I Saw the TV Glow

Friday, June 7 until Thursday, June 13, 2024Yukon Theatre

With a distinctive visual aesthetic that enhances its emotionally resonant narrative, I Saw the TV Glow further establishes writer-director Jane Schoenbrun as a rising talent. 83% on Rotten Tomatoes

When a lonely teenager Owen (Justice Smith) is introduced by a classmate, Maddy (Brigette Lundy-Paine), to a mysterious late-night TV show. As Owen immerses himself in the eerie glow of the screen, reality fractures. Shot in mesmerizing 35mm and fuzzy VHS, Jane Schoenbrun’s narrative unfolds against the backdrop of mid-1990s suburban dread, echoing across generations. Justice Smith delivers a captivating performance, supported by cameos from Phoebe Bridgers and Fred Durst. “I Saw The Tv Glow” is a haunting saga of self-discovery that lingers long after the credits roll.

Recommended ages 13+

Sci-Fi/ Horror/ Drama/ LGBTQ+/ Mystery & Thriller

Director Jane Schoenbrun blurs the lines between reality and fantasy with an intoxicating, Lynchian flair. - Jen Mamoto, Washington Post

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