Event Detail

Thursday, November 2, 2017

Americans in Paris Film Series: “An American in Paris”

Presented in conjunction with the exhibition “Louise Blair Daura: A Virginian in Paris”
7:00 – 9:30 pm

Join the Georgia Museum of Art for films discussed by scholars, filmmakers and students. Each film will include a 15-minute introduction by a guest speakers and short conversations about the film following the screening.

Gene Kelly stars as Gerry, an American expatriate painter in postwar Paris. Struggling to find success in both art and love, he meets and falls in love with Lise (Leslie Caron), who turns his life upside down. This lavish musical, with its gorgeous dance sequences and beautiful, frequently melancholic Gershwin score, won the Academy Award for best picture. Directed by Vincente Minnelli. (1951, NR, 113 min.)

Part of UGA's 2017 Spotlight on the Arts. Sponsored by the University of Georgia Parents Leadership Council.