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"A Tribute to Philip Seymour Hoffman" movie series begins in July

Created: 06/18/2014 10:45 AM WHEC.com

The Dryden Theatre at George Eastman House will be screening more than a dozen films as part of a series to remember Fairport native Philip Seymour Hoffman.

Hoffman was found dead inside his New York City apartment in February from an apparent drug overdose.

"Hoffman was one of the screen's most versatile, daring, and prolific actors whose performances were not only a delight to watch, but often transcended the films themselves," said Caroline Yeager, assistant curator, Moving Image Department, George Eastman House. "The Dryden is honored to be hosting a major retrospective of his work, as a way to remember a man who became one of the most revered actors in the world, yet who never forgot his roots. He was a great friend to George Eastman House, and we miss him dearly."

The first part of the series, "A Tribute to Philip Seymour Hoffman" starts in July with the following films:

Boogie Nights (1997)
Wednesday, July 2, 8 p.m.

Happiness (1998)
Wednesday, July 9, 8 p.m.

Magnolia (1999)
Wednesday, July 16, 8:30 p.m.

State and Main (2000)
Wednesday, July 23, 8 p.m.

Love Liza (2002)
Wednesday, August 6, 8 p.m.

25th Hour (2002)
Wednesday, August 6, 8 p.m.
 
Along Came Polly (2004)
Wednesday, August 13, 8:30 p.m.

Capote (2005)
Wednesday, August 20, 8 p.m.
 
Mission: Impossible III (2006)
Wednesday, August 27, 8 p.m.

The second part of the series will run from September through October and will include the following films: Owning Mahowny, Charlie Wilson's War, The Savages, Doubt, Synecdoche, New York, Pirate Radio and The Master. Show times will be announced at a later date.

Tickets can be purchased online or at the Dryden Theatre Box Office. Admission is $8 for general public and $6 for students and museum members.





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