SaturdaySCREENINGS – Cradle Will Rock (1995)

October 3, 2009 - 8:00 PM to 10:00 PM

Directed by Tim Robbins

Art is never dangerous — unless it tells the truth

Even as labor strikes erupt across  Depression-era-era America, New York City launches its own cultural revolution. Orson Welles, Diego Rivera, John Houseman, and other young artists tackle government attempts to squelch a “radical’ musical drama. This film captures the often-volatile dynamic between art and politics in 1930s America — and the gulf between privilege and poverty.

Joan Cusack, John Cusack, Bill Murray, Vanessa Redgrave, Susan Sarandon, John  Turturo, Emily Watson, Cherry Jones, Hank Azaria.

“Terrific…emotionally stirring story…topnotch cast”-All Movie Guide

Best Supporting Actress (Watson): London Critics Award, Special Achievement in Filmmaking: National Board of Review, Online Film Critics Society Awards: Best Ensemble Cast.

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