BONNIE AND CLYDE Among REEL 13's August Line Up

BONNIE AND CLYDE Among REEL 13's August Line Up

Arthur Penn's acclaimed if romanticized biographical crime film Bonnie and Clyde, leads the August Reel 13 schedule. The landmark film, which stars Warren Beatty, Faye Dunaway, Gene Hackman and Gene Wilder, is often regarded as one of the first films in the "New Hollywood Era." The film broke many cinematic taboos, particularly in terms of violence, and garnered Academy Awards for Best Supporting Actress (Estelle Parsons) and Best Cinematography.

On the final Saturday of programming in August, Cary Grant, Ginger Rogers and Marilyn Monroe star in legendary director Howard Hawks' screwball comedy Monkey Business. Howard Hawks and Cary Grant had collaborated memorably on Bringing Up Baby in 1938.

The series is pre-empted on August 9, 16 and 23 for special pledge programming.

Every Saturday night beginning at 9 p.m., viewers can catch a Hollywood Classic hosted by film historian Neal Gabler, followed by an Indie, hosted by Columbia University professor Richard Peña. The evening concludes with a Short film selected by viewers who vote for their favorite of three shorts at

"Bonnie and Clyde" (1967) Dir: Arthur Penn
Warren Beatty and Faye Dunaway star in a romanticized account of the notorious Depression-era gangster couple. With Gene Hackman and Gene Wilder.

"I Am Love" (2009) Dir: Luca Guadagnino
A tragic love story set at the turn of the millennium in Milan. With Tilda Swinton, Flavio Parenti and Edoardo Gabbriellini.

The series is pre-empted for special pledge programming.

The series is pre-empted for special pledge programming.

The series is pre-empted for special pledge programming

"Monkey Business" (1952)Dir: Howard Hawks
Drinking an elixir makes a professor (Cary Grant) and his wife (Ginger Rogers) act like teenagers -- and worse. With Marilyn Monroe.

"I Wish" (2011) Dir: Hirokazu Koreeda
A Japanese child upset by family separation believes the new bullet train service will bring about a miracle. With Koki Maeda, Ohshirô Maeda and Hiroshi Abe.

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