Event — New-York Historical Society

Film: “Forbidden Games” (1952)

Where: The Robert H. Smith Auditorium at the New-York Historical Society

170 Central Park West, New York, NY 10024

When: Friday, April 29, 2016, 7:00 pm

Bernard and Irene Schwartz Classic Film Series

Featuring: Laurence Kardish

Details: Join us for the New-York Historical Society’s film series, featuring opening remarks by notable directors, writers, actors, and historians. This series explores how film has tackled social conflict, morality, and the perennial struggles between right and wrong that are waged from the highest levels of government to the smallest local communities.

“Forbidden Games” (1952)

This foreign masterpiece follows a young French girl, orphaned by Nazi airstrikes, and her friend as they cope with the desolation of war. (French with English subtitles.) Directed by René Clément. Starring Brigitte Fossey, Georges Poujouly. 86 min.

Remarks: Laurence Kardish spent 44 years at the Museum of Modern Art where, as Senior Curator, he organized over 1,000 exhibitions covering the culture and history of cinema.

Cost: Included with museum admission.

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