Kehinde Wiley Film Series: An Economy of Grace

Nov 6, 2016, 2pm
Kehinde Wiley: An Economy of Grace, directed by Jeffrey Dupre, documents Wiley’s first body of work centering on the female figure. Inspired by the aristocratic tradition of fashion as a mark of class distinction, Wiley collaborates with Riccardo Tisci, Fashion Designer at the French couture firm Givenchy, who designs luxurious flowing gowns worn by each of the women depicted. As seen in 18th-and 19th-century European paintings, these portraits of leading women in society embody absolute grace and glamour. Runtime: 39 mins. Short Film/Biography. This film screening is free (does not include Museum general admission). Reserve your tickets at  

National Theatre Live: One Man, Two Guvnors

Nov 20, 2016, 2pm
Fired from his skiffle band, Francis Henshall becomes minder to Roscoe Crabbe, a small time East End hood, now in Brighton to collect £6,000 from his fiancée’s dad. But Roscoe is really his sister Rachel posing as her own dead brother, who’s been killed by her boyfriend Stanley Stubbers.    Holed up at The Cricketers’ Arms, the permanently ravenous Francis spots the chance of an extra meal ticket and takes a second job with one Stanley Stubbers, who is hiding from the police and waiting to be re-united with Rachel. To prevent discovery, Francis must keep his two guvnors apart.  Simple.  $15 for Museum Members and students with ID (does not include Museum general admission), $18 for non-Members... (View more)

Kehinde Wiley Film Series: Sans Soleil

Dec 4, 2016, 2pm
“If the images of the present don’t change, then change the images of the past.” Sans Soleil is an experimental essay-film directed by Chris Marker that explores human memory, perception, and the manipulation of the image. Through a series of visual montages, Marker shows the inability of the human mind to recall particular contexts and nuances of memory that ultimately affect perception and the understanding of the world. Narrated by the inner dialogue of a woman traveler, we are taken on a mind-bending and meditative journey through time and space with footage from Africa to Japan. Based almost entirely off philosophical discourse and Marker’s own world view, Sans Soleil challenges us to let our memories create their own leg... (View more)

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