Wed. Feb 24: Paths of Glory film in Massapequa Park

February 17, 2010 at 7:01 am Leave a comment

The Great South Bay Forum on Current Affairs
presents their
Winter Film/Talk Festival

Wednesday, February 24, 2010 at 7:30 PM

Massapequa Public Library/Bar Harbor Building
at 40 Harbor Lane, Massapequa Park
(There are two Massapequa libraries.
Make sure you choose the correct one!)

Paths of Glory
Featuring Kirk Douglas
Directed by Stanley Kubrick

Moderated by Jack Bilello , prominent local resident, who has published several successful novels, historian, and is a popular public speaker

Kubrick’s Paths of Glory is set in World War I, and reenacts the Battle of the Marne where French and British soldiers engaged in trench warfare against German troops. The film’s unexcelled gripping photography of trench warfare adds to its compelling dramatic interest. But millions perished on both sides battling for the gain of a few meters. Surely events like this strengthened General Dwight Eisenhower’s belief that war is cruel, stupid and futile.

The dramatic storyline focuses on the attempts of elite French officers to scapegoat and execute low-ranking soldiers to cover up their own ineptitude. Ike also berated military governance for not being a model of democracy.

Come and see how this award winning 1957 classic film still has relevance today,

Free Admission Ample Time for Discussion

Coffee and Refreshments Served from 7:15 to 9:00 PM

For Information or Directions call: (516) 795-1085 or (516) 799-4088

Co-sponsors: PeaceSmiths, The Long Island Alliance for Peaceful Alternatives, Long Island Progressive, Coalition, Pax Christi, Veterans for Peace


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