Emphatics Film Series: Bill Cunningham New York

Dec 14, 2016, 6pm
Curated by Emphatics founder Karin Legato In 2010 director Richard Press crafted this documentary of Bill Cunningham, photographer and mainstay of the New York fashion scene. In his signature blue jacket, Cunningham was both relentless and cheerful in his chronicling of the fashion world and his pioneering work snapping street style. His decades-long contribution to the New York Times is discussed through interviews with colleagues, friends, and subjects. Film ticket includes admission into Emphatics: Avant Garde Fashion 1963-2013. Part of #FreeAfterThree Wednesdays.

National Theatre Live: Les Liaisons Dangereuses

Dec 18, 2016, 2pm
Former lovers, the Marquise de Merteuil and Vicomte de Valmont now compete in games of seduction and revenge. Merteuil incites Valmont to corrupt the innocent Cecile de Volanges before her wedding night but Valmont has targeted the peerlessly virtuous and beautiful Madame de Tourvel. While these merciless aristocrats toy with others' hearts and reputations, their own may prove more fragile than they supposed. Run time: 3h 30 min. Romance. $18 for non-Members / $15 for Museum Members and Students w/ID (Does not include General Admission). Purchase tickets at tickets.phxart.org

Emphatics Film Series: The Cook, the Thief, His Wife & Her Lover

Jan 4, 2017, 6pm
Curated by Emphatics founder Karin Legato Peter Greenaway's 1989 dark comedy/drama is the story of Albert Spica, an ill-mannered London gangster who takes control of a French restaurant. When his disgusted wife begins a not-so-secret affair with a restaurant patron, Spica plots revenge. Lauded for its cinematography and formalist film-making techniques, the film features lavish costumes designed by Jean Paul Gaultier.  Film ticket includes admission into Emphatics: Avant Garde Fashion 1963-2013. Part of #FreeAfterThree Wednesdays. Please note: This film is rated NC-17 and contains nudity and difficult subject matter.

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