April 9, 2022
Lee Grant won Cannes’ Best Actress award and was Oscar-nominated at age 26; within the year, she was blacklisted for over a decade. Coming back strong, she won an Emmy for Peyton Place, then appeared in a series of modern movie classics, winning an Oscar for her brilliant comic performance in Shampoo. But a whole new career beckoned as the director of acclaimed documentaries (including an Oscar winner), both warm portraits of friends (Michael and Kirk Douglas, Sidney Poitier, et al.) and cutting edge films on women’s and gender issues.
Sunday, April 10, 6:10 show