Join a special gallery tour guided by Emily Teeter, PhD, Egyptologist and Special Exhibit Coordinator of the Oriental Institute Museum, followed by a screening of some of America’s favorite vintage and campy films on ancient Egypt. Films are screened in the Oriental Institute’s atmospheric Breasted Hall. Seating is available on a first-come, first-served basis.
Optional pre-screening thematic gallery tour starts 5:15pm in the lobby; Screening begins at 6pm.
Land of the Pharaohs
(1955. Directed by Howard Hawks, staring Jack Hawkins and Joan Collins. 1h 46min)
A captured architect designs an ingenious plan to ensure the impregnability of tomb of a self-absorbed Pharaoh, obsessed with the security of his next life.