May 29 - June 3 2019
The Art of Television

Inaugural Legacy Award to actor and director Lee Grant

Pioneering actress, director and political activist Lee Grant discusses her life and career. Highlights include her early success as an Oscar® nominee for 1951’s Detective Story (opposite Kirk Douglas); her refusal to testify against her husband, playwright Arnold Manoff, before the House Un-American Activities Committee during the infamous McCarthy era; her years in the creative wilderness after being blacklisted; her return to stardom on TV’s Peyton Place, for which she won an Emmy; an Oscar®-winning supporting role in Shampoo; and her groundbreaking work directing documentaries and top-rated TV movies that tackled complex social issues.




Special Event
Running Time: 75 minutes