Director: Jon Favreau
Writer(s): David Berenbaum
Cast: Will Ferrell, James Caan, Mary Steenburgen, Zooey Deschanel, and Bob Newhart
Part of the 7th annual Holiday Film Series & Canned Food Drive!
For his sophomore stab at directing, actor/writer/director Jon Favreau (Swingers, Made), took on this holiday comedy starring Saturday Night Live-alum Will Ferrell. Ferrell stars as Buddy, a regular-sized man who was raised as an elf by Santa Claus (Edward Asner). When the news is finally broken to Buddy that he’s not a real elf, he decides to head back to his place of birth, New York City, in search of his biological family. Elf also stars James Caan, Mary Steenburgen, Zooey Deschanel, and Bob Newhart.
***Support Athens Food Pantries***
***Celebrate the holidays with loved ones***
***Enjoy the nostalgia of classic films on the big screen***
***Admission is non-perishable food or cash donation***
***Free Snowflake Cookies***
Sponsored by Ohio University’s Department of Real Estate Management, Community Engagement and Economic Development.