NO LONGER PLAYING
<em>Laemmle</em> and <em>First Run Features</em> bring you a bevy of ping pong related activities August 19th - 26th at select Laemmle locations! Events include:
<li>Raffle to Win an Olympic Quality JOOLA Ping Pong Table! <em><a href="http://blog.laemmle.com/top-spin-raffle-official-rules/" target="_blank">Official Rules</a>.</em></li>
<li>Live Table Tennis Exhibitions by Elite Players</li>
<li>Lots of Filmmaker and Athlete Q&A’s</li>
<h3 style="align:center;"><a href="http://blog.laemmle.com/2015/08/top-spin-ping-pong-exhibition-and-table…; target=_blank">CLICK HERE FOR DETAILS!</a></h3>
Top Spin reveals how Ariel, Michael, and Lily balance rivalry, teenage awkwardness and friendships as every match impacts their fledgling confidence. Regularly juggling six-hour training sessions, overseas tournaments, and schoolwork, they inevitably sacrifice the typical teenage rites of passage. An inside look at offbeat sport, Top Spin turns one of America's favorite pastimes on its head and reveals a coming-of-age story where success and failure come down to mere millimeters.
“Terrific...thrilling slow-motion demonstrations of game technique.” (Chuck Wilson, L.A. Weekly)
The road to the Olympics is paved with Ping-Pong balls for three teen hopefuls in Top Spin, Mina T. Son and Sara Newens’ quick-moving, kinetically edited sports documentary. At this level of play, speed and coordination prove paramount — qualities that are reflected in co-helmer/editor Newens’ ...