Event — New-York Historical Society

Film: “Seven Days in May” (1964)

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

170 Central Park West, New York, NY 10024

When: Friday, April 1, 2016, 7:00 pm

Bernard and Irene Schwartz Classic Film Series

Featuring: David Denby, Kati Marton

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.

“Seven Days in May” (1964)

After the president signs a nuclear disarmament treaty with the Soviet Union, he discovers a military coup led by his Air Force General to overthrow the U.S. government. Directed by John Frankenheimer. Starring Burt Lancaster, Kirk Douglas, Fredric March. 118 min.

Remarks: David Denby has been a staff writer and film critic atThe New Yorker since 1998. Prior to joining the magazine he was the film critic for New York Magazine and was the recipient of a National Magazine Award. Kati Marton is an award-winning journalist, human rights activist, and author of several books.

Cost: Included with Museum Admission

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