The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Presents
A Special Screening of THE BAREFOOT CONTESSA
Writer and Host of You Must Remember This Podcast, Karina Longworth in Attendance
Friday, November 16, 2018
WHAT | Academy at Metrograph. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Presents A Special Screening of The Barefoot Contessa with writer Karina Longworth
WHEN | Friday, November 16th at 7:00PM & 10:00PM
WHERE | Metrograph, No. 7 Ludlow Street
ABOUT | The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) will continue its monthly residency at Metrograph on Friday November 16th, with a special screening of The Barefoot Contessa, with writer and host of the You Must Remember This podcast, Karina Longworth in-person to present the film and sign copies of her latest book Seduction: Sex, Lies, and Stardom in Howard Hughes’s Hollywood, a rumination on sex and power in Tinseltown.
FOR TICKETS & MORE INFORMATION | http://metrograph.com/film/film/1821/the-barefoot-contessa
ABOUT KARINA LONGWORTH | Karina Longworth is the creator, writer and host of You Must Remember This, a podcast on the secret and forgotten history of 20th century Hollywood. A former film editor of the LA Weekly and critic for the Village Voice, she is the author of four previous books, including Hollywood Frame by Frame and Meryl Streep: Anatomy of an Actor. She lives in Los Angeles.
ABOUT THE BAREFOOT CONTESSA | Mankiewicz, a fiercely intelligent and independent operator, broke away from the studios with this, his acidic insider’s take on the anguishes and compromises of international productions, starring Ava Gardner in a role modeled after Rita Hayworth, that of a Spanish dancer drawn into the movie business; Edmond O’Brien as the publicist who helps to reinvent her; and Humphrey Bogart as the film director who ruefully watches her rise and fall. A typically drum-tight script by Mankiewicz and blessed with the photography of the great DP Jack Cardiff.
ABOUT THE ACADEMY AT METROGRAPH | The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) began a yearlong residency at Metrograph in July 2017, bringing exciting and entertaining programs to the big screen. Programs in ACADEMY AT METROGRAPH have and continue to feature onstage conversations with filmmakers and scholars of motion pictures, tributes, newsreels, rarely seen clips from past Oscar® ceremonies, and home movies from Hollywood legends. This monthly series highlights unique archival elements, including recent restorations and film prints from the Academy Film Archive by celebrating classic moments from the Academy’s 90-year history.