Singing Our Way to Freedom with Director, Writer, and Producer Paul Espinosa

Jun 6, 2019, 6:30pm
Singing Our Way to Freedom with Director, Writer, and Producer Paul Espinosa Thursday, June 6 6:30 pm Museum members $5, General admission $10    Phoenix premier of Singing Our Way to Freedom with post-film Q&A with Director, Writer, and Producer Paul Espinosa.   Singing Our Way to Freedom is a multilayered look at the life of San Diego Chicano musician, composer and community activist, Ramon “Chunky” Sanchez. Borrowing from musical traditions on both sides of the U.S.-Mexico border, Chunky uses music and humor as powerful weapons in fighting for social justice. From his humble beginnings as a farmworker in rural California to the dramatic moment when he received one of his nation’s highest ... (View more)

SOULS Installation Screenings

Jun 15, 2019, 10:30am Jun 19, 2019, 10:30am 2 More Engagement(s) Available
Playing on a loop in Whiteman hall as part of the Artist Grants exhibition and is included with general admission.    Saturday, June 15th 10:30am-4:30pm Wednesday, June 19th 10:30am-8:30pm Saturday, June 29th 10:30am-4:30pm Wednesday, July 3rd 10:30am-8:30pm Saturday, July 6th 10:30am- 4:30pm   SOULS is a visual exhibition, photographic art & and film installation that captures the totality of mortality, blackness and Afro-futurism.   Through the lens of a child, we attach the isolation of death and mortality, combined with an exploration of space and afro-futurism. Attached within the exploration of mortality, we search the African-Diaspora for clues of what goes on within the "beyond&q... (View more)

National Theatre Live: I’m Not Running

Jun 16, 2019, 1pm
I’m Not Running is an explosive new play by David Hare, premiering at the National Theatre and broadcast live to cinemas.   Pauline Gibson has spent her life as a doctor, the inspiring leader of a local health campaign. When she crosses paths with her old boyfriend, a stalwart loyalist in Labour Party politics, she’s faced with an agonising decision.    What’s involved in sacrificing your private life and your piece of mind for something more than a single issue? Does she dare?   Hare was recently described by The Washington Post as ‘the premiere political dramatist writing in English’. His other work includes Pravda and Skylight, broadcast by National Theatre Live in 2014. &nbs... (View more)

Friends of Contemporary Art Film Series: Who Are We? The Art of Memory - Fellini's 8 1/2

Jun 26, 2019, 6pm
This summer we proudly present Friends of Contemporary Art Film Series: Who Are We? The Art of Memory - Fellini's 8 1/2   Marcello Mastroianni plays Guido Anselmi, a director whose new project is collapsing around him, along with his life. One of the greatest films about film ever made, Federico Fellini’s 8½ (Otto e mezzo) turns one man’s artistic crisis into a grand epic of the cinema. An early working title for 8½ was The Beautiful Confusion, and Fellini’s masterpiece is exactly that: a shimmering dream, a circus, and a magic act.   (dir. Federico Fellini / Italy 1963 / 138 min / Not Rated / B&W / In Italian with English subtitles)     Free for Circles and FOCA Membe... (View more)

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