THE WEDDING MARCH introduced by Victoria Riskin, with post-film Q&A
Friday, March 15
♪ Live piano accompaniment by Steve Sterner
Victoria Riskin, daughter of Robert Riskin and Fay Wray, will introduce Erich Von Stroheim’s silent masterpiece THE WEDDING MARCH (1928). Following the film, Victoria will sit down with Repertory Program Director Bruce Goldstein for an audience Q&A and then a book signing in the lobby.
Victoria Riskin adapted Willa Cather’s My Antonia for television and was a producer of Carson McCullers’s The Member of the Wedding as well as The Last Best Year, based on her experience as a psychologist. Riskin was president of the Writers Guild of America West and served for twelve years as a director of Human Rights Watch. She lives in Martha’s Vineyard with her husband, David W. Rintels. Her new book Fay Wray and Robert Riskin: A Hollywood Memoir (Pantheon) will be available for purchase at our concession.