@musicboxtheatre), and Instagram (@musicboxchicago)

About Michael Juvinall (3922 Articles)
I am a devoted husband and father. I have been a voracious horror fan since the early age of 5 and metal fan since I was 14. I watch all horror films but my great loves are classic horror films: Universal Monsters, Werewolves, Hammer Horror and an all-around affinity for things that go bump in the night! I'm also a huge fan of extreme metal music.

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