Rebecca (1940)
Bernard and Irene Schwartz Classic Film Series
Antonio Monda
Fri, May 16th, 2014 | 7:00 pm


This event is part of the New-York Historical Society's spring 2014 Free Fridays programs, sponsored by Bank of America. Entrance to the film series is free during the Museum's Pay-as-you-wish Friday Nights (6 – 8 pm). No advanced reservations. Tickets are distributed on a first-come, first-served basis beginning at 6 pm. New-York Historical Society members receive priority.


Justice in Film
Join us for the New-York Historical Society’s film series, featuring opening remarks by notable directors, writers, actors, and historians. This series will explore how film has tackled social conflict, morality, and the perennial struggles between right and wrong that are waged from the highest levels of government to the smallest of local communities.

Rebecca (1940)
Award-winning filmmaker, novelist, and critic Antonio Monda introduces Hitchcock’s psychological thriller starring Joan Fontaine as a new bride struggling with the pervasive memory of her husband’s deceased first wife. Directed by Alfred Hitchcock. Starring Laurence Olivier, Joan Fontaine, George Sanders. 130 min.


Antonio Monda teaches in the Film and Television Department at New York University. He has directed several documentaries, including the award-winning feature film Dicembre, which was presented at the Venice Film Festival.


The Robert H. Smith Auditorium at the New-York Historical Society, 170 Central Park West, New York, NY 10024


The New-York Historical Society is grateful to Bank of America for its generous support of all Free Fridays programs.

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