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Film Noir Series - CRIME: Pulp, Art and Hollywood: D.O.A.

Thursday, April 4, 2013

6:00 PM-8:00 PM

Cost: Free and Open to the Public

Providence Public Library
150 Empire Street
Providence, RI 02903

Auditorium (3rd Floor)

D.O.A. (1950) – The end of an era of stylized film noir, D.O.A. is shot in black and white with superb cinematography and a driving plot. From the start we know where we are, “B” movie Hollywood, as a man comes into a police station to report his own murder.
The frantically paced plot revolves around a doomed man's quest to find out who has poisoned him, and why.

Film discussions will be led by Ron Hagell, BA, MFA – an experienced film writer/director who has taught screenwriting around the world (RISD, University of London, Frankfurt University
and more).

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