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AFI Silver Theatre
between Georgia and Fenton 8633 Colesville Road Silver Spring, MD 20910
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The screening will feature an introduction by author and Film Noir Foundation founder and president Eddie Muller, as well as a post-screening panel discussion with author and cultural critic Stanley Crouch, and Edgardo C. Krebs, anthropologist, Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History. The panel will be moderated by Muller. Following the panel discussion, copies of both Stanley Crouch’s “Kansas City Lightning: The Rise and Times of Charlie Parker” and Richard Wright’s “Native Son” will be available for sale and signing in the lobby.

Stanley Crouch is an American author, journalist, jazz writer and cultural critic. His most recent book is “Kansas City Lightning: The Rise and Times of Charlie Parker.”

Edgardo C. Krebs is an Argentine social anthropologist and a researcher at the National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution.

Eddie Muller, founder and president of the Film Noir Foundation, is a writer, filmmaker and noted noir historian. His books include “Dark City: The Lost World of Film Noir,” “Dark City Dames: The Wicked Women of Film Noir,” and “The Art of Noir: Posters and Graphics from the Classic Film Noir Era.”

About the Ticket Supplier: AFI Silver Theatre

AFI Silver Theatre is the national theatre of the American Film Institute and one of the nation’s premier film centers. AFI Silver offers a year-round program of the best in American and international cinema, featuring a dynamic mix of retrospectives, special events, on-stage guest appearances, specialty first-run films, festivals, premieres, and educational programs, in a theatrical setting of the highest standards. Anchored by the stunningly restored 1938 Silver Theatre, the three-screen AFI Silver Theatre and Cultural Center is a state-of-the-art film and digital media exhibition venue that serves as a national model for preserving and honoring our shared film and film-going heritage.