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<i>Why Man Creates</i>. 1968. USA. Produced and directed by Saul Bass
  • Why Man Creates

    1968. USA. Saul Bass. 29 min.

  • The Ten-Year Lunch: The Wit and Legend of the Algonquin Round Table

    1987. USA. Aviva Slesin. 56 min.

Introduced by and Q&A with Slesin

Friday, February 10, 2012, 7:00 p.m.

Theater 2 (The Roy and Niuta Titus Theater 2), T2



  • Why Man Creates

    1968. USA. Produced and directed by Saul Bass. Written by Bass, Mayo Simon. “I was trying to demonstrate in both the content and form of the film the nature of the creative process. And, in passing, to celebrate the variety, the richness and importance of the creative vision” (Saul Bass). 29 min.

  • The Ten-Year Lunch: The Wit and Legend of the Algonquin Round Table

    1987. USA. Produced and directed by Aviva Slesin. Hosted by Heywood Hale Broun. The result of years of dedication by director Slesin, this inspired film grants us a seat at the legendary 1920s-era gatherings of literary and theatrical writers and critics at the Algonquin Hotel. 56 min.

In the Film exhibition Oscar's Docs, 1950–87: Creative Expression

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