Tickets are now available online for the Bay Area premiere of Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close, a benefit showing for Prevent Blindness Northern California, Pacific Vision Foundation and Piedmont Parents Club.
The screening will take place Monday, Jan. 16 (Martin Luther King. Jr. Day) at 4 p.m. at the Grand Lake Theater, 3200 Grand Ave., Oakland.
Tickets are $50 per person and may be purchased online at https://secure.piedmontparents.org/tickets.
The film adaptation of the bestseller by Jonathan Safran Foer stars Tom Hanks and Sandra Bullock. It also introduces Piedmont resident as a 9-year-old amateur inventor, Francophile and pacifist who searches New York City for the lock that matches a mysterious key left behind by his father, who died in the World Trade Center on Sept. 11, 2001.
The film opens for general viewing on Jan. 20.