FILM: Birds of September

Apr 17, 2016, 2pm
$10 Movie Only (Does not include General Admission) / $5 Member ticket discounts at checkout A glassed van roams the streets of Beirut, home to a camera that explores the city behind the glass. Along the way, several people are invited to share a personal moment in this moving confessional. Each one comes as a face, a body, a posture, a voice, an attitude, an emotion, a point of view, a memory. Their confessions are true, blunt, and intimate. However, soon enough, the van empties again, and roams Beirut; restlessly looking for something, for someone. Presented in "Art of the Real" series at the Film Society at Lincoln Center Official Selection: CPH:DOX Official Selection: Dubai International Film Festival Clic... (View more)

National Theatre Live: Jane Eyre

May 1, 2016, 2pm
Whiteman Hall Almost 170 years on, Charlotte Brontë’s story of the trailblazing Jane is as inspiring as ever. This bold and dynamic production uncovers one woman’s fight for freedom and fulfilment on her own terms. From her beginnings as a destitute orphan, Jane Eyre’s spirited heroine faces life’s obstacles head-on, surviving poverty, injustice and the discovery of bitter betrayal before taking the ultimate decision to follow her heart. This acclaimed re-imagining of Brontë's masterpiece was first staged by Bristol Old Vic last year, when the story was performed over two evenings. Director Sally Cookson now brings her celebrated production to the National, presented as a single, exhilarating performance. ... (View more)

FILM: Recommended by Enrique

May 22, 2016, 2pm
  $10 Movie Only (Does not include General Admission) / $5 Member ticket discounts at checkout   A lonely Cowboy, a delusional Actress, and a gang of “Phantom Guards” in Del Rio, Texas. Based on true events In this neo-noir tale, two travelers find themselves in the small Mexican/American border town of Del Rio, Texas. The first is an aspiring Actress who comes to the town for a role in a film after the director “discovered” her on Youtube. The second is an aging, lonely Cowboy who is in town on business. After arriving, the two travelers soon find that things don’t go exactly as planned—the ‘director’ of the film is missing and the set is run by a group of teenagers, and the as... (View more)

National Theatre Live: As You Like It

Jun 5, 2016, 2pm
Whiteman Hall Shakespeare’s glorious comedy of love and change comes to the National Theatre for the first time in over 30 years, with Rosalie Craig (London Road, Macbeth at MIF) as Rosalind. With her father the Duke banished and in exile, Rosalind and her cousin Celia leave their lives in the court behind them and journey into the Forest of Arden. There, released from convention, Rosalind experiences the liberating rush of transformation. Disguising herself as a boy, she embraces a different way of living and falls spectacularly in love. NATIONAL THEATRE LIVE is a simulcast from the London National Theatre and is not a live performance at the Museum. Cost: $15 Museum Members, students with ID; $18 general admissio... (View more)

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