Gilda @ MCASD La Jolla

March 23, 2009 – 9:10 pm


GildaThursday, March 26 > 7 PM
MCASD La Jolla

MCASD co-presents Charles Vidor’s classic film, Gilda, with San Diego State University’s Department of English & Comparative Literature. Sex-symbol par excellence Rita Hayworth burns up the screen in her signature role as a femme fatale in this 1946 film noir classic. With its cabal of hoods and Nazis, the real magic of Gilda rests on the sexy shoulders of the one-and-only Hayworth who juggles the affections of the men in her life (played by Glenn Ford and George Macready) as a love triangle unfolds against the backdrop of an illegal casino in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Professor Bill Nericcio, chair of SDSU’s Department of English & Comparative Literature, will introduce the film and participate in a post-screening Q&A session with MCASD Film Curator Neil Kendricks.

ADMISSION: $5 MCASD Members, Students, Seniors; $7 General

MCASD’s Film Program is made possible by grant support from The James Irvine Foundation, the Institute of Museum and Library Services, and contributors to MCASD’s Annual Fund Campaign. Institutional support for MCASD is provided in part by the City of San Diego Commission for Arts and Culture.

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