Seven Years Bad Luck (USA / Max Linder / 1921)
Hosted by Dr. Dana Cooley (New Media)
Wednesday, March 14, 2018
6 – 9 PM
Lethbridge Public Library Theatre Gallery
A broken mirror brings bad luck to superstitious Max. Max Linder's 1921 slapstick comedy sets the bar, providing inspiration for the comedic heavyweights that follow, including Charlie Chaplin, the Marx Brothers, and Abbott and Costello.
The New Media Film Series is dedicated to showcasing a selection of films that have contributed to our understanding of cinema’s achievements, and signal directions for its future. Initiated and sponsored by the Department of New Media, various scholars from the University of Lethbridge will introduce and screen their choices for films that advance the art form. Please join us twice a month as we explore together the parameters of various masterful cinematic accomplishments. Sponsored by the University of Lethbridge's Department of New Media and the Lethbridge Public Library.