SUN AUG 7, 2022 1:00 PM



Aero Theatre | Screening of Episode 1 “Good News About Hell” and Episode 2 “Half Loop” followed by a Q&A with Ben Stiller. Moderated by David Canfield.

‘Ben Stiller: An American Cinematheque Retrospective’

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SEVERANCE, 2022, Apple TV+, 120 min. USA, Dir. Ben Stiller. 

From director and executive producer Ben Stiller and creator Dan Erickson comes “Severance.” Mark Scout (Adam Scott) leads a team at Lumon Industries, whose employees have undergone a severance procedure, which surgically divides their memories between their work and personal lives. This daring experiment in “work-life balance” is called into question as Mark finds himself at the center of an unraveling mystery that will force him to confront the true nature of his work… and of himself.

The series is written and created by Dan Erickson. Mark Friedman, Chris Black, John Cameron and Andrew Colville are executive producers alongside Erickson. Ben Stiller, Nicky Weinstock and Jackie Cohn executive produce through Red Hour Productions, and both Patricia Arquette and Adam Scott serve as producers. Endeavor Content serves as the studio.


S1, E1 “Good News About Hell,” 57 min, Dir. Ben Stiller. 

Mark is promoted to lead a team who’ve had their memories surgically divided between their work and personal lives.

S1, E2 “Half Loop,” 53 min, Dir. Ben Stiller. 

The team train new hire Helly on macrodata refinement. Mark takes a day off to meet with a mysterious former colleague.