Thursday, June 8, 2023

Oxonian Actress Joey Lauren Adams Returns in March

Joey Lauren Adams

Joey Lauren Adams will screen Come Early Morning at the Powerhouse on Friday, March 6 at 6:30 p.m.

The Sarah Isom Center for Women and Gender Studies at the University of Mississippi and Oxford’s Powerhouse Community Arts Center are proud to present a screening of actor-writer-director and former Oxonian Joey Lauren Adams’s film Come Early Morning (2006).

Joey Lauren Adams
Joey Lauren Adams

Adams will introduce the film and participate in a Q&A session with the audience. This program is part of the Sarah Isom Centers series Women in the Film Industry.

The screening is free and open to the public. Tickets for the post-show reception with Adams are ten dollars. Ticket price includes food by the Main Event and a cocktail. Tickets for the reception will be available at the door.

Come Early Morning poster

Adams has appeared in over 30 films such as Dazed and Confused, Big Daddy and The Break Up. Her lead performance in the film Chasing Amy was celebrated with A Golden Globe nomination and a Chicago Film Critics Award for Most Promising Actress.

Come Early Morning, starring Ashley Judd, was selected to play in competition at the Sundance Film Festival where Adams was awarded the Dorothy Arzner Women In Film Directors Award.

Most recently, she formed Argenta Productions with partner Kerri Elder. Their first film, All the Birds Have Flown South, was completed in February.

For more information visit Sara Isom Center’s site.

Courtesy of Sara Isom Center