Artist's Choice: Valeska Soares Film Series

Apr 8, 2018, 2pm May 20, 2018, 2pm 1 More Engagement(s) Available
An extension of the exhibition Valeska Soares: Any Moment Now, this series offers a selection of films that have influenced and inspired the artist’s own work, chosen by the artist herself. Featuring evocative, landmark cinema by some of the world’s most acclaimed auteurs, this series will delight the eye and expand the mind. April 8 | Blow-Up May and June films will be announced soon! Photo: Vicente de Paul.  

Blow-Up | Artist's Choice: Valeska Soares Film Series

Apr 8, 2018, 2pm
A countercultural masterpiece about the act of seeing and the art of image making, Blow-Up takes the form of a psychological mystery, starring David Hemmings as a fashion photographer who unknowingly captures a death on film after following two lovers in a park. Antonioni's meticulous aesthetic control and intoxicating color palette breathe life into every frame, and the jazzy sounds of Herbie Hancock, a beautifully evasive performance by Vanessa Redgrave, and a cameo by the Yardbirds make the film a transporting time capsule from a bygone era. Blow-Up is a seductive immersion into creative passion, and a brilliant film by one of cinema's greatest artists.   Runtime: 1 hr 51 min Not Rated   This film showing is part o... (View more)

National Theatre Live: Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?

Apr 22, 2018, 2pm
2 pm - 5:18 pm (Run time: 3 hours and 18 minutes) Sonia Friedman Productions present Imelda Staunton (Gypsy, Vera Drake, the Harry Potter films); Conleth Hill (Game Of Thrones, The Producers); Luke Treadaway (The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, Fortitude, The Hollow Crown) and Imogen Poots (A Long Way Down, Jane Eyre) in James Macdonald’s new production of Edward Albee’s landmark play, broadcast live to cinemas from the Harold Pinter Theatre, London. In the early hours of the morning on the campus of an American college, Martha, much to her husband George’s displeasure, has invited the new professor and his wife to their home for some after-party drinks. As the alcohol flows and dawn approaches, the young cou... (View more)

Warriors of World War I and Beyond: Sikhism On-Screen

May 5, 2018, 1pm
1-2 pm | Coffee and tea served 2-4 pm | Film screening, panel discussion   See an exclusive screening of the 2017 film All Quiet on the Home Front, which tells the remarkable story of Bhagat Singh Thind, the first Sikh to serve in the US Army in World War I wearing his articles of faith, and the landmark Supreme Court case that followed in 1923.    Army Lieutenant Colonel Kamal S. Kalsi will be on site to introduce the film, providing an insider’s perspective on the challenges that persist to this day of the wearing of religious articles during armed combat. A panel discussion will follow the screening, featuring director Harjus Singh in conversation with Lt. Col. Kalsi, Bicky Singh (the founder of Sikhlens, the wo... (View more)

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