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


Wednesday, May 22, 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 4: We'll Always Have Paris: Part II

The “real” Paris is best captured by directors who know the terrain well, including Jean Renoir ("Boudu Saved From Drowning"), François Truffaut ("The 400 Blows"), Jean-Luc Godard ("Breathless"), Bernardo Bertolucci ("The Conformist"), and contemporary filmmakers such as Leos Carax ("Holy Motors").

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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