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“Flickering Treasures: Rediscovering Baltimore’s Forgotten Movie Theaters”
A book talk by Amy Davis
Co-hosted by Johns Hopkins University Press

Amy Davis, an award-winning photojournalist for the Baltimore Sun, has been documenting Baltimore movie theaters for more than a decade. Her new book from JHU Press, Flickering Treasures, pairs vintage black-and-white images of downtown movie palaces and modest neighborhood theaters with her own stunning full-color photographs, inviting us to imagine Charm City’s past as we confront today’s neglected urban landscape. Amy joins us to discuss the creation of her beautiful and fascinating book, sharing the stories behind the photographs and some of the engaging reminiscences she heard along the way—from moviegoers,theater owners, ushers, and the likes of Barry Levinson and John Waters.

Reservations required. Cost per Lunch & Lecture: $24 plus surcharge and sales tax. We will begin promptly at 12:30 pm with Lunch including Beverage and Dessert, followed by the Lecture.
The author will gladly sign your copy after the presentation.

Lunch & Lecture
Friday, September 29, 2017 12:30 PM