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May 26, 2018, 10:30am

Contemporary Forum Film Festival: The Art of Satire

Jun 20, 2018, 6:30pm Jul 18, 2018, 6:30pm 2 More Engagement(s) Available
This summer’s Contemporary Forum Film Festival explores the art world through a satirical lens, celebrating characters who show moral courage in the face of uncertainty. June 20 | Boogie Woogie July 18 | Manifesto August 15 | Untitled September 12 | The Square   All showings begin at 6:30 pm in Whiteman Hall. Purchase tickets at Free for Members, $5 for non-Members. Not a Member yet? Join today!   Sponsored by Contemporary Forum and Lisa Sette Gallery.  

Film: Boogie Woogie

Jun 20, 2018, 6:30pm
An all-star cast has wicked fun in skewering the pretentions and superficiality of the art world in this comic romp by director Duncan Ward!   Gillian Anderson is a cougar on the prowl for a new boy-toy; Heather Graham is an ambitious assistant who will do anything to advance her career; Alan Cumming is a hapless dealer with too much decency for his own good; Danny Huston is a rapacious dealer; and Christopher Lee is the owner of the priceless work of art titled "Boogie Woogie" that they all circle with naked desire. Beauty may be in the eye of the beholder, but art ALWAYS has a price. 2010. Run time: 94 minutes. Rated R.   This film screening is part of the 2018 Contemporary Forum Film Festival: The Art of Sat... (View more)

Artist's Choice: Valeska Soares Film Series

Jun 24, 2018, 2pm
An extension of the exhibition Valeska Soares: Any Moment Now, this series offers a selection of films that have influenced and inspired the artist’s own work, chosen by the artist herself. Featuring evocative, landmark cinema by some of the world’s most acclaimed auteurs, this series will delight the eye and expand the mind. April 8 | Blow-Up May 20 | Farenheit 451 June 24 | City of Women Tickets are free for Members and included in general admission. Please visit for details. Photo: Vicente de Paul.  

Film: City of Women

Jun 24, 2018, 2pm
In this film directed by Federico Fellini, Snàporaz—played by Marcello Mastroianni, in a semi-reprise of his character from 8 ½—is a businessman who pursues a mysterious woman he encounters on a train. When the train stalls, however, he follows her out into a forest only to lose her in the midst of a chaotic hotel. Trapped, he finds himself one of the few men at a feminist conference where he is scrutinized and ridiculed in a number of absurd acts. The charismatic avatar finds himself initiated into a phantasmagoric world as though in a dream, where women (or an idea of women) have taken power, and which is structured like an array of psychosexual set-pieces. An examination into the subconscious, City of Women is abound with spectac... (View more)