“I am Not an Animal!”
Join Dann Gire (film critic of Chicago’s suburban newspaper THE DAILY HERALD, as well as the founder and president of the Chicago Film Critics Association, and adjunct instructor at Aurora and Harper Colleges in Illinois) and Raymond Benson (novelist, author of 20 books, former official author of James Bond books, film historian, and Film History instructor at the College of DuPage in Glen Ellyn, Illinois) as they examine how Hollywood’s view of the disabled has drastically changed since Todd Browning’s 1932 film “Freaks.” Clips from “The Miracle Worker,” “The Best Years of Our Lives,” “A Beautiful Mind,” “Mask,” “The Elephant Man,” “Shine” and many others will be shown and discussed. See Schaumburg Township District Library for more details.
THURSDAY, April 1, 7:30pm
Schaumburg Township District Library
130 S. Roselle Road