The American Center, in collaboration with Cine Darbaar, will be hosting “Hollywood’s All Time Favorite Musicals” Film Festival. The festival will be a journey into American musicals, highlighting the development of the musical genre. The screenings will be accompanied by interactive sessions on film-related topics, including the emergence of musicals, Gene Kelly and musicals, and a critical look at contemporary musical films by the team from Cine Darbaar. Following the movies, there will be quizzes with exciting prizes, and a competition where participants will be invited to write a programming note on a series of American films they would like to curate.
The festival begins on August 19 at 6:00 p.m. Entry is free and open to all, but a photo identity card is required for access to the American Center.
The following films will be shown:
The Broadway Melody, Friday @ 3:00 p.m.
Top Hat, Friday @ 6:00 p.m.
An American in Paris, Saturday @12:00p.m.
Gigi, Saturday, Saturday @ 3:00 p.m.
Singing in the Rain, Saturday @ 6:00 p.m.
West Side Story, Sunday @ 12:00 p.m.
Saturday Night Fever, Sunday @ 3:00 p.m.
Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street, Sunday @ 6:00 p.m.