LOCAL>> Sh*t, Actually with Lindy West

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Presented by Commonwealth Club at Streaming Arts

Oct 29 2020
LOCAL>> Sh*t, Actually with Lindy West

NYT cultural commentator brings her trademark wit to the topic of beloved movies

It’s natural to feel protective of our favorite movies—they can inform the way we see the world, introduce us to complex themes, or remind us of a simpler time (like before we knew what racism and sexism were).

Writer Lindy West argues, however, that liking a movie doesn’t always mean that it’s actually good.

In her new book Shit, Actually: The Definitive, 100% Objective Guide to Modern Cinema, West uses her trademark wit to test the durability of 23 iconic movies and ask herself the important question: “How’d they hold up?”

Join West as she returns to INFORUM to discuss the joys and challenges of re-watching your favorite pieces of cinema and to teach us how to be critical of the trash we love.

This program is free, though we invite you to make a donation during registration; this is an online-only program, and you must pre-register for a link to the program.

West photo by Jenny Jimenez

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Free online access, donations invited, book available for purchase, register online

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6:00 pm

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