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Legendary Film Directors — We'll Always Have Paris: Part I


Wednesday, May 15, 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 3: We'll Always Have Paris: Part I

We begin with "Hollywood’s Paris" of artificial backlot streets and shops, including Rouben Mamoulien’s "Love Me Tonight," Vincente Minnelli’s "An American in Paris," and Billy Wilder’s "Irma La Douce," among many others.

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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