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New Media Film Series
RUNNING ON EMPTY
(USA / Sidney Lumet / 1988)
Hosted by Professor Blake Evernden (Department of New Media)
Wednesday, April 3, 2019
6:30 PM | Lethbridge Public Library Theatre Gallery
In 1971, Arthur and Annie Pope blew up a napalm lab to protest the war. Ever since then they have been on the run from the FBI. They chose their lives. Now their son must choose his.
Nominated for Academy Awards for Best Supporting Actor and Best Original Screenplay.
“Lumet is one of the best directors at work today, and his skill here is in the way he takes a melodramatic plot and makes it real by making it specific.”
– Roger Ebert