Friday, January 22 @ 7:30 p.m.
Often imitated but never duplicated, "The Movie That Inspired Me" is an occasional series in which leading directors, actors, writers and other filmmakers present films that have influenced their life and art. The Archive's Honorary Chairman and series curator Curtis Hanson hosts. Tonight's guest, Kathryn Bigelow, is one of Hollywood's most innovative filmmakers and her most recent movie, The Hurt Locker, was one of the most critically-acclaimed American films of 2009. Kathryn Bigelow has selected Sam Peckinpah's The Wild Bunch (1969) for the evening. Read more »
IN PERSON: Kathryn Bigelow and screenwriter-director Curtis Hanson (moderator).
Several other westerns this month as well.