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Oscar-nominated ‘Get Out’ to screen for free at Westbury theater

From writer-director Jordan Peele, half the comedy duo Key and Peele, comes a horror film about a young black man (Daniel Kaluuya) visiting his white girlfriend's parents for the first time (Credit: Universal Pictures)

The hit horror film “Get Out” will celebrate its anniversary with free screenings on Monday, Presidents Day.

The debut film from comedian Jordan Peele, “Get Out” tells the story of a young black photographer (Daniel Kaluuya) whose first meeting with his white girlfriend’s parents goes even worse than he expected. The film became the first $100 million debut by a black director and went on to gross more than $250 million worldwide on its $5 million budget.

“Get Out” also earned four Oscar nominations, including best picture and best actor for Kaluuya (currently starring in “Black Panther”).

Locally, “Get Out” will play at 7 p.m. Monday at the AMC Raceway 10 in Westbury. Free tickets are available on a first-come, first-served basis and may be picked up at the theater when the box office opens on Monday.

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