Thursday, November 3, 2011
Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Auditorium, 3rd Floor
Run for Your Life (Judd Ehrlich, 2008, 95 min., NR). This documentary tells the story of Brooklynite Fred Lebow, avid runner and mastermind behind the creation of the New York City Marathon. Using archival footage and exclusive interviews with athletes and politicians, Emmy-nominated filmmaker Judd Ehrlich shows how one man united a city and sparked a worldwide fitness boom. Ehrlich will be in attendance for a Q&A after the screening. Free with Museum admission. As seating is limited, advance ticket purchase for general admission and a reserved seat at the screening is recommended via www.museumtix.com.