Noir City: Chicago 2
Tuesday, July 13th – Friday, August 20th, 2010
The Music Box and the Film Noir Foundation proudly present a festival of noir double bills in their original 35mm splendor!
Over the past fifty years, film noir has been recognized as a unique example of an organic cinematic movement, one that produced many of the best and most time-tested Hollywood films of the forties and fifties. These tough-as-nails crime stories, told in a distinctly American vernacular but informed by a darkly romantic European visual sensibility, continue to entrance audiences in each successive generation.
The Music Box and the Film Noir Foundation proudly present a festival of noir double bills in their original 35mm splendor. Noted Film Noir experts and Film Noir Foundation board members Alan K. Rode and Foster Hirsch will be on hand to introduce the screenings and lead post-film discussions.
The Film Noir Foundation, created by writer and film historian Eddie Muller, is committed to rescuing and restoring America’s noir heritage. All FNF proceeds from NOIR CITY festivals go to finding and restoring films in danger of being lost or permanently damaged. For information on how you can join the FNF’s campaign, and receive its bimonthly magazine, visit FilmNoirFoundation.org.
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