Unforgiven (1992)

The Library continues this month’s celebration of Gene Hackman’s 90th birthday and catalogue of great acting performances, spotlighting his Oscar-winning portrayal of sadistic sheriff William “Little Bill” Daggett in the masterful, Clint Eastwood-directed Western Unforgiven (1991; R).
Date of Event: 
Saturday, January 18, 2020 1:30 pm
Durwood Film Vault
Movie - Film Screening

GQ magazine summed up Gene Hackman’s career like this: “Seventy-nine movies. Two Oscars. Not one bad performance.” It made him one of the greatest actors of his generation, known for the emotional honesty and naturalness of his characters. Celebrating Hackman’s 90th birthday on January 30, the Library spotlights four of his memorable roles.

Stanley H. Durwood Film Vault
Central Library, 14 W. 10th 

January 4 The Royal Tenenbaums (2001; R)
January 11 Mississippi Burning (1988; R)
January 18 Unforgiven (1992; R)
January 25 The Birdcage (1996; R)