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The Art of Set Design on Film

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Wednesday, July 29, 2020
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Online

88 spaces available

Join us for week 3 of our 4 part Cinematic Series featuring film historian Max Alvarez.

Week 3 - The Art of Set Design on Film

Some of the most memorable films in history have had unforgettable sets. Think Grand Hotel, Rear Window, Rope, Play Time, Dr. Strangelove, 2001: A Space Odyssey, The Shining, and countless others. Join film historian Max Alvarez as he shares his blueprints for what constitutes magnificent set design in movies ... and the dazzling filmed results of the past century.

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. All registrants will be emailed the link.

Need help registering? Email Susie at sskerrett@darienlibrary.org

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