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Please be advised: the Museum will be open on Wednesday, June 19, 12:00–6:00 p.m. for the Juneteenth holiday.


The Big Bang


With James Toback in person 

Dir. James Toback. 1989, 81 mins. With Don Simpson, Elaine Kaufman, Veronica Geng, Darryl Dawkins, Emma Astner. Who are we? Where did we come from? Where are we going? These are just some of the grand questions posed by James Toback, to an unlikely group of subjects, including a basketball star, an ex-mobster, a Holocaust survivor, a boxer, a movie producer, and more. As in Seduced and Abandoned, Toback appears on camera, trying to finance the film. Toback will introduce the film and participate in a discussion following the screening.

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