Dr. Christina Lane, chair of the Department of Cinema and Interactive Media and director for the Norton Herrick Center for Motion Pictures Studies, is introducing a screening of Frank Sinatra’s A Hole in the Head and holding a Q&A for HistoryMiami on February 18 at 5:30 p.m.
The event helps kick off HistoryMiami’s multimedia exhibition Sinatra: An American Icon, opening March 4, curated by the Grammy Museum in Los Angeles and commemorating the entertainer’s 100th birthday.
A Hole in the Head was filmed in Miami Beach’s art deco hotels and palm tree-lined beaches during the late 1950s. Lane is a renowned academic on film history and was most recently interviewed by WPGL for its special on Miami Beach’s Centennial. Lane’s scholarly interests include American film directors, women and the media, and Florida cultural history.
Sponsored by the Norton Herrick Center for Motion Pictures Studies, the screening takes place at HistoryMiami, 101 West Flagler Street, Miami, FL 33130 on February 18, 5:30-8 p.m. RSVP for this free screening by visiting, http://www.historymiami.org/events/details/sinatra-on-film/2016-02-18.