Fahrenheit 451

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Saturday, April 18, 2009, 3:00 p.m.
Thursday, April 23, 2009, 7:00 p.m.

Phyllis Wattis Theater

This adaptation of Ray Bradbury's classic novel explores the extremes of censorship, centering around a society where all printed material is banned. Guy Montag, a fireman whose job it is to burn books, begins to question his job when he meets Clarisse and begins to steal, and read, the forbidden literature.

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François Truffaut, 1966, 112 min., 16mm

Image: François Truffaut, Fahrenheit 451 (still), 1966; photo courtesy Photofest NYC