Film Series

Thursday, January 24, 2008
The Films of Emile de Antonio

Part of The Films of Emile de Antonio

Date + Time

Thursday, January 24, 2008
5:30 p.m.

Location

Phyllis Wattis Theater

Overview

In the Year of the Pig, 1968, 103 min.

Perhaps the most radical film ever nominated for an Academy Award, In the Year of the Pig examines the historical roots of the Vietnam War and argues polemically for its end. The film's political provocation roused the interest and scrutiny of FBI Director J. Edgar Hoover, who developed an extensive file on de Antonio. This screening features a recently restored print.

Admission + Ticketing

$5 general, students, and seniors; free for SFMOMA members or with museum admission (requires free ticket, which can be picked up in the Haas Atrium). Double features: films offered on the same date are included in one ticket. Tickets are available at the Museum (with no surcharge) or online.

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