Noir Film Festival Brings Classic Billy Wilder Films To Crest Theatre
Insight with Beth Ruyak, Capital Public Radio
July 19, 2017
The California Museum and the Film Noir Foundation are co-hosting the “Light And Noir Film Festival” at the Crest Theatre. Eddie Muller, the founder and president of the Film Noir Foundation as well as host of “Noir Alley” on Turner Classic Movies, will host the event and be holding a Q&A session between the two films.
The festival will feature two classic noir films by Billy Wilder, starting with “Double Indemnity” followed by “Sunset Boulevard.” Insight host Beth Ruyak spoke with Amanda Meeker from the California Museum and Dr. Robert Kirschner from the Skirball Center in Los Angeles about the traveling Hollywood history exhibit that runs through October.
Insight producer Cody Drabble spoke with Eddie Muller about the legacy of Billy Wilder as a filmmaker. The film festival starts on Saturday July 22 with “Double Indemnity” at 5:00 p.m. and “Sunset Boulevard” at 7:00 p.m.