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Upcoming Films

E.g., 2017-06-23
E.g., 2017-06-23
Friday, June 23, 2017 - 7:00pm to 8:35pm
Sacro GRA
  • Wed., June 21, 2017, 7:00 pm
  • Fri., June 23, 2017, 7:00 pm
Morley Lecture Hall

Inspired by Italo Calvino’s novel Invisible Cities, this documentary captures a few of the colorful individuals who live and work in the shadow of the Grande Raccordo Anulare, the major highway that encircles Rome.

Sunday, June 25, 2017 - 1:30pm to 4:20pm
Welfare
  • Sun., June 25, 2017, 1:30 pm
Morley Lecture Hall

The staggering diversity of problems that confront welfare workers daily—housing, unemployment, divorce, medical and psychiatric problems, abandonment, abuse, and old age—are vividly brought to life in this empathetic epic.

Wednesday, June 28, 2017 - 7:00pm to 8:50pm
Stefan Zweig: Farewell to Europe
  • Wed., June 28, 2017, 7:00 pm
  • Fri., June 30, 2017, 7:00 pm
Morley Lecture Hall

Austria’s entry for this year’s Oscar for Best Foreign Language Film dramatizes the late life of popular Jewish-Austrian writer Stefan Zweig, who went into exile in the United States and South America after Hitler rose to power. “A royal art house treat” —Hollywood Reporter.

Friday, June 30, 2017 - 7:00pm to 8:50pm
Stefan Zweig: Farewell to Europe
  • Wed., June 28, 2017, 7:00 pm
  • Fri., June 30, 2017, 7:00 pm
Morley Lecture Hall

Austria’s entry for this year’s Oscar for Best Foreign Language Film dramatizes the late life of popular Jewish-Austrian writer Stefan Zweig, who went into exile in the United States and South America after Hitler rose to power. “A royal art house treat” —Hollywood Reporter.

Sunday, July 2, 2017 - 1:30pm to 3:00pm
Deconstructing the Beatles’ "Rubber Soul"
  • Sun., July 2, 2017, 1:30 pm
Morley Lecture Hall

In this film, musicologist and frequent CMA guest Scott Freiman examines the production of one of the Beatles’ greatest albums, which they began in October 1965 for a near-impossible Christmas release. Freiman reveals the stories behind such classic songs as “Norwegian Wood,” “In My Life,” “Nowhere Man,” and others.

Friday, July 7, 2017 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Exhibition on Screen: I, Claude Monet
  • Fri., July 7, 2017, 7:00 pm
  • Sun., July 9, 2017, 1:30 pm
Morley Lecture Hall

Excerpts from Monet’s 2,500 plus letters shed new light on the Impressionist who was perhaps the most influential and successful painter of the late 19th and early 20th century. This intimate “portrait of the artist” (and gardener) incorporates paintings, voiceover narration, and shots of actual European locations that Monet immortalized on canvas.

Sunday, July 9, 2017 - 1:30pm to 3:00pm
Exhibition on Screen: I, Claude Monet
  • Fri., July 7, 2017, 7:00 pm
  • Sun., July 9, 2017, 1:30 pm
Morley Lecture Hall

Excerpts from Monet’s 2,500 plus letters shed new light on the Impressionist who was perhaps the most influential and successful painter of the late 19th and early 20th century. This intimate “portrait of the artist” (and gardener) incorporates paintings, voiceover narration, and shots of actual European locations that Monet immortalized on canvas.

Tuesday, July 11, 2017 - 1:30pm to 3:20pm
In the Heat of the Night
  • Tue., July 11, 2017, 1:30 pm
  • Fri., July 14, 2017, 7:00 pm
Morley Lecture Hall

In this winner of five Academy Awards, including Best Picture and Best Actor (Steiger), a bigoted Southern sheriff must work with an African American homicide detective from Philadelphia to solve a murder in a small, backwards Mississippi town.

Friday, July 14, 2017 - 7:00pm to 8:50pm
In the Heat of the Night
  • Tue., July 11, 2017, 1:30 pm
  • Fri., July 14, 2017, 7:00 pm
Morley Lecture Hall

In this winner of five Academy Awards, including Best Picture and Best Actor (Steiger), a bigoted Southern sheriff must work with an African American homicide detective from Philadelphia to solve a murder in a small, backwards Mississippi town.

Sunday, July 16, 2017 - 1:30pm to 3:35pm
Playtime
  • Sun., July 16, 2017, 1:30 pm
  • Tue., July 18, 2017, 1:30 pm
Morley Lecture Hall

In this brilliant comic critique of modernity and technology, Jacques Tati’s beloved, bumbling, bumbershoot-carrying alter ego, Monsieur Hulot, adds a much-needed dose of humanity to a sterile, soulless glass and steel cityscape on the edge of Paris that he tries to navigate.

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Law and Order
Sacro GRA
Welfare
Stefan Zweig: Farewell to Europe
Exhibition on Screen: I, Claude Monet
In the Heat of the Night