Marc Eliot's Art of Film: "If They Asked Me I Could Write A Book- And I Did!"

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MARC ELIOT'S ART OF FILM: IF THEY ASKED ME IF I COULD WRITE A BOOK- AND I DID!"

A Cycle Of Films Starring the Subjects of Marc Eliot's Biographies
 
Every Friday at 6:30 p.m. and Sunday at 2:30 p.m. | January 18, 2024 - March 10, 2024

    

Join New York Times best-selling author, film scholar and historian, and resident film curator Marc Eliot for the Art of Film featuring the greatest films ever released, presented the way they were meant to be seen on the Giant Screen.

This Art of Film cycle, Eliot brings his biographies to the big screen, with a selection of films based on his New York Times best-sellers, and the actors he wrote them on. Join us for a virtual pre-film introduction and a full post-film discussion by Marc Eliot at every screening.

FULL FILM SCHEDULE

Dennis Hopper's 1969 Easy Rider

"Ninety-four minutes of what it is to swing, to watch, to be fond, to hold opinions, and to get killed in America at this moment."
-New Yorker
Friday, February 2, 2024 | 6:30 p.m. | GET TICKETS HERE
Sunday, February 4, 2024 | 2:30 p.m. | GET TICKETS HERE

Mike Nichols' 1971 Carnal Knowledge

"In addition to being the toughest comedy since Little Murders, and the most imaginative comedy since Catch 22, Carnal Knowledge represents a nearly ideal collaboration of directorial and writing talents."
- New York Times
Friday, February 9, 2024 | 6:30 p.m. | GET TICKETS HERE
Sunday, February 11, 2024 | 2:30 p.m. | GET TICKETS HERE

James Bridges' 1979 China Syndrome

"A terrific thriller that incidentally raises the most unsettling questions about how safe nuclear power plants really are."
- Chicago Sun Times
Friday, February 16, 2024 | 6:30 p.m. | GET TICKETS HERE
Saturday, February 17, 2024 | 2:30 p.m. | GET TICKETS HERE

Robert Zemekis' 1984 Romancing the Stone

"The script is sharp and funny, the direction sure-footed on both the comedy and action fronts, and the whole thing adds up to rather more concerted fun than Indiana Jones' […] escapade in the Temple of Doom."
- Time Out
Friday, February 23, 2024 | 6:30 p.m. | GET TICKETS HERE
Sunday, February 25, 2024 | 2:30 p.m. | GET TICKETS HERE

Sergio Leone's 1964 A Fistful of Dollars

"Once in a great while a western comes along that breaks new ground and becomes a classic of the genre."
- TIME Magazine
Friday, March 1, 2024 | 6:30 p.m. | GET TICKETS HERE
Sunday, March 3, 2024 | 2:30 p.m. | GET TICKETS HERE

Clint Eastwood's 1992 Unforgiven

"This dark, melancholic film is a reminder-never more necessary than now-of what the American cinema is capable of, in the way of expressing a mature, morally complex and challenging view of the world."
- Chicago Tribune
Friday, March 8, 2024 | 6:30 p.m. | GET TICKETS HERE
Sunday, March 10, 2024 | 2:30 p.m. | GET TICKETS HERE

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Sponsored by Kathy and Harry Puterbaugh, Drs. Darrel and Jane Gumm, Nancy Snowden, Film Society.