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Location la: Redstone Theater

Introduced by Molly Haskell, author Steven Spielberg, A Life in Films

Dir. Steven Spielberg. 2012, 149 mins. 35mm. With Daniel Day Lewis, Sally Field, David Strathairn. Screenplay by Tony Kushner. During President Lincoln’s tumultuous final months in office, he pursues a course of action to end the Civil War, unite the country, and abolish slavery. One of Steven Spielberg’s greatest works, with a screenplay by Tony Kushner, the film features an uncanny and indelible performance by Daniel Day-Lewis. The great film critic Molly Haskell, whose new book is Steven Spielberg, A Life in Films, will introduce the screening, which will be followed by a book signing in the Museum Store.

Tickets: $15 (Free for members at the Film Lover and MoMI Kids Premium levels and above). Order tickets online. (Members may contact with any questions regarding online reservations.)

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