Hollywood on the Campaign Trail
Where: New York Public Library—Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library
476 Fifth Ave. (42nd St. Entrance)
212-340-0863 Price: Free
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With Max Alvarez, an author and public speaker with over 20 years of experience in the areas of journalism, media criticism, archival research, teaching, and cultural programming.
This illustrated lecture features a journey down the Hollywood campaign trail with scenes and discussions of such poli-sci classics as The Candidate (1972), The Best Man (1964), The Great Man Votes (1939), and others. Truth may be stranger than fiction during this election year, but these and other films of the machinations behind U.S. political campaigning never cease to be timely, provocative, and entertaining.Buy tickets/get more info now