September 23 2012, 11:00am
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Family Flicks Film Series: Mr. Smith Goes to Washington


Family Flicks Film Series: Mr. Smith Goes to Washington

Recommended for ages 8+

Junior Senator Jefferson Smith (James Stewart) arrives for the first time in Washington, D.C., brimming with idealism. Jean Arthur is his street-smart secretary, who becomes swept up in his wish to create a national boys’ camp, despite cynical Washington wheeling and dealing. (1939, Dir. Capra, 35mm, b/w, 130 min.)

Preceded by:
Schoolhouse Rock! “Preamble”
(1975, Digital video, color, 3 min.)

Schoolhouse Rock! “I’m Just a Bill”

(1975, Digital video, color, 3 min.)

The UCLA Film & Television Archive and the Hammer Museum have teamed up for a matinee screening series of new and classic family-friendly films from around the world.

ALL HAMMER PUBLIC PROGRAMS ARE FREE. Seating is on a first come, first served basis. Hammer members receive priority seating, subject to availability. Reservations not accepted, RSVPs not required.

Parking is available under the museum for $3 for 3 hours.

Family Flicks is co-presented with UCLA Film & Television Archive.

Family Flicks is made possible, in part, through the generosity of supporters and friends of the Hammer Museum’s Kids’ Art Museum Project (K.A.M.P.). Additional support is provided by the Westwood Neighborhood Council.

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