American Graffiti (1973)

This collection of feature films inspired by and about popular music complements the America’s Music film and discussion series.
Hollywood's Music film series
Saturday, April 20, 2013
1:30pm @ Central Library

A pre-Star Wars George Lucas directed this tuneful charmer about recent high school grads (Richard Dreyfuss, Ron Howard, Cindy Williams) preparing to leave for college in 1962. Their long night on the town is choreographed to an astonishing collection of early rock recordings. (110 minutes; PG)