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'70s Summer Cinema Series: The Candidate

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. Robert Redford stars as an idealistic political candidate who soon discovers it’s not quite so easy to be as honest with his constituents as he had hoped. (USA, 1972, 110 min.) Rated: PG. Series also includes Milk (2008), Shampoo (1975), Being There (1979), 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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