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Bloomington Marks 50th Anniversary of Kinsey's Death with Local Showing of Kinsey Film

In honor of Dr. Alfred Kinsey, who passed away 50 years ago on August 25th, 1956, The Kinsey Institute and the Ryder film series presents a special showing of the film, Kinsey, at the Buskirk-Chumley Theater in Bloomington on Monday, August 21.

"Kinsey" 2004

The film, writer and director Bill Condon's interpretation of the life of Alfred C. Kinsey, and starring Liam Neeson and Laura Linney, will be shown at 8 pm, with introductory remarks by Dr. Kinsey's granddaughter, Dr. Wendy Kinsey Corning.

At 7 pm, there will be a complimentary reception with the Friends of the Kinsey Institute, with an exhibit of historical photographs of the original Kinsey staff, paired with still photographs from the 2004 film, accompanied by beer, wine, and hors d'oeuvres provided by Lennie's.

The public is invited to come and to learn more about the Friends of the Kinsey and how they can become involved with the Kinsey Institute for Research in Sex, Gender, and Reproduction. Tickets for the movie are $5 and are available at the theater.

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