Starr Forum: Friday Flicks

January 23, 2015 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm
1 Amherst Street, Cambridge

Screening of "Hearts and Minds" 
(Peter Davis, USA 1974)

Film screening and discussion with John Tirman, executive director and principal research scientist, MIT Center for International Studies. Author of "Deaths of Others," and many other books and publications. 

Hearts and Minds is a 1974 American documentary film about the Vietnam War directed by Peter Davis. The film's title is based on a quote from President Lyndon B. Johnson: "the ultimate victory will depend on the hearts and minds of the people who actually live out there". The movie was chosen as Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature at the 47th Academy Awards presented in 1975. The film premiered at the 1974 Cannes Film Festival.

Free & open to the public | Refreshments served