The year 1934 was a good one for art and award-winning films. Hollywood captured the attention of a nation seeking a break from difficult times by watching movies. Join us for these memorable cinematic evenings.
Imitation of Life
Struggling to support their children during the Depression, a white widow and a black maid team up to form their own business. The pair forges a lifelong bond when they both suffer at the hands of their selfish daughters. This stirring film was nominated for three Academy Awards® including best drama. 1934. Directed by John Stahl; starring Claudette Colbert. 106 minutes.
McEvoy Auditorium, Lower Level
The Man Who Knew Too Much
Thursday, August 13, 6:30 p.m.
Date: July 16, 2009
Time: 6:30 pm
Location: McEvoy Auditorium, Lower Level, Smithsonian American Art Museum