“If you want a vision of the future, Winston, imagine a boot stamping on a human face forever.”
1984 (made in 1984) starring John Hurt
and Richard Burton
screens Tuesday April 4th at The St. Louis Public Library Central Branch (1301 Olive Street St. Louis) at 6:30pm. The post-screening discussion includes Sarah Kendzior, a St. Louis-based journalist, author of “The View
from Flyover Country,” and an expert in authoritarian regimes; Gregory Magarian, professor of law at Washington University and expert in free speech and law in politics; and James Scott
, emeritus professor of English at Saint Louis University, specialist in 19th and 20th-century British literature, and documentary filmmaker.This is a Free event.
Cinema St. Louis joins more than 90 art-house movie theaters and film organizations across the country in a National Screening Day of “1984” (Michael Radford
, U.K., 1984, 111 min.). The screenings will occur in 81 cities, which are located in 35 states and one Canadian province.