Veteran filmmaker and Altman collaborator Allan Nicholls will present Altman’s seldom-seen gem, Buffalo Bill and the Indians, and provide an insider’s perspective on Altman’s unique directorial style, his use of collaboration, and his work with actors.
• Sunday, September 11
• Screening at 6:30 pm
• Post-screening discussion to follow
• Doors open at 5 pm for drinks on the patio – BYOB
& BYO Friends and Family BBQ
• Suggested donation: $2 – $20
• plus: “Buffalo Bill and the Great Salisbury Train Wreck” – a look
back with David Fairbanks Ford at 6 pm
Squeeze the last drop out of summer and relax at the Main Street Museum! • Bring some BBQ, enjoy a drink and prepare to be entertained by Robert Altman’s Buffalo Bill and the Indians, or Sitting Bull’s History Lesson. Based on the Arthur Kopit play Indians, the film’s all-star cast includes Paul Newman, Geraldine Chaplin, Will Sampson, Joel Grey, Harvey Keitel, and Burt Lancaster. A movie described by Vincent Canby of the New York Times as “often very funny and always fascinating.”
Join us for a lively post-screening discussion after the movie! • Longtime Robert Altman collaborator Allan Nicholls gives an insider’s perspective on Altman’s groundbreaking directorial style, his legendary relationships with actors, his multilayered audio and camera work, his gift for encouraging collaboration on the set, and much more.
~ A collaboration between WRIF and the Main Street Museum ~