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Brown Alumni Magazine: Lowry – The Memories We’re Made Of

July 22, 2014

In this month's Brown Alumni Magazine, Lois Lowry discusses her childhood, reading her first book--The Yearling, discovering the idea of "forgetting memories," developing the concept of "Elsewhere," and much more. Read below for highlights, and click here to read the full article.   "At the heart of The Giver is the subject of memory. Lowry...

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WE HAVE A WINNER!!!

July 21, 2014

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We have reached the end of our Teachers are Givers contest!  CONGRATULATIONS TO…. TONYA PARKMAN of Brandon Middle School in Brandon, MS! We received thousands of votes, and it was a very close race! The results are in, and  Tonya's "Memorable Events Committee" submission was the ultimate winner! Thank you to all the educators that...

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New GIVER Featurette Shows Similarities to Beloved Book

July 19, 2014

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An article today on Bustle.com takes a look at the new featurette released for The Giver, and how it is more proof that the film is "delving into the aspects of the story that have made it a staple in schools for decades." "This featurette largely functions as continued exposition: It delves...

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Washington Post: THE GIVER is “The Dystopia Next Door”

July 18, 2014

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The Washington Post's Michael Gerson argues The Giver's ability to transcend the genre of teen literature it created. Read his thoughts below: "This is fairly serious stuff for a summertime movie. But it is precisely what causes “The Giver” to transcend the genre of teen literature it created. This is, of course, what all...

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The Giver Exclusive World Premiere Red Carpet Event

July 11, 2014

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The Giver World Premiere Exclusive Red Carpet and Advanced Screening Event! Click here to buy your ticket! Get an insider look at the World Premiere Red Carpet Event including LIVE interviews with the cast of The Giver and a full-length screening of the film 4 days before its release! Fathom Events, The Weinstein Company and Walden Media are thrilled...

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