We/Here Series: My Own Private Idaho

Oct 18, 2015, 2pm
Whiteman Hall Four films exploring the relationships between character, place, and time. Featuring four renowned cinematic artists Lourdes Portillo, Spike Lee, David Gordon Green, and Gus Van Sant. A wayward exploration of love, fortune, and fatherhood, Gus Van Sant’s dreamlike riff on Shakespeare’s Henry IV, Parts I and II feature River Phoenix as Mike Waters, a narcoleptic male hustler who is first seen drifting on a stretch of highway in Idaho. The film also features Keanu Reeves, and film director William Richert as the spiritual leader Bob. Cost: $10 Movie Only (Does not include General Admission) / $5 Member ticket discounts at checkout. Runtime: 102 minutes. Rating: R Watch Trailer

Bolshoi Ballet: Giselle

Nov 15, 2015, 2pm
The young peasant girl Giselle dies when she learns that the man she loves, Albrecht, has betrayed her. Against her own will, she joins the wilis, vengeful spirits who now turn against Albrecht and condemn him to dance until he dies of exhaustion.  This treasure of romantic ballet is one of the oldest and greatest in classical repertoire, touching upon the great romantic themes: a doomed love affair ending in tragedy, a dive into fantasy and ultimate redemption through the power of love. The Bolshoi is renowned for its intimate and emotionally intense interpretation of this beloved drama. Runtime: 140 minutes Purchase tickets for the film here.

National Theatre Live: Hamlet

Nov 29, 2015, 2pm
Whiteman Hall 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. Academy Award® nominee Benedict Cumberbatch (BBC’s Sherlock, The Imitation Game, Frankenstein at the National Theatre) takes on the title role of Shakespeare’s great tragedy. Directed by Lyndsey Turner (Posh, Chimerica) and produced by Sonia Friedman Productions, National Theatre Live will broadcast this eagerly awaited production live to cinemas. National Theatre Live is a simulcast from the London National Theatre and is not a live performance at t... (View more)

Bolshoi Ballet: Jewels

Dec 6, 2015, 2pm
This opulent triptych was inspired by Balanchine’s visit to the famous jeweler Van Cleef & Arpels on New York’s Fifth Avenue, celebrating the cities and dance schools of Paris, New York and St. Petersburg, each bound to its own precious stone.   With this first abstract ballet, Balanchine built an homage of captivating beauty to the dance schools that had forged his style: Paris, New York, and St Petersburg, each represented by a contrasting jewel: emerald, ruby, and diamond. Jewels offers  a unique occasion to enjoy Balanchine’s  visually captivating work, as the Bolshoi is only company authorized by the Balanchine Trust to film and broadcast his masterpiece.  Starring Olga Smirnova, Semyon Chudin, Vladislav ... (View more)

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