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Upcoming Films

E.g., 2014-12-23
E.g., 2014-12-23
Friday, February 6, 2015 - 7:00pm
Fri., February 6, 2015, 7:00 pm
Morley Lecture Hall

The subject of this new documentary is Reverend Gary Davis, the blind blues and gospel singer and guitarist who influenced Bob Dylan, Dave Van Ronk, and other folkies and rockers.

Sunday, February 8, 2015 - 1:30pm
Sun., February 8, 2015, 1:30 pm, Wed., February 11, 2015, 6:45 pm
Morley Lecture Hall

A corrupt, corpulent cop locks horns with a Mexican narcotics agent in this lurid tale of drugs, kidnapping, and murder in a sleazy American border town. 1998 restoration.

Wednesday, February 11, 2015 - 6:45pm
Sun., February 8, 2015, 1:30 pm, Wed., February 11, 2015, 6:45 pm
Morley Lecture Hall

A corrupt, corpulent cop locks horns with a Mexican narcotics agent in this lurid tale of drugs, kidnapping, and murder in a sleazy American border town. 1998 restoration.

Friday, February 13, 2015 - 6:30pm
Fri., February 13, 2015, 6:30 pm
Gartner Auditorium

In October 1965, faced with the impossible task of producing a new album of original music for a Christmas release, the Beatles emerged—in a month—with one of their most beloved albums, Rubber Soul. In this all-new presentation, Scott Freiman walks Beatles fans young and old through the creation of this landmark disc (now 50 years old), telling the stories behind such classic tracks as “Norwegian Wood,” “In My Life,” and “Nowhere Man.”

Saturday, February 14, 2015 - 1:30pm
Sat., February 14, 2015, 1:30 pm
Gartner Auditorium

Scott Freiman looks at the Beatles’ seminal 1967 album from multiple angles, exploring the history behind the music. He uses unreleased recordings to examine the construction of songs from the first take to the final version. This expanded lecture is an hour longer than the one he presented in 2012.

Sunday, February 15, 2015 - 1:30pm
Sun., February 15, 2015, 1:30 pm
Gartner Auditorium

An hour longer than the version presented in 2012, this talk finds Scott Freiman taking an in-depth look at the creation of the Beatles’ best-selling 1968 two-LP set The Beatles (commonly known as the “White Album”). Freiman traces the creation of some of the band’s greatest songs during one of their most eventful and tumultuous years.

Wednesday, February 18, 2015 - 7:00pm
Wed., February 18, 2015, 7:00 pm
Morley Lecture Hall

This survey of Soviet-era electronic music and instruments offers a startling peek behind the now-rusted Iron Curtain. Subjects range from Léon Theremin, Russian inventor of the world’s first electronic instrument, to bizarre machines and singular synthesizers that were by-products of the KGB and the Soviet military.

Friday, February 20, 2015 - 6:45pm
Fri., February 20, 2015, 6:45 pm, Sun., February 22, 2015, 1:30 pm
Morley Lecture Hall

Recently reedited and remastered, this revelatory 1996 essay film by two celebrated film scholars employs extensive film clips and original interviews to look afresh at the Hollywood blacklist era. “Socially committed filmmaking doesn't get any better than this.”—L.A. Times.

Sunday, February 22, 2015 - 1:30pm
Fri., February 20, 2015, 6:45 pm, Sun., February 22, 2015, 1:30 pm
Morley Lecture Hall

Recently reedited and remastered, this revelatory 1996 essay film by two celebrated film scholars employs extensive film clips and original interviews to look afresh at the Hollywood blacklist era. “Socially committed filmmaking doesn't get any better than this.”—L.A. Times.

Wednesday, February 25, 2015 - 7:00pm
Wed., February 25, 2015, 7:00 pm, Fri., February 27, 2015, 7:00 pm
Morley Lecture Hall

This dazzling, dizzying discourse on fakes, forgeries, and frauds from a master of legerdemain encompasses Elmyr de Hory’s masterful faux paintings, Clifford Irving’s hoax biography of Howard Hughes, and Welles’s own War of the Worlds broadcast.

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