Ben is Back

Friday, 1/4 – Thursday, 1/24

Starring: Julia Roberts, Lucas Hedges, Courtney B. Vance

Showing in Cinema Pop-Up

Nineteen-year-old Ben Burns unexpectedly returns home to his family's suburban home on Christmas Eve morning. Ben’s mother, Holly, is relieved and welcoming but wary of her son staying clean. Over a turbulent 24 hours, new truths are revealed, and a mother's undying love for her son is tested as she does everything in her power to keep him safe.

Written and directed by Peter Hedges (About a Boy, Dan in Real Life), Ben is Back stars his son, rising star Lucas Hedges (Lady Bird, Manchester by the Sea) alongside screen icon and Academy-Award winner Julia Roberts.

  • Director: Peter Hedges
  • Rating: R
  • Runtime: 1 hour 43 minutes
  • Genre: Drama


  • Sun, 1/20 — 2:30 & 5 pm
  • Mon, 1/21 — 7:30 pm
  • Tue, 1/22 — 7:30 pm
  • Wed, 1/23 — 7:30 pm
  • Thu, 1/24 — 7:30 pm

“Julia Roberts blasts through this family reunion drama-turned-thriller with one of the most forceful performances of her career.”

– Screen International