Sketching in the Gallery
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Spirits of the Dead poster.
Selections from Spirits of the Dead
(1968, 80 minutes)
Antonio Monda, Screenwriter, Director, and Associate Professor at the Kanbar Institute of Film & Television at New York University introduces two segments of the omnibus film Spirits of the Dead, based on short stories by Edgar Allan Poe.
Director: Louis Malle
From childhood, corrupt aristocrat William Wilson has been harassed by a double, who inexplicably turns up to prevent his faults and condemn his evil actions. Wilson finally engages his doppelganger in a dramatic confrontation. Starring Jane and Peter Fonda.
Director: Federico Fellini
Former Shakespearean actor Toby Dammit (Terence Stamp) is losing his career to alcoholism, and quickly jumps at the opportunity to work on a film in Rome. However, a small act of altruism sets off Dammit's delirium with fatal consequences.
Friday, December 6, 2013, 7 p.m.
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