Alec Baldwin Hosts ‘TERMS OF ENDEARMENT’

During the 2019 Screenwriters Lab, HIFF will for the first time host a public screening of a classic film!

Join us on Friday, April 5, 6pm, at Bay Street Theater for TERMS OF ENDEARMENT, starring Shirley MacLaine, Debra Winger, Jack Nicholson, and Jeff Daniels. A post-screening conversation between Alec Baldwin and David Nugent will follow.

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Friday, April 5 | 6pm
Bay Street Theater | Buy Tickets

Director: James L. Brooks | 1983 | 132 minutes

Free for HIFF Members! First come, first served; RSVP to by Thursday

“TERMS OF ENDEARMENT is about three relationships, and students of screenwriting would do well to study the way in which these three stories are told completely and effortlessly.” — Gene Siskel

Widow Aurora Greenway (Shirley MacLaine) and her daughter, Emma (Debra Winger), have a strong bond, but Emma marries teacher Flap Horton (Jeff Daniels) against her mother’s wishes. When the marriage grows sour due to Flap’s cheating, Emma eventually splits from him, returning to her mother, who is involved with a former astronaut (Jack Nicholson). Soon, Emma learns that she has terminal cancer. In the hospital, supported by Aurora, she tries to make peace with Flap and her children.

Learn more about this year’s Screenwriters Lab, including selected screenplays, visiting mentors, and our annual Screenwriting Master Class!