"The Irishman"

2019 American epic crime film 

6:30 p.m. Friday, March 13, 2020
Page Hall, UAlbany downtown campus
135 Western Avenue, Albany
Free and open to the public. See map

(United States, 2019, 209 minutes, color)
Directed by Martin Scorcese.

Starring Robert De Niro, Al Pacino and Joe Pesci


A major film event of 2019, this gangster movie about the disappearance of Jimmy Hoffa is based on the book I Heard You Paint Houses by homicide investigator and true crime author Charles Brandt.


Brandt will appear at the Albany Film Festival on Saturday, March 28.​

Classic Film Series

About The Classic Film Series

The NYS Writers Institute’s Classic Film Series, presented with support from Marc Guggenheim, UAlbany Class of ‘92, features screenings of domestic and international films of distinction and film festivals devoted to the work of particular directors, producers, or screenwriters.

The series has included rare films culled from archives and private collections, pre-release screenings from major studios, contemporary international offerings, as well as classics made in the U.S. The Institute will launch the Albany Film Festival in March 2020.

Some of the filmmakers and screenwriters who have visited the Institute have included Hal Ashby, Hector Babenco, Costa-Gavras, Tomas Gutierrez-Alea, James Ivory and Ismail Merchant, Neil Jordan, Spike Lee, Albert Mayseles, Gordon Parks, Sr., Raoul Peck, D.A. Pennebacker and Chris Hegedus, Bob Rafelson, Phil Alden Robinson, Wallace Shawn, Ron Shelton, Christine Vachon, Agnes Varda, and Robert Wise, and Doug Wright.

Classic Film Series