Starring Gregory Peck, Audrey Hepburn and Eddie Albert. A royal princess, imprisoned by her noblesse oblige, runs away to tour Rome and ‘accidentally’ hooks up with a jaded reporter. Crazy antics ensue, but mostly hearts melt in this ‘dramady’ written by Dalton Trumbo. An American classic.
Iris pairs the late documentarian Albert Maysles (Grey Gardens, Gimme Shelter), then 87, with Iris Apfel, the quick-witted, flamboyantly dressed 93-year-old style maven who has had an outsized presence on the New York fashion scene for decades. This story is about creativity and a soaring free spirit.
A 2003 ANIMATED FILM from Sylvain Chomet. An elderly grandmother must rescue her grandson in a complicated tale told mainly through music and pantomime. Mme. Souza is helped by the Triplets, who were once music hall singers in the style of Django Reinhardt and Josephine Baker! Stylish and unique. Subtitled.
Brought back by popular demand! Stuart Hudgins, the film scholar who enthralled an opening week audience last August at the Cultural Center at the Opera House with his presentation of Cab Calloway on the screen, returns with a new program entitled “Cartoons That Swing.” Tracing the parallel development of art in two media – animated films and jazz – Hudgins presents an insightful and entertaining history of both. Saturday, March 9 at 8 pm. Admission: $10, Seniors, vets and active duty military, $9.
Prize-winning Tennessee marksman Alvin York (Gary Cooper), a recent convert to Christianity, finds himself torn between his non-violent beliefs and his desire to serve his country when recruited to fight in World War I. Kindly Major Buxton (Stanley Ridges) convinces York to engage in battle, where the pacifist's prowess with a rifle earns him honors as he continues to struggle with his decision to kill. Howard Hawks directs this adaptation of the real York's memoirs.
When Dr. Anthony Edwardes (Gregory Peck) arrives at a Vermont mental hospital to replace the outgoing hospital director, Dr. Constance Peterson (Ingrid Bergman), a psychoanalyst, discovers Edwardes is actually an impostor. The man confesses that the real Dr. Edwardes is dead and fears he may have killed him, but cannot recall anything. Dr. Peterson, however is convinced his impostor is innocent of the man's murder, and joins him on a quest to unravel his amnesia through psychoanalysis.
COTTON COMES TO HARLEM: A Day With Chester Himes
Featuring Dr. Lawrence Jackson, Bloomberg Distinguished Professor of English and History at Johns Hopkins and author of Chester B. Himes: A Biography.
Chester Himes was an important African-American author of the mid-20th century, particularly famous for his detective novels set in Harlem. Dr. Lawrence Jackson is a professor at Johns Hopkins University who works in both the English and History Departments. Dr. Jackson has written an acclaimed new biography of Himes, which the New YorkTimes described as “a bracing journey through the life of an uncompromising writer.”
The Havre de Grace Arts Collective joins with the Harford County Public Library and St Johns Episcopal Church to present a three-part event in the afternoon and evening of March 24, 2018.