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'70s Summer Cinema Series: Being There

Individual Films: $8/$5 Members Series: $32/$20 Members Politics. Power. Scandal. The ‘Me’ Decade. Disco. Funny pants. However one defines the ‘70s, no definition is complete without the films from and about this pivotal era. This film series will explore American social and political life in the 1970s. Peter Sellers delivers an Oscar-nominated performance in this award-winning satire about a simple gardener who gets tangled up in a case of mistaken identity. (USA, 1979, 130 min.) Rated: PG. Series also includes Milk (2008), Shampoo (1975), The Candidate (1972), and Funny Face (1957). All films will include a post-show discussion with longtime film critic for The Philadelphia Inquirer, Carrie Rickey. In conjunction with Richard Avedon: Family Affairs from the collection of the Israel Museum, Jerusalem.

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