Remembering Gene Wilder

Remembering Gene Wilder
  • Friday April 26, 2024 4:00 PM
  • Friday April 26, 2024 6:00 PM
  • Friday April 26, 2024 8:00 PM
  • Saturday April 27, 2024 5:00 PM
  • Sunday April 28, 2024 12:00 PM
  • Sunday April 28, 2024 2:00 PM
  • Sunday April 28, 2024 4:00 PM

This loving tribute to Gene Wilder celebrates his life and legacy as the comic genius behind an extraordinary string of film roles, including his first collaboration with Mel Brooks in The Producers, the enigmatic title role in the original Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory, and his inspired on-screen partnership with Richard Pryor in movies like Silver Streak. It is illustrated by a bevy of touching and hilarious clips and outtakes, never-before-seen home movies, narration from Wilder's audiobook memoir, and interviews with a roster of brilliant friends and collaborators.

96 minutes


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