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Film Programs
Special Events: Fall 2017
Ciné-Concert: The Crowd

November 24 at 2:30
East Building Auditorium
Stephen Horne, pianist

The mystique of the American Dream is often treated in film, though rarely as astutely as in King Vidor’s expressionistic masterwork The Crowd. John Sims (James Murray), born on the Fourth of July, seems headed for greatness, but as time goes by, his big successes and painful defeats start to look like those of the average guy. “Made at the height of America’s dizzying 1920s business boom, The Crowd has lost none of its capacity to dazzle and unsettle” — David Fiore. (King Vidor, 1928, 35mm, 98 minutes)

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Film Programs

The National Gallery of Art’s film program provides many opportunities throughout the year to view classic and contemporary cinema from around the world.

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