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 Fårö 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 Nyk... (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)

Yayoi Kusama's Birthday

Mar 22, 2019, 12pm Mar 22, 2019, 2pm
Help us celebrate Yayoi Kusama's 90th birthday on March 22 with short film screenings, a scavenger hunt, and more. Kusama's Self-Obliteration screens in Whiteman Hall at 12PM and 2PM.    Self-Obliteration (1967) relates themes of nature and sexuality to the artist's concept of "self-obliteration." The film provides insight into the pivotal role performance has played in Kusama's practice throughout her career.  Not Rated | 24 min. | Short film, documentary | Contains nudity   Design Your Own Infinity Room Inspired by You Who Are Getting Obliterated in the Dancing Swarm of Fireflies by Yayoi Kusama. All ages/all skill levels.   Don't miss You Who Are Getting Oblit... (View more)

Scandinavian Pain Film Series: Through a Glass Darkly

Mar 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. 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 abys... (View more)

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