Wednesday Editor’s Pick: George Stevens

by on December 5, 2011Posted in: Editor's Pick


Playing Wed Dec 7 at 7:00 at Film Society of Lincoln Center [Program & Tix]

 

Local programmer Miriam Bale takes her inspired “Second Tier” series of auteur oddballs city-wide, and FSLC hosts a roast to George Stevens. The eclectic double-bill features Vivacious Lady (1938), a little known screwball starring former lovers Ginger Rogers and Jimmy Stewart, and George Stevens: D-Day to Berlin (1994), a compilation of Stevens’ WWII footage edited by his namesaked son (it is heavily featured in Godard’s Histoire(s) du cinéma). Alt Screen critic fave Kent Jones will introduce.

 

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