Steve Massa Book Talk Tonight

LameBrains-frontcoverTonight, October 7, Steve Massa will discuss silent comedy and his recent book Lame Brains & Lunatics  at the NY Public Library for the Performing Arts at Lincoln Center. Some rare silent shorts will also be shown.
In addition to his work with the Silent Clowns Film Series,  Steve has curated and organized film programs for the Museum of Modern Art, the Library of Congress, the Museum of the Moving Image, the Smithsonian Institution, and the Pordenone Silent Film Festival. In addition to working with archives to help identify “unidentified films,” he has contributed commentary tracks and articles to many comedy DVD collections such as  Kino Video’s Buster Keaton: the Short Films Collection, as well as The Forgotten Films of Roscoe “Fatty” Arbuckle, and Becoming Charley Chase.

Monday, October 7th at 6pm
LPA Cinema Series: 
Meet the Scholar: Steve Massa

Library for the Performing Arts, 3rd floor screening room.
** free admission **


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