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Upcoming Films

E.g., 2014-12-23
E.g., 2014-12-23
Friday, December 26, 2014 - 1:30pm
Fri., December 26, 2014, 1:30 pm
Morley Lecture Hall

The inner life of a poet/artist is vividly manifested on screen in Cocteau’s dreamy, experimental, visually stunning first film. Preceded at 1:30 by Luis Buñuel and Salvador Dalí’s 20-min. Un Chien Andalou (France, 1929), the most famous (and shocking) of all surrealist films. Adults only.

Saturday, December 27, 2014 - 1:30pm
Sat., December 27, 2014, 1:30 pm
Recital Hall

This experimental narrative feature about a man who can create and sell dreams incorporates fantastic sequences by a who's who of Surrealist/Dadaist artists: Max Ernst, Fernand Léger, Man Ray, Marcel Duchamp, Alexander Calder, and Richter himself. Music by John Cage, Darius Milhaud, Paul Bowles, et al. Adults only.

Sunday, December 28, 2014 - 1:30pm
Sun., December 28, 2014, 1:30 pm
Morley Lecture Hall

Two bored young women thumb their noses at modern consumer society in this anarchic, visually inventive masterpiece of the Czech New Wave—a dada movie that leaves viewers gaga. Preceded at 1:30 by Jan Švankmajer’s 16-min. animated short “Food” (Czech Republic, 1992). Adults only.

Tuesday, December 30, 2014 - 1:30pm
Tue., December 30, 2014, 1:30 pm
Morley Lecture Hall

Voted best film of the 2000s in three separate critics’ polls, David Lynch’s mysterious, menacing, mesmerizing tale of two young actresses in contemporary Hollywood takes as many twists and turns as the eponymous road. Adults only.

Wednesday, December 31, 2014 - 1:30pm
Wed., December 31, 2014, 1:30 pm
Morley Lecture Hall

This rapturous valentine to the movies tells of a mysterious French businessman in a stretch limo who dons different disguises for a surreal series of theatrical “appointments” around Paris. Adults only.

Friday, January 2, 2015 - 6:30pm
Fri., January 2, 2015, 6:30 pm
Morley Lecture Hall

The highs and lows of the 2013–14 civil uprising in Kiev, Ukraine, that led to the ouster of pro-Russian President Viktor Yanukovych are captured in a series of fixed master shots in this extraordinary documentary from the director of My Joy and In the Fog.

Sunday, January 4, 2015 - 1:30pm
Sun., January 4, 2015, 1:30 pm
A Special Event! Alix Kates Shulman in Person!
Gartner Auditorium

Writer, activist, and Cleveland native Alix Kates Shulman (Memoirs of an Ex–Prom Queen) will answer questions after a screening of a lively new documentary that traces the early history of the modern women’s movement (1966–71)—from the founding of NOW by ladies in hats and gloves to the emergence of more radical (and outrageous and contentious) factions of feminists.

Wednesday, January 7, 2015 - 7:00pm
Wed., January 7, 2015, 7:00 pm, Fri., January 9, 2015, 7:00 pm
Morley Lecture Hall

This Hitchcockian adaptation of a Patricia Highsmith novel is set in picturesque Greece and Turkey during the 1960s. It tells of a shady Athens tour guide who becomes involved with a wealthy and stylish American couple who have their own skeletons in the closet. “A gripping old-school suspenser.”—Variety.

Friday, January 9, 2015 - 7:00pm
Wed., January 7, 2015, 7:00 pm, Fri., January 9, 2015, 7:00 pm
Morley Lecture Hall

This Hitchcockian adaptation of a Patricia Highsmith novel is set in picturesque Greece and Turkey during the 1960s. It tells of a shady Athens tour guide who becomes involved with a wealthy and stylish American couple who have their own skeletons in the closet. “A gripping old-school suspenser.”—Variety.

Sunday, January 11, 2015 - 1:30pm
Sun., January 11, 2015, 1:30 pm, Wed., January 14, 2015, 6:45 pm
Morley Lecture Hall

Orson Welles’s film directorial debut is a fun, flamboyant account of the rise and fall of a mysterious newspaper tycoon. Long voted the greatest movie of all time.

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