The "What About Bill Murray"
film series kicks off with a bang on April 13 with the man himself,
actor Bill Murray, arriving for a Q&A. Murray will answer
questions from the audience at 9:30 pm in the BAM Howard Gilman
Opera House following simultaneous screenings of "Quick
Change" (1990), "Nothing Lasts Forever" (1984),
"Ghostbusters" (1984) and "Lost in Translation"
(2003), for which he garnered a Best Actor Oscar nomination.
The Q&A will be moderated by New York Times film critic Elvis
On April 22, at 7 pm, BAM will offer a sneak preview of the new Jim Jarmusch film "Coffee and Cigarettes," a collection of the director’s old and new black-and-white shorts - one of which features Murray. [The sneak preview is for BAM Cinema Club members only. Call (718) 636-4129 to join.]
The "Bill Murray" film series continues through May 5. A limited number of $8 general admission mezzanine and balcony tickets remain for the April 13 talk. Tickets for the films are $10.
The screenings and Q&A take place at the Brooklyn Academy of Music, 30 Lafayette Ave. at Ashland Place in Fort Greene. For the complete schedule of films, visit the Web site at www.bam.org.