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New Meetup: The Big Heat

From: Dwen
Sent on: Monday, October 13, 2008 10:30 AM
Announcing a new Meetup for The Raleigh Ski and Outing Club!

What: The Big Heat

When: November 14,[masked]:00 PM

Where: Click the link below to find out!

Meetup Description: What: ?The Big Heat?

When: Friday, November 14 6pm

Let?s mix up cocktails with Film Noir at the North Carolina Museum of Art! The museum starts the evening fun at 6pm and ?The Big Heat? begins at 8pm. Unwind after work or meet friends before a night on the town. Join us for live music, a selection of fine wine and microbrews, guided tours, and classic film screenings. Drinks are available for purchase.
2008 Fall Film Series: Homage to Film Noir

Night. Rain-slicked city streets, claustrophobic apartments, high-contrast lighting, oddly angled camera shots, femmes fatales pitted against morally weak men, crimes of greed or passion; the film noir look is easy to recognize. Visual poetry heaped with cynical attitude marks a cinema genre scarred with what you might call Greatest Generation PTSD. The tough guys and gals who made it through WWII brought a newly fatalistic world-view to the screen, and while the movies may be in black-and-white, the emotions of lust and corruption are in living color.

?The Big Heat?- Police detective Dave Bannion seeks justice?or is it revenge??against the mob after a personal tragedy. Smoking-hot bad girl Grahame joins his crusade against feral mobster Vince Stone, unforgettable Lee Marvin. (1953) Directed by Fritz Lang. Glenn Ford, Gloria Grahame, Lee Marvin.

Cost: $5 general public; $3.50 students, Museum members, Cinema Inc. & Galaxy Cinema members

We may head out to Edward Mills Grill afterwards!


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