Legendary Film Directors — New York, New York: Part II

Wednesday, May 8, 2019
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Community Room

Join us for a four-week series looking at legendary directors and films shot in New York and Paris.

Week 2: New York, New York: Part II

Experience the “real” Manhattan from a variety of eras where filmmakers took their cameras, crews, and actors into the streets of the city that never sleeps. When possible, actual street locations are identified for such films as "Annie Hall," "The French Connection," "West Side Story," "Adam's Rib," and "Somebody Up There Likes Me."

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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