Alfred Hitchcock Film Festival
THE SUSPENSE IS KILLING YOU: ALFRED HITCHCOCK FILM FESTIVAL
Mondays, August 2—30 (except August 16), 6:30 pm
Do mysteries excite you? Stories of espionage, maybe? Abduction? How about…murder?
One of the most popular & critically-acclaimed film directors of all time, Alfred Hitchcock created exquisite horror films for thrill-seeking audiences. “Give them pleasure,” he said. “The same pleasure they have when they wake up from a nightmare.”
Join staffer Chris Boerger for a collection of classic thrillers from the master of suspense.
- August 2: The Lady Vanishes (1938)
A socialite searches for a missing woman whom fellow train passengers claim never existed.
- August 9: Shadow of a Doubt (1943)
A young woman suspects her beloved uncle is a serial killer. Hitchcock’s favorite of his American films.
- August 16: “Taking a week off. Not doing so would be murder.”
- August 23: Notorious (1946)
Three lives become entangled during an espionage operation involving Nazis, uranium, and South America. Starring Cary Grant and Ingrid Bergman.
- August 30: Rear Window (1954)
A nosy, homebound photographer believes his neighbor is a murderer. Starring Jimmy Stewart and Grace Kelly.
* All movies are shown in large-screen digital projection, and start promptly at 6:30 pm.
Questions? Call Circulation at 486-2951.