The Jacob Burns Film Center has generously offered our meet up group 25 complimentary tickets to the upcoming screening of The Maltese Falconfollowed by a Q&A with a crime writers panel including S.J. Rozan, Joseph Wallace, and others on Friday, February 8 at 7:30 pm.
The Maltese FalconBased on Dashiell Hammett's The Maltese Falcon
Feb 8 at 7:30 pm
Anyone who tries to push around or play Humphrey Bogart's unflappable gumshoe Sam Spade quickly learns they messed with the wrong guy. Staunchly poised and effortlessly cool, the San Francisco sleuth confronts a lineup of seedy characters, backstabbing each other to obtain the elusive bejeweled statuette of the title. The film that launched Bogart's career and the prominence of 1940s film noir. John Huston. 1941. 100 m. NR. USA. Warner Bros.
Q&A Feb. 8, 7:30: Crime writers panel including S.J. Rozan, Joseph Wallace, and others to be announced. S.J. Rozan, author of Ghost Heroand 11 other mystery novels, has won the Edgar, Shamus, Anthony, Nero, and Macavity awards. Joseph Wallace is a novelist whose noir short stories are in many anthologies including The Best American Mystery Stories 2010.
New group policy, please read. If you sign up for this meet up and then are unable to attend, please change your response immediately. If you are a NO SHOW, you will not receive any future complimentary tickets. Please come up to the membership before or after the movie and introduce yourself. The membership desk is to the left from the front door by the staircase.
You must provide your full name (first and last) to be on the guest list for this event. You must also pay the $2.00 event fee to be on the guest list. If you do not have access to pay pal and want to attend please email me privately and I will make another arrangement with you. Tickets must be picked up 15 minutes prior to the start of the movie.
After the movie we will go to either Starbucks or the diner to have coffee and discuss the film If you plan to join the discussion at the restaurant, please note that the restaurants require that you do order something, even if its a cup of coffee.