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The Humans
Pittsburgh Premiere

In The Humans, the Blake family gathers to celebrate Thanksgiving at daughter Brigid’s new apartment in downtown Manhattan. As darkness falls outside, mysterious things start to go bump in the night and family tensions reach a boiling point. Haunting production design and beautiful cinematography expertly capture the atmosphere of pervasive dread in this screen adaptation of director Stephen Karma’s Tony- and Pulitzer Prize-winning play. An all-star cast – Jayne Houdyshell, Amy Schumer, Beanie Feldstein and Oscar nominees Richard Jenkins, June Squibb and Steven Yeun – round out this powerful portrait of the human condition.  

“Existential dread has rarely felt so intimate and visceral as in Stephen Karam’s directorial debut.” Frank Scheck, Hollywood Reporter  

“A masterful family drama. The Humans is a marvel, extraordinarily well-acted by a flawless cast.” – Benjamin Lee, The Guardian  

“A brilliant, frighteningly resonant film.” – Richard Lawson, Vanity Fair  

Monday, November 15, 7:15pm | Waterworks Cinemas 

Watch the trailer below:

Director:Stephen Karam
Length:108 minutes
Released:2021
Language:English
Country:USA
PAST SCREENINGS
2021

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