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Film Focus: West Side Story (Online)

May 23 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

The story of Romeo and Juliet was reimagined in the 1957 musical West Side Story, The 1961 film adaptation was followed 60 years later by the 2021 Spielberg film remake for a new generation. In this discussion we will contrast the film of today with the original. There is no shortage of opinions contrasting the old versus the new. What are your observations, preferences, and why?

Watch the films on your own before joining the discussion! Both adaptations can be found on various streaming services.

Sandi Sacks will lead our discussion. Janet Rose facilitates.

Click to join at start | Zoom ID 838 1778 1084 | Passcode 675527

If you would like to lead a discussion, please contact jrose@nysec.org

Notice: This session has been rescheduled from Sunday, May 22.

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Date:
May 23
Time:
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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