Film Society of Lincoln Center to Spend AN EVENING WITH GEOFFREY O'BRIEN, 9/17
The Film Society of Lincoln Center will spend AN EVENING WITH GEOFFREY O'BRIEN on Tuesday September 17 at 7:30PM, to discuss the film critic and author's new book Stolen Glimpses, Captive Shadows, followed by a screening of Jacques Tourneur's 1946 color western CANYON PASSAGE, which O'Brien writes about in his book.
O'Brien is the editor in chief of the Library of America and a regular contributor to The New York Review of Books. His latest books are Early Autumn and The Fall of the House of Walworth. He is a widely published poet, critic, editor, and cultural historian and has been honored with a Whiting Award and fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation and the New York Institute for the Humanities. He lives in New York City.
"No one writes more thoughtfully, fair-mindedly and elegantly about film these days than Geoffrey O'Brien. In a lucid if understated manner, he keeps piling insight upon insight until you have to gasp as his overall brilliance, erudition and mastery of the critical enterprise."- Phillip Lopate
The evening will celebrate O'Brien's new collection of film criticism Stolen Glimpses, Captive Shadows and will include a discussion about the book with Kent Jones, NYFF Director of Programming moderating, as well as a screening of Jacques Tourneur's 1946 color western CANYON PASSAGE. Starring Dana Andrews, Brian Donlevy and Susan Hayward, the film follows the drama that transpires when a businessman and his gambler friend fall in love with the same woman in frontier Oregon.
Tickets will are now on sale and admission for An Evening with Geoffrey O'Brien will be $13 for General Public, $9 for students and seniors (62+) and $8 for Film Society Members. Visit www.FilmLinc.com for additional information