FCA Presents Margaret Atwood: Live in Cinemas

Oct 3, 2019, 7pm
Friends of Contemporary Art present a simulcast screening* of the unveiling of "The Testaments," Margaret Atwood’s highly anticipated sequel to "The Handmaid’s Tale." The momentous literary event will be celebrated with an exclusive live cinema broadcast, as Fane Productions present an evening with the Canadian novelist, poet, literary critic and inventor. The publication of Atwood’s "The Handmaid’s Tale" in 1985 and the current, Emmy Award-winning television series have created a cultural phenomenon, as handmaids have become a symbol of women’s rights and a protest against misogyny and oppression. Live from the London stage, Atwood will be interviewed by ... (View more)

Antonio Lopez 1970: Sex Fashion & Disco

Oct 5, 2019, 1pm Oct 20, 2019, 1pm
Antonio Lopez 1970: Sex Fashion & Disco A Film by James Crump October 5, 2019 and October 20, 2019 at 1pm Free with RSVP Antonio Lopez 1970: Sex Fashion & Disco is a time capsule of Paris and New York between 1969 and 1973 as viewed through the eyes of Antonio Lopez (1943-1987), the dominant fashion illustrator of the time. A native of Puerto Rico and raised in The Bronx, Antonio was a seductive arbiter of style and glamour who, beginning in the 1960s, brought elements of the urban street to a postwar fashion world desperate for change and diversity. Counted among Antonio’s discoveries—muses of the period—were iconic beauties such as Grace Jones, Jessica Lange, and Jerry Hall, as well as Warhol Superstars Donna Jor... (View more)

National Theatre Live: Frankenstein

Oct 13, 2019, 1pm Oct 27, 2019, 1pm
National Theatre Live Frankenstein by Nick Dear, based on the novel by Mary Shelley   Frankenstein returns to international cinemas this Halloween, to mark the 200th anniversary of Mary Shelley's most famous novel. Captured live in 2011 from the National Theatre stage in London, this thrilling, sold-out production became an international sensation, experienced by almost half a million people in cinemas around the world. Directed by Academy Award-winner Danny Boyle (Trainspotting, Slumdog Millionaire), Frankenstein features Benedict Cumberbatch (Hamlet, BBC's Sherlock) and Jonny Lee Miller (Elementary, Trainspotting) alternating between the roles of Victor Frankenstein and his creation. Childlike in his innocence bu... (View more)

National Theatre Live: Small Island

Nov 24, 2019, 1pm Nov 30, 2019, 1pm
National Theatre Live Small Island adapted by Helen Edmundson based on the novel by Andrea Levy   Andrea Levy's Orange Prize-winning novel Small Island comes to life in an epic new theatre adaptation. Experience the play in cinemas, filmed live on stage as part of National Theatre Live's 10th birthday. Small Island embarks on a journey from Jamaica to Britain, through the Second World War to 1948-the year the HMT Empire Windrush docked at Tillbury, England. The play follows three intricately connected stories. Hortense yearns for a new life away from rural Jamaica, Gilbert dreams of becoming a lawyer, and Queenie longs to escape her Lincolnshire roots. Hope and humanity meet stubborn reality as the play traces the ... (View more)

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