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Film Screening & Director Talk: Edgar Allen Poe: Buried Alive
December 6, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday, December 6, 2017
6:30 pm-9:00 pm
Newton Free Library, 330 Homer St., Newton Centre
The film, featuring Tony Award-winning and Emmy-nominated actor Denis O’Hare, explores the misrepresentations of Poe as an alcoholic madman akin to the narrators of his horror stories. This documentary received a production grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities. Eric Stange, Director and Producer, will be on hand for the Question & Answer portion. We will also be joined by Paul Lewis, Professor of English at Boston College, the presi-dent of the Poe Studies Association, the curator of three exhibitions on literary Boston, and a founding member of the editorial board of HUMOR: International Journal of Humor Research. Free; just show up. Location: Druker Auditorium