American Masters: This Is Bob Hope . . .
5:00 p.m. Reception
6:00 p.m. Screening followed by Panel Discussion
8:00 p.m. Book Signing
Join us for the premiere of American Masters: This Is Bob Hope . . .! Following the documentary screening, Kimberly Guise, Assistant Director for Curatorial Services, will moderate a panel including Linda Hope, Chair/CEO of the Bob & Dolores Hope Foundation and Bob’s daughter; Michael Kantor, series Executive Producer; John Scheinfeld, the filmmaker; and Richard Zoglin, author of the critically acclaimed biography Hope: Entertainer of the Century.
American Masters, THIRTEEN’s award-winning biography series, celebrates our arts and culture. Launched in 1986, the series has set the standard for documentary film profiles, accruing widespread critical acclaim. Awards include 72 Emmy nominations and 28 awards—10 for Outstanding Non-Fiction Series since 1999 and five for Outstanding Non-Fiction Special—12 Peabody Awards, three Grammys, an Oscar, two Producers Guild Awards for Outstanding Producer of Non-Fiction Television, and the 2012 IDA Award for Best Continuing Series. Now in its 30th season on PBS, the series is a production of THIRTEEN Productions LLC for WNET and also seen on the WORLD channel.
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