DOCUTAH Screens MOB LAW Where It Happened
In Las Vegas! March 28, 6 PM Happy Hour with Oscar, 7 PM, Screening at
March 13, 2018 — Las Vegas, NV & St. George, UT— Dixie State University DOCUTAH International Documentary Film Festival and the Eclipse Theaters are offering a very special treat for filmgoers. Enjoy Happy Hour with Oscar in the luxurious Eclipse Theaters Lounge with former Las Vegas Mayor Oscar Goodman one of the most colorful characters in a city of colorful characters. Then watch the documentary film,
MOB LAW: A Film Portrait of Oscar Goodman.
Mix and mingle with Oscar, current Las Vegas Mayor, Carolyn Goodman, Geoff Schumacher – Senior Director of Content, The Mob Museum, and folks from the DOCUTAH film festival. Oscar and Geoff will be around for introductions and Q&A after the screening. The documentary, narrated by Anthony LaPaglia, explores the life of Oscar Goodman – an ambitious young attorney who acted as legal defense for many well-known Mob figures, during a time when organized crime in Las Vegas was more prevalent. Filmmaker Paul Wilmhurst examines the world of the Mafia and mob lawyer Oscar Goodman, who alleges [at the time] the mob doesn’t exist. The film was produced by renowned producer/director, Gary Johnstone. Objects from The Mob Museum will be on display.
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6 PM. – Happy Hour with Oscar
7 pm – film screening
- Tickets for the film at the luxurious Eclipse Theaters are $16. Tickets may be purchased online.
The documentary examines Goodman’s belief that strong criminal defense is an important safeguard for constitutional rights and reflects on some of the complexities of Goodman and his clients. Goodman was later elected the mayor of Las Vegas and plays himself in Martin Scorsese’s film, Casino.
“We are proud to partner with the Eclipse Theaters to provide remarkable documentary films to a wider audience,” said Phil Tuckett, Professor of Digital Film and Executive Director, DOCUTAH International Documentary Film Festival at Dixie State University. “DOCUTAH offers a unique, entertaining International Documentary Film Festival and year-round programs providing creative, cultural, and educational engagement. Documentary film is meant to open our eyes to the vast variety of characters and experiences in the world and Mob Law certainly does that.”
About DOCUTAH International Documentary Film Festival
DSU DOCUTAH International Documentary Film Festival™ celebrates the art of documentary filmmaking. The 2018 Festival runs from September 3- 8 and includes DOCtalk sessions and gala events The Festival takes place every September on the Campus of Dixie State University and offers a week of entertaining films from all over the world, as well as year-round programs including monthly DOCUTAH@TheELECTRIC film screenings, all of which provide creative, cultural, and educational engagement. DOCUTAH also offers students at DSU an enhanced education and easy access to the Festival. (read more)
About Eclipse Theaters
Eclipse is here to surpass all expectations by providing a luxurious dinner-and-a-movie experience. Eclipse aims to deliver excellent guest service, resulting in a perfect night of entertainment. Eclipse Theaters is an upscale, concierge-style venue, showing first run movies in any of eight auditoriums, often adding independent films and live music in the lounge to round out the night for couples and groups looking for an all in one entertainment experience. Guests can experience in-theater food and beverage service throughout the film. The VIP Prime seats are equipped with a convenient call button to request your server anytime. Items, from the same great menu, can also be ordered at the bar, in the dedicated lounge area, or on the outdoor patio. (read more)
About The Mob Museum
The Mob Museum, the National Museum of Organized Crime and Law Enforcement, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, provides a world-class, interactive journey through true stories—from the birth of the Mob to today’s headlines. The Mob Museum offers a provocative, contemporary look at these topics through hundreds of artifacts and immersive storylines. Whether you like it or not, this is American history. Since opening in 2012, The Mob Museum has accumulated numerous accolades. (read more)
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