Screening & Live Event
The King's Speech
In person: Director Tom Hooper and actresses Claire Bloom and Jennifer EhleDir. Tom Hooper. 2010, 118 mins.
This event is sold out.This film about the suddenly crowned King George VI, who takes power while England is on the brink of World War II, and must learn to overcome a debilitating stutter, is one of the year’s best-reviewed and most honored films. The remarkable ensemble cast includes Colin Firth, Geoffrey Rush, Claire Bloom, Helena Bonham Carter, Clair Bloom, and Jennifer Ehle. Director Tom Hooper, Claire Bloom, and Jennifer Ehle will be present for a discussion following the screening.
Tickets: $15 public / $10 Museum members / Free for Silver Screen members. Silver Screen members should call 718.777.6800 to reserve their tickets.
Note: Colin Firth is unable to attend, due to an unexpected change in his schedule.