Event — New-York Historical Society

Hamptons Summer Film Series: “Dr. Strangelove” (1964)

Where: John Drew Theater at Guild Hall

158 Main Street, East Hampton, NY 11937

When: Wednesday, July 27, 2016, 8:00 pm

Bernard and Irene Schwartz Classic Film Series

Featuring: Ric Burns, Susan Lacy

Details: Join us for the premiere of our Classic Film Series at East Hampton’s Guild Hall as we screen highlights from the New-York Historical Society’s film series, featuring complementary remarks by, and Q&A with, notable directors, writers, and actors.

“Dr. Strangelove” (1964)

When a rogue general launches a nuclear attack on the U.S.S.R., the president and his war team must scramble to prevent doomsday. Join us for Stanley Kubrick’s iconic dark comedy that satirizes the pervasive anxieties of Cold War America. Directed by Stanley Kubrick. Starring Peter Sellers, George C. Scott, Sterling Hayden. 93 min.

Remarks: Ric Burns, founder of Steeplechase Films, is an internationally recognized documentary filmmaker and writer, best known for his critically-acclaimed, eight-part series, New York: A Documentary Film. Susan Lacy is the creator and former executive producer of American Masters. Now, as an independent filmmaker, her company Pentimento Productions is currently working on documentaries about Steven Spielberg and Jane Fonda as part of a multi-picture deal with HBO.

Cost: $14 ($12 for Members)

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