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In Jackson Heights

In Jackson Heights
3 PM

Event Details

Date & Time:

Mon April 18, 2016
3 PM


The Block Museum of Art
40 Arts Circle Drive
Evanston, IL 60208


Open to the public


4/18/16 3PM FREE
(Frederick Wiseman, 2015, US, DCP, 190 min.)

For more than fifty years master documentarian Frederick Wiseman has been exploring American institutions and social structures with a sharp eye for nuance and an influential observational approach. In this, his most recent film, Wiseman trains his lens on the extraordinary diversity found in the titular Queens, New York, neighborhood. Shopkeepers, religious groups, LGBT activists, longtime denizens, newly arrived gentrifiers, and a thick stew of ethnicities, races, and languages all combine in what is one of Wiseman’s most moving, and political, works. “An immersive celebration of democracy.”—A.O. Scott, New York Times

The screening will be followed by a Q&A moderated by Northwestern professor Debra Tolchinsky.

In Person: Frederick Wiseman

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