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LPA Cinema Series: The Line King: The Al Hirschfeld Story

November 18, 2013

Program Locations:

New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter Auditorium

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.