Film Series: Hal Ashby in the ’70s|SCREENING: Being There
March 29 — March 29, 2016

Being There, 1979
Tuesday, March 29
7 p.m.

 

A simple-minded gardener named Chance has spent all his life in an old man’s house in Washington. When the man dies, Chance is put out on the street with no knowledge of the world except what he has learned from television.

 

Starring: Peter Sellers, Shirley MacLaine, Jack Warden, Melvyn Douglas

 

Runtime: 130 minutes