O.J.: Made in America
Location: Bartos Screening Room
With producer Caroline Waterlow in person
1:00–4:00 p.m. Part One
4:30–7:30 p.m. Part Two
8:00–9:40 p.m. Part Three
Ticket purchase includes admission to all three parts.
Dir. Ezra Edelman. 2016, 467 mins. Digital projection. It is perhaps the defining cultural tale of twentieth-century America, one that centers around two of our country’s greatest fixations: race and celebrity. O.J.: Made in America explores these themes in tracing a personal journey, from how Orenthal James Simpson first became a football star, to why the country fell in love with him off the field, to his being accused of murdering his ex-wife, his subsequent acquittal, and later conviction for another crime. A saga of race, celebrity, media, violence, and the criminal justice system, it continues to fascinate, polarize, and even develop new chapters two decades later. From Peabody and Emmy-award winning director Ezra Edelman, O.J.: Made in America was commissioned by ESPN Films’s “30 for 30” series, yet has also screened throughout the country as an epic feature film event. Nominated for four Cinema Eye Honors and the Gotham Award for Best Documentary.
Please note: Due to unforeseen circumstances, Ezra Edelman will not be able to attend.
Tickets: $15 (free for members at the Film Lover level and MoMI Kids Premium levels and above). Order tickets online. (Members may contact firstname.lastname@example.org with questions regarding online reservations.)