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Art in the Form of Film: Dr. Strangelove (1964) with Paul Marino

October 16, 2020, 5:45 pm - 9:00 pm

Movie Night at The Hub:

Art in the Form of Film with Paul Marino

Dr. Strangelove (1964) 
Friday, October 16, 5:30-9pm 

Released during the height of the cold war, this film was instantly immersed in controversy. Dr. Strangelove is what you might call a scary comedy. Funny because of the great comedic antics of Peter Sellers, who plays three different roles, and scary because the plot revolves around a general who goes rogue and launches, without presidential approval, a nuclear bomb. The hotly debated question thus raised by the film was whether it was actually possible for a single unstable individual to launch such an attack. To this day, the question still hangs in the air like a giant mushroom cloud. But why get all anxious worrying about such a nightmare, when instead Sellers’ inventiveness can set you laughing at the absurdity of a full-on nuclear war? Instructor Paul Marino will introduce the film, raise questions to ponder and host a post-viewing discussion. Movie Night sponsor: Tina Pritchard.

Fee: $7 includes glass of wine or bottle of water. Limited seating available. You may secure your seat in advance by calling or stopping by The Hub. Masks are required.

The Hub on Canal, located at 132 Canal Street, New Smyrna Beach, Florida, in the heart of the New Smyrna Beach Arts District. For more information and to register, visit www.theHUBoncanal.org or phone 386.957.3924.


October 16, 2020
5:45 pm - 9:00 pm
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