Jul 8th 2020

Charlie Kaufman: Antkind

@ Chicago Humanities Festival

Opening Wednesday, July 8th, from 7PM - 8PM

Join Academy Award-winning screenwriter Charlie Kaufman for a conversation about his debut novel, Antkind.

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Can one film save humanity from the pitfalls of modernity? Academy Award-winning screenwriter Charlie Kaufman (Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind), explores this question in his stunning debut novel. Antkind is the story of B. Rosenberger Rosenberg, an underappreciated film critic and the only person to have seen what he deems to be a destroyed cinematic masterwork. Believing the film is capable of saving civilization and his career, Rosenberg sets out on an artistic quest to reproduce its genius. Like his fictitious antihero, Kaufman explores the power of imagery, cinema, and visual narrative in transforming the future.

Register https://www.chicagohumanities.org/events/charlie-kaufman-antkind

-All tickets to this conversation come with a copy of Antkind: A Novel. With your purchase, you save 20% on the cost of the book and directly support independent bookselling in Chicago through our partner, The Seminary Co-op Bookstores. CHF does not earn any revenue from book sales.|

-The Book + Ticket price includes shipping, and all pre-ordered books will be shipped to buyers within 48 hours of the event date by our partner bookseller, Seminary Co-op.
-If you’re one of the first 200 buyers, you’ll receive a signed copy of the book straight to your door! Any purchases after that point will receive a regular unsigned copy of the book.

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-This event will have a live Q&A.

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