Evening at the Apollo Theatre

Evening at the Apollo Theatre

Thursday, March 20, 2014

Apollo Theatre
19 East College Street
Oberlin, OH
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7:00 p.m. GORE VIDAL: THE UNITED STATES OF AMNESIA
9:00 p.m. A FRAGILE TRUST: PLAGIARISM, POWER, AND JAYSON BLAIR AT THE NEW YORK TIMES

The Cleveland International Film Festival is delighted to once again earn the support of Oberlin College to hold a double-feature at the historic Apollo Theatre, which dates back to 1914.

PARKING: Free parking can be found on the street or in the lot behind the theater.

Films:

Gore Vidal: The United States of Amnesia

USA
Directed By Nicholas Wrathall
Running Time: 89 Minutes

Whether it’s trading blows with William F. Buckley, smashing homosexual taboos in mainstream literature, or casually insulting presidential intelligence, Gore Vidal is a man of opinions. Venerated by many as the last great American intellectual, this captivating documentary weaves in... {more}

A Fragile Trust: Plagiarism, Power, and Jayson Blair

USA
Directed By Samantha Grant
Running Time: 76 Minutes

Scandal struck the New York Times when it was discovered that prolific Times reporter Jayson Blair plagiarized a story about a missing soldier in Iraq. Investigations revealed this was just one of a stunning series of fabrications and plagiarisms he... {more}

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