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Reel Talks: Shooting Midnight Cowboy – Bryant Park Reading Room
August 3 @ 3:00 pm
Talks on movies, the culture of cinema, and filmmaking.
Glenn Frankel, Shooting Midnight Cowboy: Art, Sex, Loneliness, Liberation, and the Making of a Dark Classic
Hosted by Scott Adlerberg, Resident Film Expert
Glenn Frankel worked for many years at the Washington Post, serving as bureau chief in Southern Africa, London and Jerusalem, where he won a Pulitzer Prize for International Reporting. He taught journalism at Stanford University and the University of Texas at Austin, where he directed the School of Journalism. He has won the National Jewish Book Award and was a finalist for the Los Angeles Times Book Prize. His previous movie books on the making of The Searchers and High Noon were bestsellers that have won critical acclaim, and he was selected as a Motion Picture Academy Film Scholar for his newest book, Shooting Midnight Cowboy: Art, Sex, Loneliness, Liberation, and the Making of a Dark Classic. He recently was awarded a grant from the Leon Levy Center for Biography at the City University of New York to write a book about Beatles manager Brian Epstein.
This event is free and open to the public. Books are available for purchase at the event and for signing by the author. Stick around for a Q&A.
Part of the Reel Talks program.