PHOENIX (March 9, 2015) – The Phoenix Film Festival will be presenting a special retrospective titled “Growing up Baumbach: A Tribute to Noah Baumbach’s 20 Years in Film”. The Festival will be celebrating Baumbach’s 20 years in film highlighting his work from “The High School Years” (THE SQUID AND THE WHALE), “End of College” (KICKING AND SCREAMING), “Late 20’s, Confusion and Finding Yourself” (FRANCES HA), and lastly “Finally becoming an Adult” with his upcoming film, WHILE WE’RE YOUNG, the April 2nd closing night film. Star, Ryan Serhant will also be in attendance. Ryan is best known as a NYC real estate broker and star of Bravo’s “Million Dollar Listing New York”, but he has garnered rave reviews for his role in WHILE WE’RE YOUNG after it premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival.

Ryan Serhant

The full schedule for the retrospective is listed below. For tickets and more information, please visit:

  • Monday, March 30th at 7:00pm – THE SQUID AND THE WHALE. Starring Jeff Daniels, Laura Linney and Owen Kline.

  • Tuesday, March 31st at 7:00pm – KICKING AND SCREAMING. Starring Josh Hamilton, Eric Stoltz and Samuel Gould.

  • Wednesday, April 1st at 7:00pm – FRANCES HA. Starring Greta Gerwig Mickey Sumner and Adam Driver.

  • Thursday, April 2nd at 7:30pm (Closing night) – WHILE WE’RE YOUNG. Starring Ben Stiller, Naomi Watts, Adam Driver and Amanda Seyfried. This film will also open in Phoenix on Friday, April 3rd.

The 15th Annual Phoenix Film Festival, occurring this year from its opening night on March 26th to its conclusion on April 2nd, is rapidly approaching. Continually breaking attendance records since its inception, last year’s festival saw over 25,000 attendees and there are hopes to pull in even more film enthusiasts this year.

If you are a movie lover, this is an event that is not to be missed. Tickets and passes are on sale now and available through the Phoenix Film Festival website www.PhoenixFilmFestival.com. Tickets may also be purchased in person at the Phoenix Film Festival Ticket Center next to the Harkins Scottsdale 101 Theater. Tickets range in price from $13 for a single screening to $300 for a platinum pass. For more information call 602-955-6444 or go to www.PhoenixFilmFestival.com.