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Special Advance Screening! Ohio Premiere! Director Marc Meyers, Producer Jody Girgenti, and "Derf" Backderf in Person!


United States | 2017 | Marc Meyers


The awkward teenage years of Bath Township resident and future serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer are dramatized in this new, shot-in-northeast-Ohio feature based on the acclaimed graphic novel by Dahmer’s Revere High School classmate, John “Derf” Backderf. Ross Lynch plays the troubled teen; Anne Heche is his mother. Vincent Kartheiser, Alex Wolff, and Dallas Roberts also star. Filmmaker Marc Meyers, producer Jody Girgenti, and author/cartoonist "Derf" Backderf will answer audience questions after the screening. DCP. 107 min.

Special admission $11; members, CIA & CSU I.D. holders, and those age 25 & under $8; no passes, twofers, or radio winners. Screening courtesy of FilmRise.

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11610 Euclid Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44106

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