Film Screening «Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf» (1966)

We are pleased to invite you to the screening of the U.S. Embassy film series “Telling the American Story” award-winning feature film by Mike Nichols “Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?” (1966, 131 minutes) on January 17, at 6:00 PM in KUMU Auditorium.

“Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?” is a 1966 American drama film directed by Mike Nichols. The screenplay by Ernest Lehman is an adaptation of the play of the same title by Edward Albee. It stars Elizabeth Taylor as Martha and Richard Burton as George.

The film was nominated for thirteen Academy Awards, including Best Picture and Best Director for Mike Nichols, and is the only film to be nominated in every eligible category at the Academy Awards. All the four main actors of the film were nominated for Best Actor, Best Actress, Best Supporting Actor and Best Supporting Actress.

The film won five awards, including a second Academy Award for Best Actress for Elizabeth Taylor and the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for Sandy Dennis.

Introductory remarks by William O’Connor, Assistant Public Affairs Officer at the U.S. Embassy Tallinn.

The movie screens in English.
The screening is free of charge.

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