PRETEND IT’S A CITY

2021 Spring Showcase

Available Tuesday June 15 at 12pm ET – Wednesday June 16, 11:59pm ET.

Episode 1: “Pretend It’s a City”

Screening followed by an exclusive recorded conversation with series subject/executive producer Fran Lebowitz.

ONLINE SCREENING Fran Lebowitz knows what she likes—and what she doesn’t like. For decades, the critic and essayist has been expressing her opinions, sometimes grouchily, always riotously. A New Yorker to the core, Lebowitz has raised straight talk to an art form, packaging her no-nonsense observations about the city and its denizens into a punchy running commentary.

Directed by Lebowitz’s longtime friend Martin Scorsese, the 7-part documentary series Pretend It’s a City is a double dose of NYC attitude that sparks pangs of delight, fury and recognition among those who love the place as deeply as they do. Total running time: 29 minutes.

This online screening is available in the United States and US Territories.

Closed Captions are available for both the program and the conversation.

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This screening is co-presented by: