Join the Georgia Museum of Art for films discussed by scholars, filmmakers and students. Each film will include a 15-minute introduction by a guest speakers and short conversations about the film following the screening. Presented in conjunction with the exhibition “Louise Blair Daura: A Virginian in Paris.” “An American in Paris,” with its gorgeous dance sequences and beautiful, frequently melancholic Gershwin score, won the Academy Award for best picture. Gene Kelly stars as Gerry, an American expatriate painter in postwar Paris. Struggling to find success in both art and love, he meets and falls in love with Lise (Leslie Caron), who turns his life upside down. Directed by Vincente Minnelli. (1951, NR, 113 min.) Part of UGA's 2017 Spotlight on the Arts.
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