LPA Cinema Series: The Line King: The Al Hirschfeld Story
The Line King:The Al Hirschfeld Story (1996, 87 minutes)
Screening introduced by director Susan W. Dryfoos
This Oscar-nominated documentary is a portrait of Al Hirschfeld featuring rare home movies, special appearances by his celebrity subjects, and interviews with his late wife Dolly Haas, and daughter, Nina. The artist emerges as a brilliant, delightful, quirky, and compassionate observer of humanity.
Screening is presented in conjunction with exhibition The Line King’s Library.