Viva Kid Flicks

Feb 16, 2019, 10:30am Feb 16, 2019, 2pm
Free for Members For non-Members, ticket pricing reflects General Admission   74 minutes. Recommended for ages 7 and up.  See a selection of Spanish-language short films from the 2018 New York Children's Film Festival spotlighting Mexico. All films are in Spanish with English subtitles or no dialogue.    

National Theatre Live: King Lear

Feb 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 (Jonathan Munby, PG-13, 220 mins) Broadcast live from London’s West End, see Ian McKellen’s ‘extraordinarily moving portrayal’ of King Lear in cinemas. Chichester Festival Theatre’s production received five-star reviews for its sell-out run, and transfers to the West End for a limited season. Jonathan Munby directs this contemporary retelling of Shakespeare’s tender, violent, moving and shocking play.   Considered by many to be the greatest tragedy ever written, King Lear sees two ageing fathers – one a Kin... (View more)

Scandinavian Pain Film Series: Faro Document

Feb 27, 2019, 6pm
Free for Members $5 for non-Members  Explore Scandinavia through music and landscape in this four-part film series inspired by Ragnar Kjartansson: Scandinavian Pain & Other Myths. Next Film: Through a Glass Darkly, March 27, 2019 | 6 pm Faro Document, Ingmar Bergman, 1970. Sweden, Swedish with English subtitles. 88 mins. Not Rated.   Bergman had discovered the bleak, windswept island of Fårö while scouting locations for Through a Glass Darkly in 1960. Nearly a decade later, and after shooting a number of arresting dramas there, the director set out to pay tribute to the inhabitants of Fårö.   In Fårö Document, shot on handheld 16 mm by the peerless Sven Nykvist... (View more)

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)

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