The Independent Robert Redford

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Program Type: Lecture
Age Group: Adults

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Great Performers with Marc Courtade

Robert Redford recently announced his retirement from acting after almost 60 years. He began on television in the late 1960s, starred on Broadway and then became one of the most successful film actors of the ‘70s and ‘80s in  movies like Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, The Sting and Out of Africa. He also directed and produced films, including Ordinary People for which he won the Academy Award as Best Director. He is a champion of environmental causes and founder of the Sundance Institute, home of the Sundance Film Festival for independent films. This look at his life and career will show the reasons Redford is still a major star, even in retirement.