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‘Lawrence of Arabia’ to be shown on big screen

By Staff | Apr 8, 2010

BIG ARTS presents the annual “Director Series,” with film discussion led by Sanibel resident, Sid Picker. This year’s series features films by British writer/director David Lean, who worked on a plethora of highly successful films of varying genres over the course of a long career.

“Lawrence of Arabia” will be shown Wednesday, April 14, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., please note change to film time. Considered Lean’s masterpiece, this seven Oscar winner tells the story of Lawrence’s fabled flight-and-fight during World War I, and brought Peter O’Toole to stardom. This film has been called “the most visually stunning movie ever made” and has made many “top films of all time” lists. Admission is $5. Film will be shown with surround sound in high definition using a high-quality screen and projector.

For the complete listing of BIG ARTS films, to purchase tickets, to sign up for workshops, or to become a member, stop by BIG ARTS, 900 Dunlop Road Sanibel, call (239) 395-0900, e-mail info@BIGARTS.org, or log on to www.BIGARTS.org.