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Legendary Film Directors: Alfred Hitchcock


Tuesday, February 13, 2018
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Community Room

Join us for a four-week series on the works of legendary directors Alfred Hitchcock, Orson Welles, Ida Lupino, and Akira Kurosawa.

Week 1: Alfred Hitchcock: Behind the Curtain of Suspense

A spine-tingling look behind the scenes of The Master of Suspense’s notorious classics, from "The Lodger" (1927), "North By Northwest" (1959), to "Frenzy" (1972), and the meticulous planning of them.

About the Presenter

Max Alvarez is an author, film historian, and speaker on world cinematic culture. A former visiting scholar for The Smithsonian Institution and museum film curator, Max currently teaches film history for John Jay College's continuing education program, Sundays at JASA, in Manhattan. He is author of The Crime Films of Anthony Mann (University Press of Mississippi) and a major contributor to Thornton Wilder/New Perspectives (Northwestern University Press).

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