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Lincoln with Tony Kushner and Harold Holzer in person


Advance reservations are no longer being taken. Tickets may become available at the door on a first-come, first-served standby from 6:00 p.m. onwards.

Followed by a conversation with screenwriter Tony Kushner and Lincoln scholar Harold Holzer

Dir. Steven Spielberg. 2012, 149 mins. DCP. DreamWorks Pictures/Twentieth Century Fox in association with Participant Media. With Daniel Day Lewis, Sally Field, David Strathairn, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, James Spader, Hal Holbrook and Tommy Lee Jones. Lincoln is produced by Steven Spielberg and Kathleen Kennedy, with a screenplay by Tony Kushner, based in part on the book Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln by Doris Kearns Goodwin.

During President Lincoln’s tumultuous final months in office, he pursues a course of action to end the Civil War, unite the country, and abolish slavery. How was one of the most important series of events in American history turned into one of the year’s most acclaimed movies? This special screening will be followed by an exclusive conversation with screenwriter and playwright Tony Kushner (Angels in America, Munich) and Lincoln scholar Harold Holzer, author of the official film companion book Lincoln: How Abraham Lincoln Ended Slavery in America.

Tickets: $25 public / $15 Museum members / Free for Silver Screen members and above.