Members Screening of Citizen Jane: Battle for the City
Citizen Jane is a timely tale of what can happen when engaged citizens fight the power for the sake of a better world. Arguably no one did more to shape our understanding of the modern American city than Jane Jacobs, the visionary activist and writer who fought to preserve urban communities in the face of destructive development projects. Director Matt Tyrnauer (Valentino: The Last Emperor) vividly brings to life Jacobs’ 1960s showdown with ruthless construction kingpin Robert Moses over his plan to raze lower Manhattan to make way for a highway, a dramatic struggle over the very soul of the neighborhood. (2016, dir. Matt Tyrnauer, 92 min.)
A Q&A with director Matt Tyrnauer follows the screening.
This advance screening is exclusive to Hammer members. Kindly RSVP to the membership department by Sunday, April 23. RSVP is first come, first served.
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Citizen Jane will open at the Nuart Theater on April 28. Purchase tickets.
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Location: Billy Wilder Theater
Ticketing: This advance screening is exclusive to Hammer members. Kindly RSVP to the membership department here by Sunday, April 23.
Parking: Under the museum, $6 flat rate after 6 p.m. Cash only.
Food and drink may not be carried into the Billy Wilder Theater. Read our food, bag check, and photo policies.