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Hollywood on Hollywood: How Movies Portray the Movie Business

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Thursday, June 18, 2020
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Online

93 spaces available

Join us for Week 3 of our Cinematic Series featuring film historian Max Alvarez.

Week 3 Hollywood on Hollywood: How Movies Portray the Movie Business

Hollywood loves a good Hollywood story – even if the film exposes the industry’s cruel and unglamorous side. Join film historian Max Alvarez for this compelling multimedia lecture on how the moviemakers see themselves on screen. Among the films discussed are Sunset Blvd., Barton Fink, Trumbo, The Player, and Hail, Caesar!.

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).

This program will take place on Zoom. We will email all participants the Zoom room link.

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