In honor of World Press Freedom Day (May 3), we screen the film “People Versus Larry Flynt” directed in 1996 by Milos Forman. In the early 1970s, Larry Flynt, the future sex-industry mogul, began to transform a small network of strip clubs in Ohio. Hustler was a provocative pornographic magazine. In 1976, Flynt was arrested and accused of obscenity. He then began his struggle against censorship and the growing influence of the religious conservative movement. Parental advisory: This film is not suitable for young children or persons under the age of 18. Famed Czech director Milos Forman directed this film.
In English, with English subtitles, 129 minutes.
NOTE: May 3rd marks the annual commemoration of World Press Freedom Day. The United States values freedom of the press as a key component of democratic governance.