Literary Connections: Gatsby in Connecticut
F. Scott Fitzgerald's masterpiece, The Great Gatsby, has become synonymous with the lifestyle of the rich and famous on Long Island. But what if that connection is false? The argument that the real West and East Egg can be found on the other side of Long Island Sound is brilliantly argued in the 2020 documentary, Gatsby in Connecticut: The Untold Story. Join us for a screening of this film!
- Tuesday, December 6, 2022
- 7:00pm - 9:00pm
- Marx Family Black Box Theater
Featuring Sam Waterston and narrated by Keir Dullea (2001: A Space Odyssey), the documentary was selected by The New Yorker as one of the best movies of 2020. The 100-minute program includes a post-screening discussion with the director Robert Steven Williams.
Robert Steven Williams is an award-winning filmmaker, novelist, musician, songwriter, and entrepreneur. His company, Against the Grain Productions, makes documentaries and short films for not-for-profit organizations.