**Prior to the actual film screening, we will present the context and show the value of each selected film. After viewing each film, a film historian or scholar will reexamine these films of the past and amplify their relevance.
Touch of Evil, by Orson Wells and starring Charlton Heston and Janet Leigh. This is about corruption and morally-compromised obsessions.
Follow-up film discussion with theatre professionals, will include:
Ward Haarbauer, Professor Emeritus of Theatre and Retired Associate Dean of Art and Humanities at UAB
Jesse Bates, retired director of theatre, Alabama School of Fine Arts
William Gantt, founder of the Southern Literary Trail and Director, U of A Department of Theatre and Dance
Ralph Voss, retired Professor of English, University of Alabama