2016-2017 CCA IV: Films of Orson Welles

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Schedule of Events

All times listed are Eastern

Sunday, March 5
8:00 p.m.

"Orson Welles: Life and Times"
Patrick McGilligan
Author, Young Orson: The Years of Luck and Genius on the Path to Citizen Kane

Monday, March 6
8:00 p.m.

"Welles as Director"
Peter Bogdanovich
Film Historian and Director

Tuesday, March 7
8:00 p.m.

"The Welles Style"
James Naremore
Author, The Magic World of Orson Welles

Wednesday, March 8
8:00 p.m.

"The Legacy of Orson Welles"
David Thomson
Film Historian and Author, The New Biographical Dictionary of Film

Films of Orson Welles

Orson Welles (1915–1985) was a writer, actor, director, and producer, whose first film, Citizen Kane, sits atop the American Film Institute’s list of the 100 Greatest Movies. This fourth and final CCA of the 2016-2017 academic year will explore Welles’ life, genius, and legacy.

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