Wed. September 29, 2021 @ 19:30 PT

The Real Charlie Chaplin

Peter Middleton, James Spinney
Ben Limberg, John Battsek, Mike Brett, Steve Jamison, Jo-Jo Ellison
SHOWTIME Documentary Films
A sepia portrait of a white man with curly light hair.


A contemporary take on cinema’s most iconic figure, this sweeping biopic combines unheard audio recordings, dramatic reconstructions and personal archival footage to trace Charlie Chaplin’s meteoric rise from Victorian London to Hollywood superstardom. This kaleidoscopic documentary portrait explores the facets of a complex figure whose life was as extraordinary as his art. For decades he was the most famous man in the world. But who was The Real Charlie Chaplin?

This digital screening includes a moderated filmmaker conversation that will be on demand with the film. Participants to be announced soon!

Captioning and ASL will be provided for this virtual showing and conversation.