Celebrate Marcel Proust’s 152nd Birthday, with the Proust Center at Jefferson Market Library
6:00 PM – 7:30 PM
The Jefferson Market Library is thrilled to invite you to celebrate Marcel Proust’s 152nd birthday in collaboration with the Proust Center. Join us on Monday, July 10th, from 6 to 7:30 PM for an encore screening of the documentary “Marcel Proust: A Writer’s Life.”
To ensure seating availability, registration is required for this event. Don’t miss the opportunity to delve into the fascinating life and work of Marcel Proust. The documentary expertly weaves together personal anecdotes and historical context, featuring interviews with esteemed writers such as Dame Iris Murdoch, Shelby Foote, and writer-critic Roger Shattuck. The film also includes dramatizations of key scenes from Proust’s life, complemented by rare archival footage. Notable archival interviews with Jean Cocteau, François Mauriac, and Celeste Albaret, Proust’s longtime friend and assistant, further enrich the narrative.