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October 9, 2017
Title: GREAT EXPERIMENTERS IN FILM: EcstacyVenue: National Gallery of Art / WashingtonCategory: FilmDate: 10.22.2017 - 10.22.2017Time: 16.30 hDescription: GREAT EXPERIMENTERS IN FILM: Ecstacy On October 22, at 4:30 pm the National Gallery of Art will present director Gustav Machatý's  Ecstacy (Exstase) one of the most widely viewed films of all time, in the East Building Auditorium. In the film, Eva (Hedy Lamarr) abandons her marriage to find happiness in the arms of a handsome engineer. The film was highly  controversial for its time for being the first to show nudity. (Dir. Gustav Machatý, 1932, 83 min., Czech with English subtitles) Admission is free. Reservations are not required.