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The Fountainhead

Date:
Wednesday, November 02, 2011
Time:
7:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Event Type:
Screening
Organizer/Author:
Florence
Email:
Phone:
510-681-8699
Location Details:
Humanist Hall
390 27th Street
uptown Oakland, between Telegraph and Broadway
http://www.HumanistHall.org


Film evenings begin with potluck refreshments and social hour at 6:30 pm,
followed by the film at 7:30 pm, followed by a discussion after the film.

The Fountainhead
by King Vidor

Based on the famous novel, The Fountainhead, by philosopher Ayn Rand, this classic feature film, made in Hollywood, is the story of heroic architect Howard Roark. An uncompromising idealist, Roark believes he can balance his values with the needs of society. His mentor disagrees and encourages him to compromise his integrity rather than suffer for his artistic goals. The novel was adapted for the film almost exactly as Ayn Rand prescribed — she was the screen writer for this film version of her novel. The film is actually a dramatization of Ayn Rand’s controversial objectivist philosophy that promotes individual rights. It’s a beautifully made black-and-white film noir from 1949.

Wheelchair accessible around the corner at 411 28th Street

$5 donations are accepted
Added to the calendar on Thu, Oct 13, 2011 7:27PM
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