Film Series

 

Film Art Series


Start time is 7:00 p.m. for all screenings.

All movie screenings are free and open to the public. Reservations are not needed.

The 2013-2014 Film Art Series explores two themes: Vengeance is Mine… and Standard Deviation: Diversity in Film. An informal audience discussion follows each screening. Some films contain adult themes or language and may not be appropriate for everyone.

 

Vengeance is Mine…


Munich (2005): Film Art SeriesMunich
(2005)

Thursday, September 26, 2013, @ 7:00 p.m.

Based on a true story, five men are chosen to eliminate the Black September assassins of 11 Israeli athletes at the 1972 Summer Olympic Games. Rated R; 164 min.


 

 


Jean de Florette (1986): Film Art SeriesJean de Florette (1986)

Monday, October 14, 2013, @ 7:00 p.m.

A greedy landowner and his nephew block the only water source for a coveted adjoining property, in order to bankrupt the owner and force him to sell. In French with subtitles. Rated PG; 120 min.



 


Django Unchained (2012): Film Art SeriesDjango Unchained
(2012)

Monday, November 4, 2013, @ 7:00 p.m.

With the help of a German bounty hunter, a freed slave sets out to rescue his wife from a brutal Mississippi plantation owner. Rated R; 165 min.



 


Titus (1999): Film Art SeriesTitus
(1999)


Thursday, March 20, 2014, @ 7:00 p.m.

A victorious general returns from war, only to plant the seeds of future turmoil for himself and his family. Adapted from Shakespeare’s Titus Andronicus. Rated R; 162 min.


 

 


Manon of the Spring (1986): Film Art SeriesManon of the Spring
(1986)


Wednesday, April 16, 2014, @ 7:00 p.m.

In the sequel to Jean de Florette, a beautiful shepherdess takes revenge on the men whose conspiracy to acquire her father's land caused his death. In French with subtitles. Rated PG; 113 min.

 

Standard Deviation: Diversity in Film


The Elephant Man (1980): Film Art SeriesThe Elephant Man (1980)

Tuesday, October 29, 2013, @ 7:00 p.m.

In Victorian-era London, a kind surgeon helps a severely disfigured and mistreated man regain the dignity he lost after years working as a sideshow freak. Rated PG; 124 min.



 


Invictus (2009): Film Art SeriesInvictus (2009)

Wednesday, November 20, 2013, @ 7:00 p.m.

In his first term as president, Nelson Mandela joins forces with South Africa’s rugby team captain to help unite their apartheid-torn country. Rated PG-13; 134 min.

 

 


My Left Foot (1989): Film Art SeriesMy Left Foot (1989)

Tuesday, January 21, 2014, @ 7:00 p.m.

The true story of Christy Brown, who was born with cerebral palsy and learned to paint and write using his only functional limb - his left foot. Rated R; 103 min.

 

 


Temple Grandin (2010): Film Art SeriesTemple Grandin (2010)

Wednesday, February 12, 2014, @ 7:00 p.m.

A captivating biopic of a woman who overcame the limitations of autism to become a top scientist and expert in the humane livestock handling industry. Rated PG; 107 min.

 

 


The Crying Game (1992): Film Art SeriesThe Crying Game (1992)

Tuesday, March 4, 2014, @ 7:00 p.m.

An unlikely friendship develops between a kidnapped British soldier and his IRA terrorist captor, who escapes into the soldier’s world when the hostage-taking goes awry. Rated R; 112 min.



Special Feature


12 Years a Slave (2013): Film Art Series12 Years a Slave (2013)

Sunday, February 23, 2014, @ 2:00 p.m.

Sunday, February 23, 2014, @ 7:00 p.m.

Based on an extraordinary true story, “12 Years a Slave” stars Chiwetel Ejiofor as Solomon Northrup, a free African-American from upstate New York who was abducted and sold into slavery in pre-Civil War Louisiana. Rated R; 134 min.