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Sunday, January 20 • 12:30pm - 3:00pm
"Local Hero" with special guest Peter Riegert

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Join us for an afternoon screening of Bill Forsyth's classic 1983 film "Local Hero" with an in-depth onstage interview with co-star Peter Riegert, in conversation with Marc Hershon.

Up-and-coming Houston oil executive "Mac" MacIntyre (Peter Riegert) gets more than he bargained for when a seemingly simple business trip to Scotland changes his outlook on life. Sent by his colorful boss (Burt Lancaster) to the small village of Ferness, Mac is looking to quickly buy out the townspeople so his company can build a new refinery. But after a taste of country life Mac begins to question whether he is on the right side of this transaction. Co-presented by the California Film Institute   $20, All Ages

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Marc Hershon

Marc Hershon, executive producer of Succotash, the Comedy Soundcast Soundcast, likes to think of himself as a Renaissance Man minus the Black Plague. He tends to do a number of things concurrently which is how he’s managed, in the past 30+ years, to be a radio announcer, produce... Read More →
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Peter Riegert

PETER RIEGERT has been acting, writing, directing and producing for over 45 years. His movies include: “Animal House,” “Local Hero,” “Crossing Delancey,” “Chilly Scenes Of Winter,” “Coldblooded,” “Utz,” “Oscar,” “Passed Away,” “The Mask,” “Traffic... Read More →

Sunday January 20, 2019 12:30pm - 3:00pm
Castro Theatre 429 Castro Street, San Francisco, CA 94114

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