Entrance to the film series is included with Museum Admission during New-York Historical’s Pay-as-you-wish Friday Nights (6 – 8 pm). No advanced reservations. Tickets are distributed on a first-come, first-served basis beginning at 6 pm. New-York Historical Society members receive priority.
WWI and Its Legacy in Film
Join us for the New-York Historical Society’s film series, featuring opening remarks by notable directors, writers, actors, and historians. Organized in conjunction with The Armory Show at 100: Modern Art and Revolution, these classic films take us through the trenches of the Great War and provide insight into how this conflict, unprecedented in scale, reshaped the 20th century.
Paths of Glory (1957)
In one of his first major films, Stanley Kubrick teams up with Kirk Douglas to provide an unapologetic look at the futile and dehumanizing nature of war. Directed by Stanley Kubrick. Starring Kirk Douglas. 88 min.
Michael Korda is a best-selling author and the former Editor-in-Chief of Simon & Schuster. As an editor, he worked with an incredible array of authors, including Presidents Carter, Reagan, and Nixon, as well as Kirk Douglas, Larry King, and David McCullough.
The Robert H. Smith Auditorium at the New-York Historical Society, 170 Central Park West, New York, NY 10024