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Films of DeNiro and Scorsese, Kathryn Bigelow Kick off New Year at George Eastman House

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The Dryden Theatre at George Eastman House kicks off 2010 with some great film series, including a look at the collaborations between Robert DeNiro and Martin Scorsese; a series of four films by critically acclaimed director Kathryn Bigelow; and a Rochester exclusive screening of Black Dynamite, a spoof of 1970s low-budget movies.

Dryden celebrates the films of DeNiro and Scorsese

The Dryden Theatre shines a spotlight on the filmmaking relationship between powerhouse actor Robert DeNiro and celebrated director Martin Scorsese, with a film series in January and February titled Eight Portraits of the Obsessive:  The films of Robert DeNiro and Martin Scorsese.

“Many fans would consider DeNiro to be Scorsese’s most important collaborator, having made eight movies together - all of which focus attention on obsessed characters who vainly try to adjust the world to their vision of how it should be, no matter what destruction it brings,” said Jim Healy, assistant curator of motion pictures for George Eastman House.

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