Gore Vidal: The United States of Amnesia at Cinema Arts Centre

Join us on Sunday, February, 9, 2014 at 7:00 p.m. to see the movie Gore Vidal: The United States of Amnesia at Cinema Arts Centre located at 423 Park Avenue in Huntington, New York.

Tickets cost $10.00 for Cinema Arts Centre members and $15.00 for others. A Reception is included.

You can buy your tickets at: http://www.cinemaartscentre.org/event/gore-vidal-the-united-states-of-amnesia/ 

E-mail me at [masked] after you have purchased your ticket so we can meet up.

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No twentieth-century figure has had a more profound effect on the worlds of literature, film, politics, historical debate, and the culture wars than Gore Vidal. Anchored by intimate one-on-one interviews with the man himself, Nicholas Wrathall’s documentary is a fascinating and wholly entertaining portrait of the last lion of the age of American liberalism. Commentary by those who knew him best—including filmmaker/nephew Burr Steers and the lateChristopher Hitchens—blends with footage from Vidal’s legendary on-air career to remind us why he will forever stand as one of the most brilliant and fearless critics of our time.

Gore Vidal’s professional life spans more than 50 years of American politics and letters. His return to America in 2005 marked the last great stage in his creative career and this film represents an extraordinary opportunity to share his view on America in the twenty-first century. Featuring candid vérité footage of Vidal in his final years, the film explores his enduring global impact on art, politics, and everything in between. His overview of the current state of the Republic and the health of US democracy is unique and incisive.

(USA, 2013, 89 min., Color, NR | Director: Nicholas D. Wrathall | Tribeca Film Festival 2013 | 

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