On January 16, 2016 at 6:00PM crime drama Anatomy of a Murder (1959) has been shown and discussed.
John C. Engstrom, Resident Legal Advisor, U.S. Embassy, Kyiv presented the film and lead an after film discussion.
Based on the best-selling novel by Robert Traver (the pseudonym for Michigan Supreme Court justice John D. Voelker), Anatomy of a Murder is 1959 American courtroom crime drama. The most popular film by Hollywood provocateur Otto Preminger, was groundbreaking for the frankness of its discussion of sex—but more than anything else, it is a striking depiction of the power of words.
Viewers liked the progressive-jazz musical score is provided by Duke Ellington, who also appears in a brief scene.
22 patrons enjoyed the showing. Mostly students of Kyiv Mohyla Academy, National Taras Shevchenko University, six employees and one lecturer.