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Online exclusive! Available 7/17 - 8/27.

FLANNERY

United States | 2019 | Elizabeth Coffman, Mark Bosco, S.J.

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The life, work, and legacy of Southern Gothic literary icon Flannery O'Connor (1925-1964), author of Wise Blood, is explored in this new documentary narrated by Mary Steenburgen and featuring interviews with Hilton Als, Alice Walker, Tommy Lee Jones, Conan O'Brien, and others. The film looks at this shy, funny, devout, disabled author from Georgia through her own writings and cartoons, archival footage, and conversations with those who knew her best. "An extraordinary documentary that allows us to follow the creative process of one of our country’s greatest writers." –Ken Burns. Cleveland premiere. 97 min.

Flannery, a Cinematheque streaming exclusive, can be watched online from 7/17 thru 8/27 via the link below. (Doing so supports the Cinematheque.) Screening fee is $10, and after renting the film, you have 24 hours to watch it.

A four-part live virtual discussion series will be available for any participating organizations: The Modern Consciousness: A 'Flannery' Discussion Series will feature guest moderators and panelists alongside the filmmakers for conversations 'On Race' (Monday, July 20); 'On Faith' (Monday, July 27); 'On Disability' (Monday, August 3) and 'On Craft' (Monday, August 10) in relation to O'Connor's work and writings. More information on these virtual events, which audiences can participate in via the film's Facebook Live stream, to come.

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