Film: City of Women

Jun 24, 2018, 2pm
In this film directed by Federico Fellini, Snàporaz—played by Marcello Mastroianni, in a semi-reprise of his character from 8 ½—is a businessman who pursues a mysterious woman he encounters on a train. When the train stalls, however, he follows her out into a forest only to lose her in the midst of a chaotic hotel. Trapped, he finds himself one of the few men at a feminist conference where he is scrutinized and ridiculed in a number of absurd acts. The charismatic avatar finds himself initiated into a phantasmagoric world as though in a dream, where women (or an idea of women) have taken power, and which is structured like an array of psychosexual set-pieces. An examination into the subconscious, City of Women is abound with spectac... (View more)

Artist's Choice: Valeska Soares Film Series

Jun 24, 2018, 2pm
An extension of the exhibition Valeska Soares: Any Moment Now, this series offers a selection of films that have influenced and inspired the artist’s own work, chosen by the artist herself. Featuring evocative, landmark cinema by some of the world’s most acclaimed auteurs, this series will delight the eye and expand the mind. April 8 | Blow-Up May 20 | Farenheit 451 June 24 | City of Women Tickets are free for Members and included in general admission. Please visit for details. Photo: Vicente de Paul.  

Bolshoi Ballet: Coppelia

Jul 8, 2018, 2pm
$15 for Members and students w/ID $18 for non-Members Not included with general admission Not a live performance at the Museum   Live from Moscow, the Bolshoi Ballet opens its doors to global audiences through cinema. Featuring some of the ballet world's greatest names, Bolshoi Ballet in Cinema has been shot especially for the big screen, providing viewers with a unique opportunity to experience the wonders of the Bolshoi Ballet. Coppelia Swanhilda notices her fiancee Franz is infatuated with the beautiful Coppelia who sits reading on her balcony each day. Nearly breaking up the two sweethearts, Coppelia is not what she seems and Swanhilda decides to teach Franz a lesson. The Bolshoi's uniq... (View more)

Film: Manifesto

Jul 18, 2018, 6:30pm
From acclaimed visual artist Julian Rosefeldt, Manifesto features Cate Blanchet in 13 distinct must-see vignettes that incorporate timeless manifestos from 20th century art movements. From anchorwoman to homeless man, from Pop Art to Dogma 95, a chameleonic Blanchett gives tour-de-force performances as she transforms herself like never before. Rosefeldt weaves together history's most impassioned artistic statements in this stunning and contemporary call to action. 2017. Run time: 95 minutes. Rated NR. This film screening is part of the 2018 Contemporary Forum Film Festival: The Art of Satire.    Tickets are available at Free for Members, $5 for non-Members. Not a Member yet? Join tod... (View more)

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