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  • Al and Louise Hirschfeld, 1996
    Photo: Pamela Stansfield
  • Al Hirschfeld with director Susan Dryfoos
  • Milos Forman at Al’s drawing board, 2009
  • Al with Lauren Bacall
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THE LINE KING: THE AL HIRSCHFELD STORY

4:50

Saturday, December 29

Q&A with Director Susan Dryfoos and Louise Hirschfeld Cullman, moderated by Bruce Goldstein

(1996, Susan Warms Dryfoos) 90-something Al Hirschfeld (he died in 2003 at age 99) talks about his life and work: his childhood in St. Louis, a short-lived sculpting career, a Paris sojourn, and his 70 years as the “Line King” of Broadway. Oscar-nominated for 1996 Best Documentary Feature. Following the screening, director Dryfoos and Al’s wife Louise Hirschfeld Cullman will be interviewed by Bruce Goldstein, with audience Q&A. 35mm. Approx. 86 min.​

Reviews

“The warm, witty and sensitive documentary he deserves… some of the freshest archival footage, including Hirschfeld home movies and travelogues, you could ever see.”
The Los Angeles Times