Manhattan Short Film Festival

Sep 27, 2015, 2pm
During the week of Friday Sept. 25 to Sunday October 4, 2015 over 100,000 film-lovers will unite in cinemas and museums in over 250 cities spanning six continents to view and judge the work of the next generation of filmmakers from around the world with the 18th Annual MANHATTAN SHORT FILM FESTIVAL. Tickets available at https://tickets.phxart.org/public/auto_choose_ga.asp?area=2.  *Trailer to be released August 2015.  

We/Here Series: George Washington

Oct 4, 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. An ambitiously constructed, elegantly photographed mediation on adolescence, the first full-length film by director David Gordon Green features remarkable performances from an award-winning ensemble cast. Over the course of one hot summer, a group of children in the decaying rural South must confront a tangle of difficult choices. George Washington is a startling a distinct work of contemporary American independent cinema.   Cost: $10 Movie Only (Does not include General Admission) / $5 Members Runtime: 94 minutes.   Ra... (View more)

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

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)

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