Eighth Grade

Eighth Grade
  • 2018
  • US
  • 1h 34min
  • Directed by: Bo Burnham
  • Cast: Elsie Fisher, Josh Hamilton, Emily Robinson

Kayla (Fisher) is an awkward teenager in her last week of grade school, who posts would-be inspirational vlogs while lacking confidence in daily life. Fisher is superb as the anxious, heroic Kayla and it’s a humane and sometimes hilarious debut from comedian-turned-filmmaker Burnham.

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Performance times

Trinity Arts and Leisure, Bedford (0.0 miles)

The Bedford Sixth Form, Bromham Rodad, Bedford, MK40 2QD
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Wed 1 Apr

  • 19:30

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