MJFF-The Automat Sun 3-10 11:00 AM Free Work in Progress Screening PMA
Documentary / 2020 / USA / 80 min Free Sneak Peak Screening with Director
Horn & Hardart Automats were Americas first major fast-food chain. Filmmaker Lisa Hurwitz investigates the rise and fall of this unique institution that bridged the diversity of class, language, gender and race in the urban melting pots of the East Coast. Featuring interviews with Mel Brooks, Elliott Gould, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Colin Powell and many others who loved visiting the Automat.
Director Lisa Hurwitz attending to discuss this work in progress.
This event is free but tickets are required to attend. There is no charge for reserving tickets.
Portland Museum of Art (View)
7 Congress Street
Portland, ME 04101
|Kid Friendly: No|
|Dog Friendly: No|
|Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!|