The Daemen College 2014-15 Film Series will begin with "The Big Sleep" at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 29 in the Wick Campus Center Alumni Lounge.
This 1946 film classic, starring the legendary Humphrey Bogart and Lauren Bacall, is based on Raymond Chandler's first novel to feature private detective Philip Marlow. The detective is called into a case involving a wealthy family and discovers blackmail and murder as he falls for the eldest daughter in the family.
Claudia Nowak of Daemen will give post-film commentary. The event is free and open to the public.
Additional Daemen Film Series events, which are sponsored by the office of academic affairs, will be held at 7:30 p.m. on scheduled Mondays.