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Upcoming Films

E.g., 2018-02-25
E.g., 2018-02-25
Sunday, February 25, 2018 - 1:30pm to 3:45pm
Tokyo Story
  • Sun., February 25, 2018, 1:30 pm
  • Tue., February 27, 2018, 1:45 pm
Morley Lecture Hall

An elderly husband and wife travel to Tokyo to visit their grown children, but soon realize that their presence is a burden to their offspring. This moving classic is widely regarded as Ozu’s greatest film and, beyond that, one of the best movies ever made.

Tuesday, February 27, 2018 - 1:45pm to 4:00pm
Tokyo Story
  • Sun., February 25, 2018, 1:30 pm
  • Tue., February 27, 2018, 1:45 pm
Morley Lecture Hall

An elderly husband and wife travel to Tokyo to visit their grown children, but soon realize that their presence is a burden to their offspring. This moving classic is widely regarded as Ozu’s greatest film and, beyond that, one of the best movies ever made.

Friday, March 2, 2018 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari
  • Fri., March 2, 2018, 7:00 pm
Morley Lecture Hall

The granddaddy of German Expressionist films is an eerie, twisted psychodrama that unfolds on artificial, abstract sets. A carnival hypnotist commands a sleepwalker to commit a series of grisly murders. “One of the most exciting and inspired horror movies ever made” —Time Out Film Guide. Restored version.

Sunday, March 4, 2018 - 1:30pm to 2:55pm
Extraordinary Ordinary People. Rahim AlHaj, Washington, D. C., 2015, photograph by Alan Govenar.
  • Sun., March 4, 2018, 1:30 pm
Morley Lecture Hall

This new documentary surveys some of the folk and traditional artists—musicians, dancers, and craftspeople from a wide variety of backgrounds—who have received National Heritage Fellowships from the embattled National Endowment for the Arts. “A dazzling array of talent” —Hollywood Reporter. Cleveland premiere.

Tuesday, March 6, 2018 - 1:45pm to 3:05pm
Princess Tam Tam
  • Tue., March 6, 2018, 1:45 pm
  • Fri., March 9, 2018, 7:00 pm
Josephine Baker Returns!
Morley Lecture Hall

In this reworking of Pygmalion, a French novelist tries to pass off a Tunisian shepherdess (Baker) as an African princess to Parisian high society. Includes songs and dances.

Friday, March 9, 2018 - 7:00pm to 8:20pm
Princess Tam Tam
  • Tue., March 6, 2018, 1:45 pm
  • Fri., March 9, 2018, 7:00 pm
Josephine Baker Returns!
Morley Lecture Hall

In this reworking of Pygmalion, a French novelist tries to pass off a Tunisian shepherdess (Baker) as an African princess to Parisian high society. Includes songs and dances.

Sunday, March 11, 2018 - 1:30pm to 3:05pm
Ethel & Ernest
  • Sun., March 11, 2018, 1:30 pm
  • Tue., March 13, 2018, 1:45 pm
Morley Lecture Hall

Celebrated British author and illustrator Raymond Briggs (The Snowman, When the Wind Blows) pays tribute to his late parents, two ordinary Londoners who lived through extraordinary events (WWII, etc.), in this animated version of his 1998 graphic novel. “A deeply affecting feature-length animated film” —Hollywood Reporter. Cleveland premiere.

Tuesday, March 13, 2018 - 1:45pm to 3:20pm
Ethel & Ernest
  • Sun., March 11, 2018, 1:30 pm
  • Tue., March 13, 2018, 1:45 pm
Morley Lecture Hall

Celebrated British author and illustrator Raymond Briggs (The Snowman, When the Wind Blows) pays tribute to his late parents, two ordinary Londoners who lived through extraordinary events (WWII, etc.), in this animated version of his 1998 graphic novel. “A deeply affecting feature-length animated film” —Hollywood Reporter. Cleveland premiere.

Friday, March 16, 2018 - 7:00pm to 8:25pm
Waxworks
  • Fri., March 16, 2018, 7:00 pm
Morley Lecture Hall

In this celebrated anthology film, a poet is hired to write the back-story of three notorious personages in a wax museum’s “chamber of horrors”: Harun al-Rashid, Ivan the Terrible, Jack the Ripper. The stories come to life—literally, in one case. Restored version.

Sunday, March 18, 2018 - 1:30pm to 3:00pm
The Golem
  • Sun., March 18, 2018, 1:30 pm
Morley Lecture Hall

The prototype for the Frankenstein monster is found in this film version of an ancient Jewish legend. Set in 16th-century Prague, the film tells of a rabbi and Kabbalist who creates a giant, animated warrior out of clay to protect his congregation from the emperor’s cruel dictates.

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Early Summer
Bending the Arc
Exhibition on Screen: David Hockney at the Royal Academy of Art. David Hockney Painting "Winter Timber" in Bridlington, July 2009 © David Hockney Photo Credit: Jean-Pierre Gonçalves de Lima
I Know Where I'm Going
Django
Tokyo Story