NIFF FILM SERIES
The Maltese Falcon
with special Guest STephen Bogart
Meet Stephen Bogart at the August Screening!
In this noir classic, detective Sam Spade (Humphrey Bogart) gets more than he bargained for when he takes a case brought to him by a beautiful but secretive woman (Mary Astor). As soon as Miss Wonderly shows up, trouble follows as Sam's partner is murdered and Sam is accosted by a man (Peter Lorre) demanding he locate a valuable statuette. Sam, entangled in a dangerous web of crime and intrigue, soon realizes he must find the one thing they all seem to want: the bejeweled Maltese falcon.
MEET STEPHEN BOGART
Stephen Humphrey Bogart, the son of acting legends Humphrey Bogart and Lauren Bacall, is the steward of the Bogart legacy and the inspiration behind Santana Films. He is the co-managing partner of the Humphrey Bogart Estate, and the chairman of the annual Humphrey Bogart Film Festival in Key Largo, Florida.Stephen is the author of the non-fiction best-seller Bogart: In Search of My Father and the novels Play It Again and The Remake. He was a producer at ESPN and Court TV, an executive producer of the critically-acclaimed documentary New York at the Movies, narrated by Meryl Streep, and the creator of the award-winning Showtime short Personal Assistant. Stephen also served as writer and producer at NBC Nightly News, The Today Show, The CBS Early Show, and Countdown with Keith Olbermann. We are excited to welcome him to this special NIFF event!