Saturday, February 17

Special Events Archive

A Futile and Stupid Gesture

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Special Free Screening!

Special introduction by Actor Tom Lennon, Writers John Aboud & Michael Colton, Producers Peter Principato & Jonathan Stern, and Netflix’s Ted Sarandos!

Presented by The Harvard Lampoon and Netflix

(2018) dir David Wain w/Will Forte, Domhnall Gleeson, Thomas Lennon, Matt Lucas, Natasha Lyonne, Jackie Tohn, Jon Daly, Seth Green, John Gemberling, Joel McHale [101 min; DCP]
A FUTILE AND STUPID GESTURE is the story of comedy wunderkind Doug Kenney, who co-created the National Lampoon, Caddyshack, and Animal House. Kenney was at the center of the 70’s comedy counter-culture which gave birth to Saturday Night Live and a whole generation’s way of looking at the world.

This is a special free screening but a pass is required. Get yours now!

Seating will begin at approximately 9:30pm. Please arrive early as seating is limited and not guaranteed. The theatre has been overbooked to ensure a full house and is not responsible for overbooking.



Presented by

The Harvard Lampoon and Netflix

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