Martin Scorsese, Academy Award winning film director, screenwriter, producer, actor, film historian and preservationist will deliver the 2013 Jefferson Lecture in the Humanities on April 1st at 7:30 PM at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C.
The annual lecture, sponsored by the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH), is the most prestigious honor the federal government bestows for distinguished intellectual achievement in the humanities.
In his public lecture, to be followed by an interview with noted film critic Kent Jones, Scorsese will discuss the evolution of his films, the art of storytelling, and the inspiration he draws from the humanities.
Tickets to the 2013 Jefferson Lecture in the Humanities are free of charge and distributed on a first-come, first-served basis through this online registration form only. Ticket requests cannot be accepted over the phone or by email.
Due to the high demand for tickets for the Jefferson Lecture, ticket requests will be limited to two tickets per email address. Please note that TicketLeap receipts are proof of registration only, and do not in themselves constitute a ticket to the April 1st Jefferson Lecture.
Actual tickets may be picked up (using either photo ID or a TicketLeap receipt) at an NEH Will Call table in the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts on April 1st immediately prior to the lecture, between 5:30 -7:30 PM. All tickets that have not been claimed by 7:30 PM on April 1st will be released on a first-come first-served basis to individuals waiting in a stand-by queue.
The April 1st Jefferson Lecture in the Humanities with Martin Scorsese will be live-streamed at www.NEH.gov. NEH invites individuals unable to attend to watch the event online, and join the national conversation about film and the humanities using the hashtag #JeffLec2013.