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Film Screening: Remembering Gene Wilder

June 30 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

On Sunday, June 30th at 2pm, come over to Houston Congregation for Reform Judaism to see this enrapturing and heartfelt documentary, which takes a close look at the life and career of Gene Wilder, from his Jewish upbringing in Milwaukee, to his early stage work, to his breakthrough collaborations with Mel Brooks and Richard Pryor, to his marriage to Gilda Radner and beyond.

Using a variety of touching and hilarious clips and outtakes, never-before-seen home movies, narration from Wilder’s audiobook memoir and interviews from a roster of brilliant collaborators including Mel Brooks, Alan Alda, Carol Kane, Harry Connick, Jr., Rain Pryor, Karen Wilder (Gene’s wife) and Peter Ostrum, who portrayed Charlie in one of the Gene’s most memorable roles, Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory, this film shines a light on an essential performer, writer, director and all-around mensch!

Watch the trailer here!

Popcorn, lemonade, coffee and water will be provided for your enjoyment. Wrap up your month of June by watching a film at HCRJ! Please RSVP to Justin at 713-782-4162 or Justin@hcrj.org.

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Date:
June 30
Time:
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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HCRJ