A viewing of a classic film followed by discussion and insights from professional theatre critics.
OLLI of Greater Birmingham presents American Classic Films. As with our prior film series, these classics will be followed by insights from professional theatre critics (see olli.ua.edu for specifics).
Jan 4: Hannah & Her Sisters. Woody Allen’s classic starring Mia Farrow.
Feb 1: Possessed (Clark Gable, Joan Crawford). Pre-Code films were openly exploitative, lurid, and very adult.
Mar 1: To Kill a Mockingbird (Gregory Peck). Based on Alabama author Harper Lee’s Pulitzer Prize winning book.
Apr 5: All About Eve (Bette Davis). The inside story of Broadway and a conniving actress.
May 3: Mildred Pierce (Joan Crawford). A jilted wife starts a business, raises daughters, and gets involved in a murder.
First Fridays, January thru May.
Free. If you decide to join OLLI there is a small membership and minimal semester fee.