The Grifters (1990; R)

The Library continues a monthlong celebration of Hollywood and its annual Academy Award coronation by spotlighting one of its most notable Oscar … nonwinners. Annette Bening earned a nomination, but no statuette, for her turn as a vampy, unapologetic con artist in the noirish crime drama The Grifters (1990; R).
Date of Event: 
Saturday, February 8, 2020 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm
Room: 
Durwood Film Vault
Audience: 
Adults
Movie - Film Screening
The list of actors who’ve won Academy Awards is long and distinguished. So is the roll of those who haven’t. The Library this month screens five films that earned nominationsbut not statuettesfor five notably Oscar-less stars: Tom Cruise, Annette Benning, Harrison Ford, Sigourney Weaver, and John Malkovich.

SATURDAYS AT 1:30 P.M.
Stanley H. Durwood Film Vault
Central Library, 14 W. 10th 
February 1 Born on the Fourth of July (1989; R)
February 8 The Grifters (1990; R)
February 15 Witness (1985; R)
February 22 Gorillas in the Mist (1988; PG-13)
February 29 In the Line of Fire (1993; R)