Celebrate Pridefest with McKinley! Call Me By Your Name

call me by your nameThe McKinley Foundation will kick off CU PrideFest with a free showing of the Academy Award winning film “Call Me By Your Name.” The movie is free and open to the public. However, we will be taking donations with proceeds going to the UP Center – Uniting Pride in Champaign County.

Wednesday, September 12 at 7 PM
Doors open at 6:30

Synopsis: In the summer of 1983, in the north of Italy, Elio Perlman, (Timothée Chalamet) a 17-year-old American spends his days in his family’s 17th century villa lazily transcribing music and flirting with his friend Marzia (Esther Garrel). One day Oliver (Armie Hammer), a 24-year-old graduate student working on his doctorate arrives as the annual summer intern tasked with helping Elio’s father (Michael Stuhlbarg), an eminent professor specializing in Greco-Roman culture. Soon, Elio and Oliver discover a summer that will alter their lives forever. CALL ME BY YOUR NAME, directed by Luca Guadagnino and written by James Ivory, is based on the novel by André Aciman.

R | 2h 10min | Drama, Romance | 2018 (USA)

The McKinley Foundation Theater is located at 809 S. Fifth Street in Champaign, at the corner of 5th and Daniel. Free parking is available at the parking garage across the street, weeknights after 5 PM and weekends.