Q Night at the Movies features Lawrence of Arabia 05/08

Posted on May 3, 2021

Q Night at the Movies presents David Lean's Oscar sweeping historical drama Lawrence of Arabia. The American Film Institute and the British Film Institute both name this movie within their top 10 films of all time, and even now the giant scope and drama of this production continues to wow audiences. Before the film hear from successful television producer Damon Lindelof and after learn more about Lawrence's director who helmed multiple Hollywood classics. It all starts at 7:30 p.m. Saturday on Q.

On Story at 7:30 p.m. Writer and producer Damon Lindelof talks about creating the television series Watchmen, The Leftovers and Lost, mashing up genre conventions, adapting a graphic novel and reassembling a story.

Feature Film Lawrence of Arabia at 7:59 p.m. Due to his knowledge of the native Bedouin tribes, British Lieutenant T.E. Lawrence (Peter O'Toole) is sent to Arabia to find Prince Faisal (Alec Guinness) and serve as a liaison between the Arabs and the British in their fight against the Turks. With the aid of native Sherif Ali (Omar Sharif), Lawrence rebels against the orders of his superior officer and strikes out on a daring camel journey across the harsh desert to attack a well-guarded Turkish port.

The Directors David Lean at 11:40 p.m. The life and career of British film director David Lean, whose classic films include Great Expectations, Oliver Twist, Doctor Zhivago and Lawrence of Arabia.