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Wednesday, August 10, 2016

Boulder Jewish Family Service Presents Reel Hope Boulder with Screenwriter Nicole Perlman



Boulder Jewish Family Service Presents Reel Hope Boulder with Screenwriter Nicole Perlman

Boulder Jewish Family Service (JFS) will host its fourth annual fundraiser, “Reel Hope Boulder” on Sunday, November 6 at 6:00 p.m. (sponsor reception at 5:30 p.m.) at the new Boulder JCC, 6007 Oreg Avenue in Boulder. Guests will enjoy a fun, enlightening evening with award-winning screenwriter Nicole Perlman, who is recognized for co-writing the 2014 blockbuster Guardians of the Galaxy, which won both the Nebula Award and the Hugo Award. Ron Bostwick, a freelance event producer and announcer, will interview Perlman to showcase behind-the-scenes insights into the world of writing for film. Bostwick has interviewed numerous celebrities at the Boulder International Film Festival, as well as featured speakers at the past three Reel Hope Boulder events.

Guests will enjoy a pre-program wine and hors d’oeuvres reception. Sponsorships starting at $540 are available now and include a sponsor reception with Nicole Perlman. Tickets are $90. All proceeds benefit Boulder JFS.

For tickets, sponsorships, and more information, visit www.jewishfamilyservice.org/reelhopeboulder or contact Emily Andrews at 303.415.1025.

About Nicole Perlman

Nicole Perlman graduated NYU's Tisch School of the Arts in 2003 with a double major in Dramatic Writing and Film Production. Since then, she has gone on to win the Tribeca Film Festival's Sloan Grant for Science in Film for her screenplay, Challenger, which also placed on the prestigious Hollywood Black List in 2006.

She has been named one of Variety Magazine's Top Ten Writers to Watch, as well as The Playlist's On the Rise: 10 Screenwriters to Watch in 2013. Perlman has written for Fox 2000, Universal Studios, National Geographic Films, Disney Studios, Cirque Du Soleil Films, Dreamworks, 20th Century Fox, and Marvel Studios. She co-wrote the 2014 blockbuster Guardians of the Galaxy, which won both the Nebula Award and the Hugo Award.

She is currently co-writing Captain Marvel for Marvel Studios for a 2019 release. She is also writing a five-issue run of the Gamora comic book series for Marvel, due out in early 2017.

Perlman attended both middle school and high school in Boulder. Her parents, Penny and Michael Perlman, still live here and are active in the community.

About Jewish Family Service of Colorado

Founded in 1872, Jewish Family Service of Colorado (JFS) is a nonsectarian, nonprofit human services agency serving metro Denver and Boulder. JFS believes in strengthening our community by providing vital services to people in need. Every day, JFS helps people overcome difficult life’s challenges to live fuller, more meaningful lives.

Boulder JFS is a division of Jewish Family Service that provides older adults and adults with disabilities, their families, and individuals in crisis with services to enhance their quality of life and connect them to Jewish values, traditions, and community. Boulder JFS provides a wide array of services to help older adults and adults with disabilities live independently and maintain a high quality of life. We work to ensure that older adults in the Boulder community are well cared for—and not alone. For more information, call 303.415.1025 or visit www.jewishfamilyservice.org/boulder. Follow us on Facebook and Twitter!



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