Longer Ways to Go Film Series: Thelma & Louise

Aug 19, 2017, 2pm
Whiteman Hall Presented in conjunction with Longer Ways to Go: Photography of the American Road Free for Museum Members Included with general admission Rated R • 2h 10min About the film: Directed by action master Ridley Scott (Hannibal, Gladiator, Black Hawk Down) from an Oscar-winning* screenplay by Callie Khouri, Thelma & Louise is an "exhilarating" (The Washington Post), full-throttle adventure hailed as one of the best road movies of all time! Susan Sarandon and Geena Davis star as accidental outlaws on a desperate flight across the Southwest after a tragic incident at a roadside bar. With a determined detective (Harvey Keitel) on their trail, a sweet-talking hitchhiker (Brad Pitt) in their path and... (View more)

Past/Future/Present Film Series: Central Station

Aug 27, 2017, 2pm
Central do Brasil • Walter Salles • 1998 Rated R • 1h 53min • Portuguese with English subtitles Free for Members Included with general admission One of the most acclaimed and beloved Brazilian films to date, Central Station (Central do Brasil) presents the unexpected emotional journey shared by Dora (Fernanda Montenegro), a retired school teacher embittered by poverty, and a young boy, Josué. After an accident leaves Josué abandoned in Rio de Janeiro’s bustling Central Station, Dora begrudgingly accompanies the boy in search of the father he never knew – moving further from the city and into the heart of Brazil’s remote Northeast. Together the two embark on a journey of the hear... (View more)

Past/Future/Present Film Series: Vidas Secas

Sep 17, 2017, 2pm
Vidas secas • Nelson Pereira dos Santos • 1963 Unrated • 1h 43min • Portuguese with English subtitles Set in the early 1940s, Pereira dos Santos’ Cinema Novo classic Vidas secas (Barren Lives) depicts two years in the lives of a family struggling to survive the drought-ravaged, landowner-dominated sertão of Brazil's Northeast. Stark in its imagery, Vidas secas remains a powerful portrayal of the oppressed. At the time of its release in Brazil, this film was considered the absolute last word as a realistic filmic depiction of the marginalized. Today it seems much more—a mystically intense pilgrim's progress through an unending purgatory with no other side. Free for Members and includ... (View more)

National Theatre Live: Hedda Gabler

Sep 24, 2017, 2pm
$15 for Museum Members and students with ID $18 for non-Members   Does not include general admission “I’ve no talent for life.” Just married. Buried alive. Hedda longs to be free...   Hedda and Tesman have just returned from their honeymoon and the relationship is already in trouble. Trapped but determined, Hedda tries to control those around her, only to see her own world unravel.   Tony Award-winning director Ivo van Hove (A View from the Bridge at the Young Vic Theatre) returns to National Theatre Live screens with a modern production of Ibsen’s masterpiece.   Ruth Wilson (Luther, The Affair, Jane Eyre) plays the title role in a new version by Patrick Marber (Notes... (View more)

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