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'70s Summer Cinema Series: Funny Face

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. Richard Avedon himself inspired Fred Astaire’s character in this beloved Gershwin musical classic starring Audrey Hepburn set in 1950s Paris. (USA, 1957, 103 min.) Unrated. Series also includes Milk (2008), Shampoo (1975), Being There (1979), and The Candidate (1972). 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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