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Classic Film Series: "The Seagull"

  • UAlbany downtown campus, 135 Western Avenue, Albany, NY 12203 Albany, NY 12203
  • Dates: February 7, 2020
  • Time: 7:30 PM
  • Price: Free
  • Overview

    The film adaptation of Anton Chekhov’s classic play features an all-star cast including Annette Bening, Saoirse Ronan, Elizabeth Moss and many others.

    Director Michael Mayer, who will appear at the Albany Film Festival  -- https://www.albanyfilmfestival.org/  --  on Saturday, March 28, at the University at Albany, won the 2007 Tony Award for Best Direction of a Musical for "Spring Awakening," which also won the award for Best Musical.

    After directing on- and off-Broadway for more than 15 years, Mayer made his feature film directorial debut with A Home at the End of the World, starring Colin Farrell and Robin Wright Penn, in 2004. He went on to make the family film "Flicka "(2006), an adaptation of the story My Friend Flicka.

    Presented free and open to the public by the NYS Writers Institute's Classic Film Series.

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