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Upcoming Films

E.g., 2014-07-31
E.g., 2014-07-31
Friday, August 1, 2014 - 7:00pm
Fri., August 1, 2014, 7:00 pm, Sun., August 3, 2014, 1:30 pm
Morley Lecture Hall

In Civil War America, two black freedmen are employed by a white bounty hunter to retrieve a runaway slave and return him to the South. “Equal parts suspenseful road movie, persuasively detailed period drama and emotionally resonant coming-of-age story…An outstanding example of regional indie filmmaking.” –Variety.

Sunday, August 3, 2014 - 1:30pm
Fri., August 1, 2014, 7:00 pm, Sun., August 3, 2014, 1:30 pm
Morley Lecture Hall

In Civil War America, two black freedmen are employed by a white bounty hunter to retrieve a runaway slave and return him to the South. “Equal parts suspenseful road movie, persuasively detailed period drama and emotionally resonant coming-of-age story…An outstanding example of regional indie filmmaking.” –Variety.

Wednesday, August 6, 2014 - 7:00pm
Wed., August 6, 2014, 7:00 pm
Morley Lecture Hall

Perhaps Siodmak’s masterpiece, this brooding tale of crime and double cross tells of a desperate armored car guard who will do anything to win back his ex-wife, now living with a gangster.

Sunday, August 10, 2014 - 1:30pm
Sun., August 10, 2014, 1:30 pm
Morley Lecture Hall

Based on an Alice Munro story, this serio-comic drama focuses on a shy, lonely housekeeper who is tricked by her adolescent charge into believing that the teen’s single dad is in love with her.

Wednesday, August 13, 2014 - 6:00pm
Wed., August 13, 2014, 6:00 pm
Special Free Screening!
Morley Lecture Hall

British actor Dominic West (The Wire) and his childhood friend, Sanskrit scholar Dr. James Mallinson, join approximately 100 million other pilgrims on a trip to the largest devotional gathering in the world, the triennial Maha Kumbh Mela in India.

Wednesday, August 13, 2014 - 7:00pm
Wed., August 13, 2014, 7:00 pm
Morley Lecture Hall

Largely unknown in America, Raymond Bernard’s 1934 Les Misérables is widely regarded as the greatest screen version of Victor Hugo’s oft-filmed epic novel. Consisting of three separate movies, this adaptation stars Harry Baur as Jean Valjean, the petty thief and parolee who is pursued for 20 years by relentless police inspector Javert (Charles Vanel).

Friday, August 15, 2014 - 7:00pm
Fri., August 15, 2014, 7:00 pm, Sun., August 17, 2014, 1:30 pm
Morley Lecture Hall

In this breezy French comedy, a popular TV star tries to convince a curmudgeonly colleague who has retired from acting and moved to an island that he should perform with him in a new production of Molière’s The Misanthrope.

Sunday, August 17, 2014 - 1:30pm
Fri., August 15, 2014, 7:00 pm, Sun., August 17, 2014, 1:30 pm
Morley Lecture Hall

In this breezy French comedy, a popular TV star tries to convince a curmudgeonly colleague who has retired from acting and moved to an island that he should perform with him in a new production of Molière’s The Misanthrope.

Wednesday, August 20, 2014 - 7:00pm
Wed., August 20, 2014, 7:00 pm
Morley Lecture Hall

Largely unknown in America, Raymond Bernard’s 1934 Les Misérables is widely regarded as the greatest screen version of Victor Hugo’s oft-filmed epic novel. Consisting of three separate movies, this adaptation stars Harry Baur as Jean Valjean, the petty thief and parolee who is pursued for 20 years by relentless police inspector Javert (Charles Vanel).

Friday, August 22, 2014 - 6:45pm
Fri., August 22, 2014, 6:45 pm, Sun., August 24, 2014, 12:30 pm
Morley Lecture Hall

This four-part, four-hour, fly-on-the-wall documentary chronicles how a planned five-year renovation of Amsterdam’s famed art museum, begun in 2003, ballooned into an incredibly complex and expensive 10-year undertaking. Clevelanders should be able to relate. “An exemplary study in the sociology of art administration.” –N.Y. Times.

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