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Upcoming Films

E.g., 2014-04-19
E.g., 2014-04-19
Sunday, June 1, 2014 - 1:30pm
Fri., May 30, 2014, 7:00 pm, Sun., June 1, 2014, 1:30 pm
Morley Lecture Hall

Cranky Canadian documentarian Alan Zweig (I, Curmudgeon; Vinyl) asks Jewish comics whether they think, as he does, that Jews used to be funnier than they are now. Many disagree. Cleveland premiere.

Wednesday, June 4, 2014 - 6:45pm
Wed., June 4, 2014, 6:45 pm
Morley Lecture Hall

Originally produced for PBS’ American Playhouse, this earlier film version of the true story told in 12 Years a Slave—about a free black man living in 19th-century America who is sold into slavery—was directed by the eminent African American photographer and filmmaker Gordon Parks. “A production that doesn’t deserve to be forgotten or ignored.” –Leonard Maltin.

Friday, June 6, 2014 - 7:00pm
Fri., June 6, 2014, 7:00 pm, Sun., June 8, 2014, 1:30 pm
Morley Lecture Hall

This new film picks up the story of China’s foremost dissident artist after the events chronicled in the 2012 documentary Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry. Released after 80 days in solitary confinement but still under house arrest and constant surveillance, Ai is seen with his partner and young son at home, working on projects and fighting a trumped-up charge of tax evasion.

Sunday, June 8, 2014 - 1:30pm
Fri., June 6, 2014, 7:00 pm, Sun., June 8, 2014, 1:30 pm
Morley Lecture Hall

This new film picks up the story of China’s foremost dissident artist after the events chronicled in the 2012 documentary Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry. Released after 80 days in solitary confinement but still under house arrest and constant surveillance, Ai is seen with his partner and young son at home, working on projects and fighting a trumped-up charge of tax evasion.

Wednesday, June 11, 2014 - 7:00pm
Wed., June 11, 2014, 7:00 pm, Sun., June 15, 2014, 1:30 pm
Morley Lecture Hall

This amazing documentary chronicles the quest by a 14-year-old Dutch girl, Laura Dekker, to become the youngest person to sail solo around the world. Contains much footage shot by Dekker during her epic voyage in a 38-foot ketch. Cleveland premiere.

Friday, June 13, 2014 - 7:00pm
Fri., June 13, 2014, 7:00 pm
Morley Lecture Hall

A group of fanatical Aussie music lovers aspire to break the “curse” of Havergal Brian’s notorious First Symphony (“The Gothic,” 1927) and, unlike those before them, mount a full performance of this largest, longest, and most challenging of symphonies, requiring two orchestras, four brass bands, and five choirs. “Delightful.” –Alex Ross.

Sunday, June 15, 2014 - 1:30pm
Wed., June 11, 2014, 7:00 pm, Sun., June 15, 2014, 1:30 pm
Morley Lecture Hall

This amazing documentary chronicles the quest by a 14-year-old Dutch girl, Laura Dekker, to become the youngest person to sail solo around the world. Contains much footage shot by Dekker during her epic voyage in a 38-foot ketch. Cleveland premiere.

Wednesday, June 18, 2014 - 6:30pm
Wed., June 18, 2014, 6:30 pm
Morley Lecture Hall

Dave Filipi, Director of Film/Video at the Wexner Center for the Arts in Columbus, returns to CMA to present an all-new program of “Rare Baseball Films.” This year’s show, like the previous two, draws on the Hearst Metrotone News Collection at the UCLA Film & Television Archive.

Friday, June 20, 2014 - 7:00pm
Fri., June 20, 2014, 7:00 pm, Sun., June 22, 2014, 1:30 pm
Morley Lecture Hall

This award-winning new documentary explores the work and philosophy of the camera-shy conceptual artist whose beautiful and colorful geometric drawings adorn walls all over the world, including at CMA. Cleveland premiere.

Sunday, June 22, 2014 - 1:30pm
Fri., June 20, 2014, 7:00 pm, Sun., June 22, 2014, 1:30 pm
Morley Lecture Hall

This award-winning new documentary explores the work and philosophy of the camera-shy conceptual artist whose beautiful and colorful geometric drawings adorn walls all over the world, including at CMA. Cleveland premiere.

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