The Life of Émile Zola
Tuesday, May 13, 1:30 p.m.
- FREE; no reservations
ABOUT THE PROGRAM
This fictionalized biography of French author and activist Émile Zola (Paul Muni) depicts his friendship with painter Paul Cézanne, his rise to fame with the publication of Nana, and his paramount defense of Alfred Dreyfus—a Jewish officer in the French army unjustly accused of treason.
Directed by William Dieterle. (1937, 116 min. No MPAA rating.)