National Theatre Live: Saint Joan

Jul 23, 2017, 2pm
Saint Joan ‧ Bernard Shaw ‧ 2.5 h    Joan: daughter, farm girl, visionary, patriot, king-whisperer, soldier, leader, victor, icon, radical, witch, heretic, saint, martyr, woman.   From the torment of the Hundred Years' War, the charismatic Joan of Arc carved a victory that defined France. Bernard Shaw's classic play depicts a woman with all the instinct, zeal and transforming power of a revolutionary.    Josie Rourke (Les Liaisons Dangereuses, The Vote, Coriolanus) directs Gemma Arterton (Gemma Bovery, Nell Gwynn, Made in Dagenham) as Joan of Arc in this electrifying masterpiece. National Theatre Live is a simulcast from the London National Theatre and is not a live per... (View more)

National Theatre Live: No Man’s Land

Aug 6, 2017, 2pm
Harold Pinter ‧ No Man's Land ‧ 2 h 30 mins Following their hit run on Broadway, Ian McKellen and Patrick Stewart return to the West End stage in Harold Pinter’s No Man's Land. One summer's evening, two ageing writers, Hirst and Spooner, meet in a Hampstead pub and continue their drinking into the night at Hirst's stately house nearby.  As the pair become increasingly inebriated, and their stories increasingly unbelievable, the lively conversation soon turns into a revealing power game, further complicated by the return home of two sinister younger men.   Also starring Owen Teale and Damien Molony, don’t miss this glorious revival of Pinter’s comic classic. National Theatre L... (View more)

Why Can’t We Live Together? Film Series: To Die in Jerusalem

Aug 16, 2017, 6:30pm
To Die in Jerusalem ‧ 2007 ‧ Hilla Medalia ‧ Documentary ‧ 40min ‧ English subtitles Ever since seventeen-year-old Rachel Levy, an Israeli, was killed years ago in Jerusalem by a Palestinian suicide bomber, her mother Abigail has never found peace. Levy's killer was Ayat al-Akhras, also seventeen, a schoolgirl from a Palestinian refugee camp several miles away. The two young women looked unbelievably alike. To Die in Jerusalem unabashedly explores the Palestinian-Israeli conflict through the personal loss of two families, culminating in an emotionally charged meeting between the mothers of the girls -- reflecting the conflict as seen through their eyes. But some emotional chasms are too large to cross. This film s... (View more)

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 Rated R • 2h 10min 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 a string of crimes in their wake, their journey alternates between hilarious, high-sp... (View more)

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