National Theatre Live: Antony & Cleopatra

Mar 17, 2019, 1pm
$15 for Museum members and students w/ ID $18 for non-Members Ticket does not include General Admission National Theatre Live is a telecast and not a live performance at the Museum (Simon Godwin, PG-13, 220 mins) Broadcast live from the National Theatre, Ralph Fiennes and Sophie Okonedo play Shakespeare’s famous fated couple in his great tragedy of politics, passion, and power. Caesar and his assassins are dead. General Mark Antony now rules alongside his fellow defenders of Rome. But at the fringes of a war-torn empire, the Egyptian Queen Cleopatra and Mark Antony have fallen fiercely in love. In a tragic fight between devotion and duty, obsession becomes a catalyst for war.   Director Simon Godwin returns to Nati... (View more)

Scandinavian Pain Film Series: Through a Glass Darkly

Mar 27, 2019, 6pm
Free for Members $5 for non-Members  Through a Glass Darkly, Ingmar Bergman, 1961. Sweden, Swedish with English subtitles. 91 mins. Not Rated. While vacationing on a remote island retreat, a family’s already fragile ties are tested when daughter Karin (Harriet Andersson) discovers her father has been using her schizophrenia for his own literary means. As she drifts in and out of lucidity, the father (Gunnar Björnstrand), along with Karin’s husband (Max von Sydow) and her younger brother (Lars Passgård) are unable to prevent Karin’s harrowing descent into the abyss of mental illness. Winner of the 1962 Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film and featuring an astonishing lead performance by Andersson, "Throu... (View more)

Bolshoi Ballet in Cinema: The Golden Age

Apr 21, 2019, 1pm
$15 for Members and students w/ID $18 for non-Members Does not include General Admission Not a live performance at the Museum   (140 min, PG)   In the 1920’s, The Golden Age cabaret is a favorite nightly haunt. The young fisherman Boris falls in love with Rita. He follows her to the cabaret and realizes that she is the beautiful dancer “Mademoiselle Margot,” but also the love interest of the local gangster Yashka. With its jazzy score by Dmitri Shostakovich and its music-hall atmosphere featuring beautiful tangos, The Golden Age is a refreshing and colorful dive into the roaring 20’s. A historic ballet that can be seen only at the Bolshoi!   Libretto by Yuri Grigorovich and Isaak G... (View more)

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