Film Festival to Kick Off John Ford: Poet in the Desert
Chicago, IL (October 2013)
[Chicago, IL] Chicago author Joseph Malham will present A John Ford Film Festival, taking place at Hilton/Asmus Contemporary, 716 N. Wells St., Chicago, IL on October 11, 12 and 13, 2013, and featuring three classic John Ford Films to be screened and discussed with a reception after.
Hilton/Asmus Contemporary and Joseph Malham are proud to present A John Ford Film Festival to celebrate the release of Malham's book: John Ford: Poet in the Desert and to commemorate the 40th anniversary of the director's death. The three day festival will spotlight three of the director's classic works: Stagecoach (Friday, October 11, 7:30 p.m.), How Green Was My Valley (Saturday, October 12, 7:30 p.m.) and The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance (Sunday, October 13, 5:00 p.m.).
Malham's book, published by Lake Street Press in Chicago, is an intimate look at the life and work of a man considered the greatest poet of the American cinema. The films will be introduced by three guest speakers, including the author himself, and copies of the book will be available for purchase and autographing.
This event is free and while RSVPs are not required, seating is limited and they are recommended to insure space for all. For more information, please call or write the author (info at top of page) or visit www.hilton-asmus.com or www.lakestreetpress.com.
Joseph Maham is an iconographer and artist at St. Gregory the Great Church in Chicago. His first book, By Fire into Light: Four Catholic Martyrs of the Nazi Camps, tells the stories of four heroic figures who transcended the horrors of persecution during the Second World War. To learn more about Joseph Malham, visit www.JosephMalham.com.
John Ford: Poet in the Desert, Original Trade Paperback, 344 pages, 14 photos, $21.95. (Lake Street Press, November, 2013)