No charge for Four Arts Members
5:30 p.m. screening only
Q&A with former CIA Operative Jonna Mendez to follow
R (for language, violence)
Oscar winner for Best Picture, Adapted Screenplay, and Film Editing
Acting under the cover of a Hollywood producer scouting a location for a science fiction film, a CIA agent launches a dangerous operation to rescue six Americans in Tehran during the U.S. hostage crisis in Iran in 1979. Following the screening, former CIA operative Jonna Mendez will answer questions about this once-highly-classified tale, which stars Ben Affleck in the role of Tony Mendez, her husband.
Related lecture: Argo: The Movie and the True Story with Jonna Mendez