Seminar: The Long Goodbye


Slate senior editor Sam Adams leads this virtual seminar on Robert Altman's fascinating and original send-up of Raymond Chandler's classic detective story.

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How will this work?

When you register for this virtual education seminar, the program will be presented in three parts.

When you register for the seminar, you'll receive an email with a link to watch a pre-taped lecture, to view before the film at your convenience. Please make sure to check your spam folder for this link before emailing our support team.

Then, you can go off and watch the film on your own. Please note, the Coolidge is not able to provide the film ourselves, but you can find out where to rent and/or stream it here.

Make sure you watch the film before the discussion, which will take place on Thursday, May 28 at 8pm EST over Zoom. Before the discussion, you can submit questions for the instructor here. You'll also have the opportunity to submit questions during the discussion!

We're moving quickly to put this new service in place, so please be patient if we run into some initial technical issues. Have more questions? Visit our FAQ page here.

About the Instructor

Sam Adams is a Senior Editor at Slate, and a member of the New York Film Critics Circle and the National Society of Film Critics. His writing has appeared in Rolling Stone, The Los Angeles Times, The Dissolve, IndieWire, Entertainment Weekly, Variety, The Hollywood Reporter, and The Philadelphia Inquirer. He tweets, too much, as @SamuelAAdams.


1hr 52mins

Find where to watch Robert Altman's fascinating and original send-up of Raymond Chandler's classic detective story here.