Thursday, February 25, 2016
TIME: 11:30 am – Bar opens; 12:15 pm – Lunch;
1-2 pm –Presentation and Q & A
PRICE: $25 Members; $30 Non-members (includes lunch); $10 Lecture only
EVENT TYPE: Speaker Luncheon
Hollywood comes to the WNDC when The Washington Post film critic Ann Hornaday previews the 88th annual Academy Awards, just three days before the Oscars night. She will discuss some of the best-and some of the worst– films of 2015. she will also talk about the art of film criticism and other issues related to the motion picture industry.
Ms. Hornaday has been a Post film critic since 2002. Previously, she was a film critic for The Austin American-Statesman and The Baltimore Sun. She also worked for The New York Times.
She grew up in Des Moines, Iowa, and began her career at Ms. Magazine where she was an assistant to Gloria Steinem. Ms. Hornaday is a 1982 cum laude graduate of Smith College. In 2008, she was a finalist of the Pulitzer Prize in criticism.
The Smith College Club of Washington, DC is cosponsoring this event.