About the film
The movie for discussion is Pawn Sacrifice. American chess legend Bobby Fischer (Tobey Maguire) and Soviet Grandmaster Boris Spassky (Liev Schreiber) enthrall the world with their intense battle of wills and strategy during the 1972 World Chess Championship.
Here is a link to the trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xFHvH9FtACg
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How to view the film
You can find this film in Broward County Library's Kanopy collection: https://www.kanopy.com/en/browardlibrary/video/5633130
About the moderator
Professor Tas Salini. Professor Salini is a producer, writer and director with over 24 years of film industry experience. He has directed over 110 music videos that have aired on MTV (USA & Europe), BET and cable and satellite channels worldwide. He has produced and directed seven documentaries including A 20 Year Journey featuring the Grammy winning band Inner Circle and the award winning documentary The Pan Am Story which aired on PBS. Further, Salini produced, wrote and directed the romantic comedy Gringo Wedding, a feature film released domestically and distributed internationally.
He has taught photography, film/video production in England and Austria and currently teaches Film Appreciation and Film History at Broward College.