Alert Today Film Series: The Manchurian Candidate

Feb 20 2014
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Russell Special Collections Building

Where: Auditorium (Room 271), Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries
When: Thursday, February 20, 2014; 7:00-9:00PM (Doors open at 6:30)

Inspired by the ongoing exhibit Alert Today, Alive Tomorrow: Living with the Atomic Bomb, 1945-1965 on display in the Russell Library Gallery, this film series will explore cultural manifestations of nuclear anxiety and the Cold War politics of the time period. Each film in the series is curated and introduced by Dr. Christopher Sieving (UGA Department of Theatre and Film Studies). Light refreshments provided during intermission.

More About The Film…
The Manchurian Candidate (1962): A former Korean War POW is brainwashed by Communists into becoming a political assassin. But another former prisoner may know how to save him. Starring Frank Sinatra and Angela Lansbury. (Run Time: 126 minutes)

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