Abacus gets extended run at IFC Center; expands to Brooklyn!

The latest feat by renowned director Steve James, Abacus: Small Enough to Jail will run for an additional week at the IFC Center in New York, NY, after a hugely successful opening weekend that earned the film critical acclaim in The New York Times, RogerEbert.com and Film Journal International.

Buy tickets to see Abacus at the IFC Center HERE.

Buy tickets to see Abacus at BAM Rose Cinemas here.

Find out when Abacus comes to a theater near you at www.abacusmovie.com/events.

In-person screenings at the IFC Center

  • Friday, May 26 7:30PM: Q&A with Vera Sung and Chanterelle Sung, moderated by Julie Goldman and Chris Clements of Motto Pictures.
  • Saturday, May 27 7:30PM: Q&A with Chanterelle Sung and Jill Sung, moderated by Judy Lei, Director of the Asian Cinevision Film Festival.
    • Press for ABACUS:

      "Crowd-pleasing...A classic underdog tale."– The New York Times

      "The craft on display in Steve James' new film Abacus: Small Enough to Jail is so sturdy and comforting that the experience of watching it almost feels like a hug."Reverse Shot

      "A compelling non-fiction thriller. It should engross most viewers, even those who've resisted learning what a subprime mortgage is."NPR

      "James' spins a fascinating and complex web."Village Voice

      "A stunning David-and-Goliath epic."Film Journal International

      "**** A legal thriller and a warm family comedy." –Time Out New York

      "One of the great documentaries of recent years." – Movie City News

      Watch the trailer here:

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