Summer Film Series: The Lion King (1994)
This year’s summer series presents films inspired by the relationship between literature and art, explored in the exhibition Frank Stella Unbound: Literature and Printmaking. This Disney film tells the tale of Simba, a royal lion cub tricked by a treacherous uncle into thinking he caused his father’s death. He flees into exile, only to learn in adulthood his true identity and responsibilities. Inspired by Shakespeare’s Hamlet. Starring Matthew Broderick and Jeremy Irons.
All films begin at sundown. In the event of rain, films will be shown at 8 p.m. in 101 McCormick Hall.
The Lion King (1994)
88 minutes, rated G, directed by Roger Allers and Rob Minkoff