Thursday, February 13
*Following the 7:00 screening, filmmaker Stig Björkman, who is coming in from Sweden especially for this screening, will chat with Film Forum Repertory Director Bruce Goldstein.
(1972, Stig Björkman) “The film deals with an American singer (played by Diana Sands in one of her last roles, before her untimely death in 1973 at the age of 39) who’s in Stockholm to perform at a concert, where she falls in love with a white Vietnam war deserter played by Dirk Benedict (who of course would later go on co-star in TV’s The A Team with Mr. T).” – Shadow and Act. With Minnie Gentry. Screenplay by Maya Angelou. 35mm print courtesy Swedish Film Institute. Approx. 91 min.