Outside the Box, Inside the Screen: Student Short Films

Jun 1, 2018, 7pm
Join us for a selection of short films created by teenage filmmakers in response to the upcoming exhibition, To Be Thirteen: Photographs and Video by Betsy Schneider. As the portraits and video of 250 13-year-olds who participated in Schneider’s project demonstrate, there is a vast range of experiences that make up what it means to be 13 (or any age). Young filmmakers explore themes of time, memory, and transition in a variety of genres and cinematic effects.   Are you a student filmmaker interested in submitting a film? Learn more at bit.ly/PhxArtTeenFilms! Submissions are due by May 20. For questions, please contact education@phxart.org.     This event is organized by Teen Art Council.  Teen p... (View more)

National Theatre Live: Peter Pan

Jun 3, 2018, 2pm
2 pm Run time: 2 hours and 46 minutes Rated PG All children, except one, grow up… Captured live at the National Theatre, a recorded performance of JM Barrie’s much-loved tale screens in cinemas. When Peter Pan, leader of the Lost Boys, loses his shadow, headstrong Wendy helps him to reattach it. In return, she is invited to Neverland, where Tinker Bell the fairy, Tiger Lily and the vengeful Captain Hook await. A riot of magic, music and make-believe ensues. A delight for children and adults alike, Sally Cookson (NT Live: Jane Eyre) directs this wondrously inventive production, a co-production with Bristol Old Vic theatre.   Please note: National Theatre Live is a simulcast/telecast and not a live pe... (View more)

Contemporary Forum Film Festival: The Art of Satire | Boogie Woogie

Jun 20, 2018, 6:30pm
An all-star cast has wicked fun in skewering the pretentions and superficiality of the art world in this comic romp by director Duncan Ward!   Gillian Anderson is a cougar on the prowl for a new boy-toy; Heather Graham is an ambitious assistant who will do anything to advance her career; Alan Cumming is a hapless dealer with too much decency for his own good; Danny Huston is a rapacious dealer; and Christopher Lee is the owner of the priceless work of art titled "Boogie Woogie" that they all circle with naked desire. Beauty may be in the eye of the beholder, but art ALWAYS has a price. 2010. Run time: 94 minutes. Rated R.   This film screening is part of the 2018 Contemporary Forum Film Festival: The Art of Sat... (View more)

Contemporary Forum Film Festival: The Art of Satire

Jun 20, 2018, 6:30pm Jul 18, 2018, 6:30pm 2 More Engagement(s) Available
This summer’s Contemporary Forum Film Festival explores the art world through a satirical lens, celebrating characters who show moral courage in the face of uncertainty. June 20 | Boogie Woogie July 18 | Manifesto August 15 | Untitled September 12 | The Square   All showings begin at 6:30 pm in Whiteman Hall. Purchase tickets at tickets.phxart.org. Free for Members, $5 for non-Members. Not a Member yet? Join today!   Sponsored by Contemporary Forum and Lisa Sette Gallery.  

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