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Reel Women for Real Women: Can You Ever Forgive Me (2018, R) (ML)

Event Type: Films
Age Group(s): Adults
Date: 3/26/2019
Start Time: 6:00 PM
End Time: 8:30 PM
Description:
 Lee Israel made her living in the 1970's and 1980's profiling the likes of Katharine Hepburn, Tallulah Bankhead, Estee Lauder and journalist Dorothy Kilgallen. When Lee is no longer able to get published because she has fallen out of step with current tastes, she turns her art form to deception.

An adaptation of the memoir "Can You Ever Forgive Me?" - the true story of best-selling celebrity biographer Lee Israel.

Director: Marielle Heller
Screen Play: Nicole Holofcener and Jeff Whitty
Starring: Melissa McCarthy, Richard E. Grant, Dolly Wells, Jane Curtin.
Time: 1 hour 46 minutes
Type: Biography, Comedy, Crime
Library: Main Library    Map
Location: Meadows Comm. Rms. A-B
Other Information:
 Co-sponsored by the AAUW Elgin Area Branch. A film and discussion focused on women’s issues. No registration.