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Upcoming Films

E.g., 2017-05-01
E.g., 2017-05-01
Sunday, May 21, 2017 - 2:30pm to 4:00pm
Alive and Kicking
  • Fri., May 19, 2017, 7:00 pm
  • Sun., May 21, 2017, 2:30 pm
Morley Lecture Hall

The history, culture, and worldwide resurgence of swing dancing is examined in this lively new documentary. “[Offers] likeable characters and some killer footage of couples throwing each other around at high speed without mussing their hair” —Hollywood Reporter.

Wednesday, May 24, 2017 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Keep Quiet
  • Wed., May 24, 2017, 7:00 pm
  • Fri., May 26, 2017, 7:00 pm
Morley Lecture Hall

Csanád Szegedi, a Holocaust denier and vice president of Hungary’s anti-Semitic, far-right extremist party, does a singular about-face when he discovers that his maternal grandparents were Jewish.

Friday, May 26, 2017 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Keep Quiet
  • Wed., May 24, 2017, 7:00 pm
  • Fri., May 26, 2017, 7:00 pm
Morley Lecture Hall

Csanád Szegedi, a Holocaust denier and vice president of Hungary’s anti-Semitic, far-right extremist party, does a singular about-face when he discovers that his maternal grandparents were Jewish.

Sunday, May 28, 2017 - 1:30pm to 2:55pm
Titicut Follies
  • Sun., May 28, 2017, 1:30 pm
  • Fri., June 2, 2017, 7:00 pm
50th Anniversary!
Morley Lecture Hall

Frederick Wiseman’s debut film is an unflinching exposé of Massachusetts’s Bridgewater State Hospital for the criminally insane. The movie was banned for 20 years because it allegedly violated the inmates’ privacy and dignity. But what it really did was show how the state tortured and abused people in its care.

Wednesday, May 31, 2017 - 6:45pm to 9:00pm
In Dubious Battle
  • Wed., May 31, 2017, 6:45 pm
Morley Lecture Hall

In this all-star Steinbeck adaptation set in Depression-era California, an idealistic activist urges apple pickers to strike for higher wages and better working conditions.

Friday, June 2, 2017 - 7:00pm to 8:25pm
Titicut Follies
  • Sun., May 28, 2017, 1:30 pm
  • Fri., June 2, 2017, 7:00 pm
50th Anniversary!
Morley Lecture Hall

Frederick Wiseman’s debut film is an unflinching exposé of Massachusetts’s Bridgewater State Hospital for the criminally insane. The movie was banned for 20 years because it allegedly violated the inmates’ privacy and dignity. But what it really did was show how the state tortured and abused people in its care.

Sunday, June 4, 2017 - 1:30pm to 2:35pm
High School
  • Sun., June 4, 2017, 1:30 pm
Morley Lecture Hall

Wiseman’s second documentary is a frank, often funny, fly-on-the-wall look at the daily activities within Philadelphia’s Northeast High School during spring 1968. Selected for the Library of Congress’s National Film Registry in 1991.

Wednesday, June 7, 2017 - 7:00pm to 8:35pm
Deconstructing the Beatles’ "Revolver"
  • Wed., June 7, 2017, 7:00 pm
Morley Lecture Hall

Beatles expert (and frequent CMA guest) Scott Freiman takes viewers into the studio as the Fab Four create their seminal 1966 album that some regard as the best ever. Freiman uses rare audio and video clips to dissect the recording of such classic tracks as “Eleanor Rigby,” “Yellow Submarine,” and “Tomorrow Never Knows.”

Friday, June 9, 2017 - 7:00pm to 8:35pm
Deconstructing the Beatles’ "Sgt. Pepper"
  • Fri., June 9, 2017, 7:00 pm
Morley Lecture Hall

Musicologist and Beatles expert (and frequent CMA guest) Scott Freiman explores the history and production of the landmark 1967 recording Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band, which Rolling Stone called “the most important rock & roll album ever made.”

Sunday, June 11, 2017 - 1:30pm to 2:55pm
Hospital
  • Sun., June 11, 2017, 1:30 pm
Morley Lecture Hall

Take a look inside East Harlem’s Metropolitan Hospital Center, mostly the emergency ward and outpatient clinic, in this unvarnished look at urban health care circa 1970. Winner of two Emmy awards, the movie was added to the Library of Congress’s National Film Registry in 1994.

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