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Williams at the Movies: Eight Men Out
July 12 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
This summer film series celebrates notable contributions by Williams College alumni to the feature film industry. We hope to have some surprise guests along the way, and urge you to consider making an entire evening of it by enjoying a special prix fixe dinner available @ $35.00 pp++ (choose two courses) before and after the movie in the Bar & Grill.
During the movie, enjoy complimentary popcorn. A concession stand will also be available for sales of beer, wine and soda, mixed nuts, cheese plates, crudités, sliders and warm pretzels starting at 5:30.
The series will be introduced by Professor Jerry Carlson ’72, a film historian and Chair of the Department of Media & Communication Arts at The City College of The City University of New York.
July 12 – Eight Men Out
“Eight Men Out”, written & directed by John Sayles ’72, is a dramatization of a Major League Baseball scandal, in which eight members of the Chicago White Sox conspired with gamblers to intentionally lose the 1919 World Series. This film stars John Cusack, Michael Lerner, Christoper Lloyd, Charlie Sheen, and David Strathairn ‘70.