Sunday, July 1, 2012

"Altitude With Attitude" Cabaret Film Series Friday Evenings: July 6-23, Rubin Museum




The American Alpine Club NY Section is proud to announce it is co sponsoring a series of dramatic, classic mountain films with the Rubin Museum of Art ( 7th Avenue & 17th Street). Each of these feature-length films will be introduced by a knowledgeable AAC member. Admission is free with a $7 bar minimum. Please note that each film begins at 9:30 PM, except the first which begins at 7:00 PM. Seating is cabaret style in the comfortable, state of the art Rubin Theater. If you are a new member, this is a chance to meet the presenters and well as socializing with fellow AAC members and Section officers.

LOST HORIZON
Friday, July 6, 2012 @7:00PM

1937, USA, Frank Capra, 132 min.
Starring Ronald Coleman, Jane Wyatt, Sam Jaffe, and John Howard

One of the great classic mountain films, Lost Horizon will be introduced by AAC member and documentary film maker Ted Vaill
Free with a $7 bar minimum. Reservations at 212-620-5000


THE MOUNTAIN
Friday, July 13, 2012 @9:30 PM

1956, USA, Edward Dmytryk, 105 min.
Starring Spency Tracy, Robert Wagner and Claire Taylor

An adventure story in the Alps, this film is based on the 1952 Henri Troyat novel,
La Neige en Deuil

Introduced by expedition leader and Explorers Club medalist Fritz Selby
Free Admission with a $7 bar minimum.

K-2
Friday July 20, 2012 @9:30PM

1991, USA, Franc Roddam, 102 Min.
Starring Michael Biehnm Matt Craven and Annie Grindlay


Adapted from the stage play, K-2 marked new advances in adventure film making, complete with avalanches and other disasters.

Introduced by AAC Executive Director and K-2 climber Phil Powers
Free with a $7 bar minimum


SEVEN YEARS IN TIBET
Friday, July 27, 2012 @9:30PM

1997, USA, Jean-Jacques Annaud, 134 Min.
Starring Brad Pitt, David Thewlis, BD Wong, and Mako

A film based on moutaineer Henrich Harrer's encounters with the young Dalai Lama.

Presenter to be announced.
Free with a $7 bar minimum

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