Codependent Lesbian Space Alien Seeks Same, Los Angeles

Codependent Lesbian Space Alien Seeks Same, Los Angeles

August 17, 2012 – August 23, 2012, 5:30 pm – 9:00 pm
(all times are local to the event)
Downtown Indepdendent Theater

AWARD-WINNING, SUNDANCE-HIT COMEDY
“CODEPENDENT LESBIAN SPACE ALIEN SEEKS SAME” OPENS AUGUST 17th
AT THE DOWNTOWN INDEPENDENT THEATER IN LOS ANGELES

Director and/or cast members will be present for Q and A’s after screenings.
**Interviews Available**

Madeleine Olnek’s wryly funny mash-up of New York romantic comedy and 1950s sci-fi spoof CODEPENDENT LESBIAN SPACE ALIEN SEEKS SAME–nominated for the “Best Film Not Playing at a Theater Near You” Gotham Award, and a tongue-in-cheek film cult favorite of the Sundance, Rio de Janeiro, Sarasota and Seattle festivals–makes its Los Angeles theatrical premiere with a week-long run, August 17th-23rd at the Downtown Independent Theater.

Three extraterrestrials from the planet Zots are sent on a mission to rid themselves of romantic emotions, which are considered toxic to their planet’s atmosphere. They are told to have their hearts broken on Earth, where such heartbreak is considered a given. Promiscuous and sassy Zylar (Jackie Monahan) and the ever-clingy Barr (Cynthia Kaplan) unfortunately fall in love with each other, while Zoinx (Susan Ziegler) meets Jane (Lisa Haas), a mild-mannered Earthling who lives an uneventful life and works in a stationary store. Unaware that the sudden object of her affection is from outer space (despite her bald head and monotone speech), Jane falls hard for Zoinx. The feeling is mutual.

Meanwhile, two undercover government agents (Alex Karpovsky and Dennis Davis) are following Jane in order to find the spaceship and cover up the aliens’ existence. Their bizarre, comical espionage reveals itself to be something other than what it seems…

“A hilarious date movie for couples of all orientations.”
— Justin Lowe, The Hollywood Reporter

“Sweet, funny, clever comedy…Olnek’s sensibility is singular, and the work of the cast—notably the sweet-faced Haas and the hilariously robotic Ziegler—make for a movie that seeks, and earns, affection.”
— John Anderson, Variety

“ “[A] witty ode to urban love and shoestring sci-fi…this enormously likable movie keeps sexual politics on the back burner and the universal search for connection front and center.”
— Jeannette Catsoulis, The New York Times

Codependent Lesbian Space Alien Seeks Same
2011 | USA | 76 min.
Writer & Director Madeleine Olnek
Producers Laura Terruso, Madeleine Olnek
Co-Producer Cynthia Fredette
Editor Curtis Grout
Cinematographer Nat Bouman
Production Designer Rebecca Conroy
Sound Allan Gus
Music Clay Drinko
Cast Lisa Haas, Jackie Monahan, Susan Ziegler, Alex Karpovsky, Dennis Davis, Cynthia Kaplan, Rae C. Wright

LISTING INFO:

Venue Address:
Downtown Independent Theater
251 South Main Street Los Angeles, CA 90012
(213) 617-1033/ www.downtownindependent.com

Showtimes:
August 17th – Friday 5:30pm
August 18th – Saturday 8:00pm & 9:00pm
August 19th – Sunday 5:00pm
August 20th – Monday 7:00pm
August 21st – Tuesday 7:00pm
August 22nd – Wednesday 7:00pm
August 23rd – Thursday 9:00pm

Tickets: $10
http://www.brownpapertickets.com/producer/13603

Additional Information:

http://www.downtownindependent.com

www.codependentlesbianspacealienseekssame.com

http://www.codependentlesbianspacealienseekssame.com

http://www.facebook.com/clsass

PRESS LINKS:

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To Download TRAILER, go to the link below (enter the password “pressclipreel”)