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Moonlight & Movies: Modern Times

Modern Times (1936)
Directed by Charles Chaplin
Shown: Charles Chaplin (as A factory worker)

Aug 15, 2019 @ 6:00 pm9:30 pm

Museum of the City of New York

1220 Fifth Avenue at 105th Street
New York NY

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Suggested Ages: 6-7 to Adult Friendly, Adult Friendly

See a screening of Charlie Chaplin’s 1936 masterpiece Modern Times, his final outing as the Little Tramp, this time starring as an inept factory worker caught in the cogs and gears of modern industrialization. Introduced by historian Dr. Joshua Freeman, author of Behemoth: A History of the Factory and the Making of the Modern World, a global history of the rise of the factory and its effects on culture and society. Before the film, join happy hour outside on the Museum’s Terrace with live music from singer/songwriter Zoe Allyn.

Movie ticket includes a drink voucher. Additional drinks and snacks available for purchase.

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