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The Graduate

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The Graduate

The Graduate

Image courtesy of Rialto Pictures

The Graduate - Trailer - HQ

The Graduate

(Mike Nichols, 1967)

Wex Drive-In

The Wexner Center brings the big screen outside for Wex Drive-In, our annual series of free, festive, open-air film screenings on the Wexner Center Plaza at 15th Avenue and High Street. All Wex Drive-In movies start at dusk (generally around 9 PM), but you’re invited to come at 8 PM to choose your spot. Pack up a few blankets or lawn chairs, and get ready to enjoy beer from Seventh Son Brewing and wine from our cash bar, pizza from Mikey’s Late Night Slice, plus Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams (with a free scoop for members) and free Pam’s Market Popcorn.

Thu, July 18, 2013 8 PM

A funny, pointed evocation of the post-college doldrums and the source of many cultural touchstones of the 1960s.

An essential comedy of the New Hollywood, The Graduate stars Dustin Hoffman as a recent grad disillusioned by what he perceives as his middle-class parents’ empty, alcohol-filled, comfort-obsessed lifestyle. Enter Mrs. Robinson (Anne Bancroft). The film’s influential soundtrack with songs such as “The Sound of Silence” and “Mrs. Robinson” made folk-pop stars Simon & Garfunkel into household names. (105 mins., 35mm)

In the event of rain, the film screens in Mershon Auditorium at 9 PM.