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FILM SERIES: Setting as Character: Three Films Echoing Imagery in Abandon in Place: The Worlds of Anna Audette

November 3, 2023 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

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An event every week that begins at 3:00 pm on Friday, repeating until November 17, 2023

Fridays, November 3, 10, 17, 3:00-4:30pm (pre-screening of film at 12:00pm)

Setting as Character: Five Films Echoing Imagery in Abandon in Place: The Worlds of Anna Audette

$50 (Members 10% discount)

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Dr. Mark J. Schenker, Former Senior Associate Dean and Dean of Academic Affairs in Yale College

Mark Schenker, formerly of Yale College, returns to FloGris to extend his How to Read a Film approach—focusing on three famous American movies from the 1940s, all true cinema classics, in which the family home/estate is effectively a character in the film.

November 3 • Rebecca (1940) • Alfred Hitchcock • RT: 130 mins

November 10 • Citizen Kane (1941) • Orson Welles • RT: 119 mins

November 17 • The Magnificent Ambersons (1942) • Orson Welles • RT: 88 mins

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This exhibition has been made possible by the generous support of CT Humanities, the Department of Economic and Community Development, Connecticut Office of the Arts, HSB, The Aeroflex Foundation, The David T. Langrock Foundation, Mrs. Kathryn Parsons and Mr. J. Geddes Parsons, Mr. Wayne Harms and Mrs. Barbara Harms, Mr. and Mrs. Jeb Embree, as well as donors to the Museum’s Annual Fund.

Educational & Travel Program Refund Policy
No refunds for Broadway bus trips or Miss Florence’s Teas after transaction is complete. Refunds for programs over $20 are subject to a $20 cancellation fee. Refunds (less $20 fee) are offered for cancellations made prior to a program’s noted refund date. Programs without a refund date can be cancelled one hour prior to event. No refunds after program takes place. To request a refund or to transfer program fee into a donation, please email (Updated February 2022)


November 3, 2023
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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