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SCL Screening: HOSTILES w/Ryan Bingham

Cordially invites SCL Members and one guest
to a screening of the film

Followed by a Q&A with
® & Grammy®-winning Singer/Songwriter

Featuring the original song
"How Shall A Sparrow Fly"
Music & Lyrics by Ryan Bingham
Performed by Ryan Bingham

NeueHouse Hollywood
6121 Sunset Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90028


Complimentary Valet Parking
Enter @ El Centro Ave - SEE MAP BELOW

Written and directed by Scott Cooper, HOSTILES takes place in 1892 and tells the story of an Army Captain (Christian Bale) who reluctantly agrees to escort a dying Cheyenne chief (Wes Studi) and his family back to tribal lands. On the journey, they meet a widow (Rosamund Pike) whose family was murdered on the plains and offer their help. As the former rivals make their way from an isolated Army outpost in New Mexico to the grasslands of Montana, their relationship moves from antagonism to compassion, demonstrating humans’ capacity for change. The ensemble cast also includes Ben Foster, Timothee Chalamet, Jesse Plemons, Q’orianka Kilcher, Rory Cochrane, Ryan Bingham, and Adam Beach. R  2h 15m
The Society of Composers and Lyricists Seminar: Lady Bird - Jon BrionRyan Bingham is an Academy Award®, Grammy®, Golden Globe®, and Critics Choice®-winning singer/songwriter, musician, and actor that has quickly become a rising talent on both the film and music scene.

In 2010, Bingham collaborated with Grammy®-winning producer T Bone Burnett on the soundtrack for the 2009 acclaimed film CRAZY HEART, including notably co-writing and performing the film’s award-winning theme song, “The Weary Kind”. The title track earned Bingham an Academy Award®, Golden Globe®, and Critics Choice® Award for “Best Song” in 2010, as well as a Grammy Award® for “Best Song Written for a Motion Picture, Television or Other Visual Media” in 2011. The Americana Music Association also honored Bingham with the organization’s top award in 2010 as “Artist of the Year”.

In 2013, Bingham went on to write and record the theme song for FX Network’s hit series “The Bridge,” starring Diane Kruger and Demián Bichir, and in 2014 penned music for the critically acclaimed David Gordon Green film JOE. That same year, Bingham also curated the soundtrack and score for the indie drama A COUNTRY CALLED HOME, which he also played a role in on screen.

Most recently, Bingham re-teamed with director Scott Cooper on his latest film HOSTILES (releasing nationwide January 19, 2018), penning the hauntingly beautiful ballad “How Shall A Sparrow Fly” – which Bingham performs himself on screen as the character Sergeant Malloy during a pivotal scene, in addition to the song serving as a theme for all the characters in the film. Along with the film version, Bingham also produced a more epic version of the original song with orchestral accompaniment for the film’s official soundtrack.

Currently, Bingham is writing music for and acting in the forthcoming frontier western series “Yellowstone,” written and directed by Oscar-nominee Taylor Sheridan.

In addition to his work for screen, Bingham is also a critically acclaimed musician – who at only 35 years of age, already has five studio albums under his belt, of which the two most recent were released under his own label, Axster Bingham Records. After receiving critical acclaim for his first two studio releases on Lost Highway Records, 2007’s Mescalito and 2009’s Roadhouse Sun, Bingham re-teamed with his CRAZY HEART collaborator T Bone Burnett for 2010’s Junky Star – with Burnett producing the album. Junky Star went on to debut in the ‘Top 20’ on the Billboard 200 Chart upon release, and received rave reviews from critics and fans alike. Bingham is currently writing his sixth studio album, which he plans to record in 2018.

Born in New Mexico and raised all across Texas, Ryan set out on his own at a young age, shuffling from town to town and performing gigs at local no-frills bars. It’s this spirit of having done plenty of living early on, that has informed Ryan’s world-weary and jagged, weather-beaten vocals. 


RSVPs close 3:00PM Tuesday, January 9th, or sooner if full.

No changes to your RSVP can be made after that time.


  • Check-in begins 7:00PM. No entry after the screening begins.
  • If you RSVP but are unable to attend, you must cancel your reservation by 3:00PM Tuesday [click link for instructions].
  • FREE for current SCL Members.
  • Rared R = Attendees must be seventeen or older.


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