By Sidney Lumet
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Upcoming Films

E.g., 2016-12-02
E.g., 2016-12-02
Friday, December 2, 2016 - 6:45pm to 8:55pm
Dog Day Afternoon
  • Wed., November 30, 2016, 6:45 pm
  • Fri., December 2, 2016, 6:45 pm
Morley Lecture Hall

A bungled Brooklyn bank robbery by a first-time thief spirals into a tense hostage crisis and chaotic media circus. This outrageous, Oscar-winning drama was inspired by a true case.

Sunday, December 4, 2016 - 1:30pm to 3:30pm
Running on Empty
  • Sun., December 4, 2016, 1:30 pm
Archival print!
Morley Lecture Hall

A fugitive family consisting of two former radicals and two children, on the run from the FBI since the 1970s, comes to a crossroads when the older teen son wants to embark on a life of his own. A neglected, wrenching masterpiece.

Wednesday, December 7, 2016 - 6:45pm to 8:50pm
The Hill
  • Wed., December 7, 2016, 6:45 pm
Morley Lecture Hall

Soldiers serving time in a British military prison in North Africa during World War II bristle at the demeaning dictates of the camp’s brutal commander.

Friday, December 9, 2016 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
The Executioner
  • Fri., December 9, 2016, 7:00 pm
Morley Lecture Hall

An elderly executioner looking to marry off his unappealing daughter and, at the same time, find his own successor discovers a possible candidate in a lonely (but meek) undertaker.

Sunday, December 11, 2016 - 1:30pm to 4:20pm
Prince of the City
  • Sun., December 11, 2016, 1:30 pm
Archival print!
Morley Lecture Hall

In this masterful crime epic based on a true story, a New York City cop who blows the whistle on departmental corruption no longer knows who his friends are. “Serpico all over again, but revised, enlarged, and immeasurably improved” —Time Out Film Guide.

Wednesday, December 14, 2016 - 6:15pm to 8:45pm
The Group
  • Wed., December 14, 2016, 6:15 pm
  • Fri., December 16, 2016, 6:15 pm
Morley Lecture Hall

This kaleidoscopic film charts the loves and lives of eight diverse female classmates at a Vassar-like college, from their graduation in 1933 to the eve of World War II. “A beautifully crafted and brilliantly acted adaptation of Mary McCarthy’s novel” —Time Out Film Guide.

Friday, December 16, 2016 - 6:15pm to 8:45pm
The Group
  • Wed., December 14, 2016, 6:15 pm
  • Fri., December 16, 2016, 6:15 pm
Morley Lecture Hall

This kaleidoscopic film charts the loves and lives of eight diverse female classmates at a Vassar-like college, from their graduation in 1933 to the eve of World War II. “A beautifully crafted and brilliantly acted adaptation of Mary McCarthy’s novel” —Time Out Film Guide.

Sunday, December 18, 2016 - 1:30pm to 3:15pm
Cézanne—Conversation with Joachim Gasquet
  • Sun., December 18, 2016, 1:30 pm
Straub-Huillet double feature!
Morley Lecture Hall

Two films on the visual arts by a celebrated French avant-garde filmmaking team. The first is a moving tribute to Paul Cézanne that incorporates passages from Joachim Gasquet’s 1921 memoir about the painter with carefully chosen photographs and film clips. The second is an opinionated reflection on how art is presented and preserved at museums, derived from Cézanne’s ideas.

Wednesday, December 21, 2016 - 7:00pm to 8:55pm
The Offence
  • Wed., December 21, 2016, 7:00 pm
  • Fri., December 23, 2016, 7:00 pm
Morley Lecture Hall

A veteran police detective snaps while interrogating an accused child molester. “My choice for the best Sidney Lumet film you’ve probably never seen . . . Connery gives his most fearless performance” —Owen Gleiberman, Entertainment Weekly.

Friday, December 23, 2016 - 7:00pm to 8:55pm
The Offence
  • Wed., December 21, 2016, 7:00 pm
  • Fri., December 23, 2016, 7:00 pm
Morley Lecture Hall

A veteran police detective snaps while interrogating an accused child molester. “My choice for the best Sidney Lumet film you’ve probably never seen . . . Connery gives his most fearless performance” —Owen Gleiberman, Entertainment Weekly.

Pages

Murder on the Orient Express
Robert Shaw: Man of Many Voices
The Dying of the Light
Serpico
The Magic Flute
Dog Day Afternoon
Running on Empty