Wednesday, 6 July 2011
LOST WEEKENDS: ALCOHOLISM IN THE MOVIES
Mad Ave Journal Culture Editor, Kurt Brokaw has conceived, packaged and produced a new break-through series which explores the issues of how alcohol and alcoholism is portrayed in American film. It covers some of the greatest Academy Award winning titles, including such early classic films as "Lost Weekends" made in 1945, to Charles Bukowski's inimitable "Barfly" and all the way through to recent gripping films such as "Leaving Las Vegas".
"Lost Weekends" is a 10-Week Fall film series at The New York Society for Ethical Culture, a New York landmark, located at 2 West 64th Street and Central Park West. It will include screenings and discussions of the rarest and classic feature films on drinking and drinkers. As you know, Kurt Brokaw holds an MS and also teaches at The New School and The 92nd Street Y. Read more on Madison Avenue Journal
The series includes a showing of Houston's Under The Volcano.