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Source: Twitter Screenshot Bo Burnham and Elsie Fisher

The Target Audience For 'Eighth Grade' Can't See It Due To Its R Rating—But Bo Burnham Has A Solution ❤️

By Vanessa Nix Anthony

This Wednesday night, August 8, the acclaimed Bo Burnham film Eighth Grade will have free screenings in all 50 states without the enforcement of its R rating.

A24 made this possible by partnering with one theater in each state, allowing eighth graders and all teens under 18 a chance to see the movie that was made for them, without the requisite parental guidance.    

Check out the director's tweet announcing the plan:

Here's a clip of Burnham and the film's star, Elsie Fisher, announcing the screenings: