What: 

The Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History kicks off a three-day film festival of Clint Eastwood movies.

When: 

Friday, June 22, 2012 – 5:30pm

Where: 

National Museum of American History
14th Street and Constitution Avenue
Note: Use the Constitution Avenue entrance

The second film festival in the Classic Film Series highlights the films of Clint Eastwood in the Warner Bros. Theater. The private screening of Unforgiven—celebrating its 20th anniversary—will feature brief interviews with actors Frances Fisher and Saul Rubinek. Fisher is known for her work in television, theater and film, including roles in Unforgiven (1992) and Titanic (1997). Rubinek has worked in many capacities, including as supporting actor in Unforgiven and director of Jerry and Tom (1998).

The evening of June 22 begins with a light reception with western dress encouraged. Participants can view a new display of objects related to these classic films and the history of Warner Bros. “You Must Remember This” includes costumes worn by Eastwood, Bette Davis, Jeff Daniels and Martin Sheen. The public festival schedule is available at http://americanhistory.si.edu/filmseries.

The public portion of the festival features The Outlaw Josey Wales, Saturday, June 23, at 1 p.m. and The Eastwood Factor, an intimate look at Eastwood’s more than three decades of creating films for the Warner Bros. Studio narrated by Morgan Freeman, at 6 p.m. Pale Rider will be shown Sunday, June 24, at 1 p.m. A discussion about the films and opportunity to view “You Must Remember This” precede each screening.

Note to press: Media must RSVP to cover this event. Event tickets are sold out; limited seating in the theater is currently available. A photo op will take place before the reception begins. Interviews with talent may be scheduled to take place earlier in the day. Email NMAHPublicAffairs@si.edu.

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