National Theatre Live: Hamlet

Jul 28, 2019, 1pm
Hamlet by William Shakespeare directed by Lyndsey Turner   Benedict Cumberbatch (BBC’s Sherlock, Doctor Strange) plays the title role of Shakespeare’s great tragedy.  Now seen by over 900,000 people worldwide, the original broadcast returns to cinemas to mark National Theatre Live’s 10th birthday. As a country arms itself for war, a family tears itself apart. Forced to avenge his father’s death but paralysed by the task ahead, Hamlet rages against the impossibility of his predicament, threatening both his sanity and the security of the state.   210 min. Rated PG.   Tickets are $15 for Members and $18 for the general public. This price does not include general admission to ... (View more)

Friends of Contemporary Art Film Series: Who Are We? The Art of Memory - Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

Jul 24, 2019, 6pm
This summer we proudly present Friends of Contemporary Art Film Series: Who Are We? The Art of Memory - Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind   Jim Carrey heads the cast of Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, directed by Michel Gondry from Academy Award nominee Charlie Kaufman's (Adaptation.) original screenplay. The two-time Golden Globe Award winner is joined in the movie by three-time Academy Award nominee Kate Winslet, Kirsten Dunst, Tom Wilkinson, Mark Ruffalo, and Elijah Wood.   Joel (Jim Carrey) is stunned to discover that his girlfriend Clementine (Kate Winslet) has had her memories of their tumultuous relationship erased. Out of desperation, he contacts the inventor of the process, Dr. Howard Mierzwiak (To... (View more)

National Theatre Live: Allelujah!

Aug 10, 2019, 1pm Aug 18, 2019, 1pm
The Beth, an old fashioned cradle-to-grave hospital serving a town in Yorkshire, is threatened with closure as part of an efficiency drive. A documentary crew, eager to capture its fight for survival, follows the daily struggle to find beds on the Dusty Springfield Geriatric Ward, and the triumphs of the old people’s choir.    One of Britain’s most celebrated writers, Alan Bennett’s plays include The History Boys, The Lady in the Van and The Madness of George III, all of which were also seen on film. Allelujah! is his tenth collaboration with award-winning director Nicholas Hytner.   Please note, National Theatre Live is a telecast and not a live performance at the Museum. (170 minutes including interva... (View more)

Friends of Contemporary Art Film Series: Who Are We? The Art of Memory - La Gran Belleza

Aug 28, 2019, 6pm
This summer we proudly present Friends of Contemporary Art Film Series: Who Are We? - La Gran Belleza    Journalist Jep Gambardella (the dazzling Toni Servillo, Il divo and Gomorrah) has charmed and seduced his way through the lavish nightlife of Rome for decades. Since the legendary success of his one and only novel, he has been a permanent fixture in the city’s literary and social circles, but when his sixty-fifth birthday coincides with a shock from the past, Jep finds himself unexpectedly taking stock of his life, turning his cutting wit on himself and his contemporaries, and looking past the extravagant nightclubs, parties, and cafés to find Rome in all its glory: a timeless landscape of absurd, exquisite beauty. &n... (View more)

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