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The Great Dictator (NR)

Join us for our third installment of our ESSENTIAL VIEWING series in partnership with University of Cincinnati's Center of Film and Media Studies where UC proffesor choose films that they deem "Essential Viewing".

All films will be introduced and followed by a Q & A discussion with UC Professors.

THE GREAT DICTATOR (1940) presented by Valerie Weinstein.

Once again - the whole world laughs!

With a 92% on Rotten Tomatoes, the Critics Consensus: "Charlie Chaplin demonstrates that his comedic voice is undiminished by dialogue in this rousing satire of tyranny, which may be more distinguished by its uplifting humanism than its gags."

Synopsis: Dictator Adenoid Hynkel tries to expand his empire while a poor Jewish barber tries to avoid persecution from Hynkel's regime.

See the whole Series! All shows at 7:00pm

August 19: The BIG SLEEP with Joe Horine

September 26: THE TESTAMENT OF DR. MABUSE with Evan Torner and Nick Pinkerton

October 15 THE GREAT DICTATOR with Valerie Weinstein

November 19: CITIZEN KANE with Todd Herzog

December 3: SEX, LIES AND VIDEOTAPE with Stan Corkin

Showtimes for
Tuesday, October 15

7:00

Details

Comedy , Drama
2 hr. 6 min.
Opens October 15th, 2019

Director

Charles Chaplin

Writer

Charles Chaplin

Cast

Charles Chaplin
Jack Oakie
Reginald Gardiner

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