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Director/writer/comedian/producer Woody Allen rose from writer on Sid Caesar’s “Your Show of Shows” to stand-up comedian to cinema auteur.

In this series we focus on the years from 1973 to 1986, including his transition from slap-stick comedies to films with more substance and thought.

  • Jul 9: Sleeper (1973)
    In this futuristic comedy, a musician/store owner is revived out of cryostasis into a future world to fight an oppressive government. Also stars Diane Keaton.
  • Jul 16: Annie Hall (1977)
    Allen’s winner of the Academy Award® for best picture, about Alvy Singer, a comedian who tries to figure out what went wrong in his relationship to Annie (Diane Keaton). Allen’s transition to a more complex comedy structure and treatment.
  • Jul 23: Manhattan (1979)
    The life of a divorced television writer, planning on writing a book, dating a teenage girl, is further complicated when he falls in love with his best friend's mistress. Also stars Meryl Streep, Diane Keaton and Mariel Hemingway, and backed by an all-Gershwin score.
  • Jul 30: Stardust Memories (1980)
    Allen inspired by Fellini: a filmmaker attends a retrospective of his work, and recalls his live and loves. Allen considers this to be one of his best films. Also stars Charlotte Rampling, Jessica Harper and in her film debut, Sharon Stone.
  • Aug 6: Hannah and Her Sisters (1986)
    Tells the connected stories of an extended family over two years that begins and ends with a Thanksgiving dinner. Stars Allen, Mia Farrow, Michael Caine, Max Von Sydow and Barbara Hershey.

Brief Bio

Philip Harwood currently lectures at 92nd Street Y and LIU: C.W. Post. He was the coordinator for Lifelong Learning at Queens College, where he also coordinated the annual Summer Film Festival. He is also a published author.

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