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Upcoming Films

E.g., 2015-03-03
E.g., 2015-03-03
Wednesday, March 4, 2015 - 7:00pm to 8:15pm
  • Wed., March 4, 2015, 7:00 pm
Morley Lecture Hall

Baba Yaga, the supernatural crone of ancient Slavic folklore, becomes the springboard for an investigation of nature and civilization in Eastern European fairy tales and history in this wide-ranging essay-film that blends anthropology and animation. “Likely to cast a spell on more adventurous cinephiles.”—Hollywood Reporter. Cleveland premiere.

Friday, March 6, 2015 - 7:00pm
  • Fri., March 6, 2015, 7:00 pm
Gartner Auditorium

This new documentary celebrates what its makers call “the greatest institution in Irish society”—the pub. The movie not only profiles venerable watering holes renowned for the warmth, wit, and wisdom of their habitués, but also looks at the families who own and operate them—often for generations.

Sunday, March 8, 2015 - 1:30pm to 3:50pm
  • Sun., March 8, 2015, 1:30 pm
  • Wed., March 11, 2015, 6:30 pm
Morley Lecture Hall

This new, Oscar-nominated Studio Ghibli film by the animation studio’s 79-year-old cofounder is an adaptation of a 10th-century Japanese folktale about a miniature goddess found in a bamboo shoot who becomes human-size when raised by the bamboo cutter and his wife. “A visionary tour de force. . . . Takes hand-drawn animation to new heights of fluidity.”—Variety.

Wednesday, March 11, 2015 - 6:30pm to 8:50pm
  • Sun., March 8, 2015, 1:30 pm
  • Wed., March 11, 2015, 6:30 pm
Morley Lecture Hall

This new, Oscar-nominated Studio Ghibli film by the animation studio’s 79-year-old cofounder is an adaptation of a 10th-century Japanese folktale about a miniature goddess found in a bamboo shoot who becomes human-size when raised by the bamboo cutter and his wife. “A visionary tour de force. . . . Takes hand-drawn animation to new heights of fluidity.”—Variety.

Friday, March 13, 2015 - 7:30pm to 8:45pm
  • Fri., March 13, 2015, 7:30 pm
  • Sun., March 15, 2015, 1:30 pm
Morley Lecture Hall

Private Benjamin meets M*A*S*H, speaks Hebrew, and keeps kosher” (Film Forum, New York) in this new comedy about bored female Israeli army conscripts biding their time at a remote desert outpost, hoping for a transfer to Tel Aviv. Best Narrative Feature, Tribeca Film Festival 2014. Cleveland premiere.

Sunday, March 15, 2015 - 1:30pm to 2:45pm
  • Fri., March 13, 2015, 7:30 pm
  • Sun., March 15, 2015, 1:30 pm
Morley Lecture Hall

Private Benjamin meets M*A*S*H, speaks Hebrew, and keeps kosher” (Film Forum, New York) in this new comedy about bored female Israeli army conscripts biding their time at a remote desert outpost, hoping for a transfer to Tel Aviv. Best Narrative Feature, Tribeca Film Festival 2014. Cleveland premiere.

Thursday, March 19, 2015 - 5:00pm to 6:45pm
  • Thu., March 19, 2015, 5:00 pm
  • Fri., March 20, 2015, 6:25 pm
Tower City Cinemas

Once again the museum is a community partner for an acclaimed new foreign-language film showing at this year’s Cleveland International Film Festival, March 18–29 at Tower City Cinemas and at various locations around town (including the CMA).

Friday, March 20, 2015 - 6:25pm to 8:10pm
  • Thu., March 19, 2015, 5:00 pm
  • Fri., March 20, 2015, 6:25 pm
Tower City Cinemas

Once again the museum is a community partner for an acclaimed new foreign-language film showing at this year’s Cleveland International Film Festival, March 18–29 at Tower City Cinemas and at various locations around town (including the CMA).

Wednesday, April 1, 2015 - 7:00pm to 8:25pm
  • Wed., April 1, 2015, 7:00 pm
Morley Lecture Hall

For 45 years Ouagadougou’s Pan-African film festival, FESPACO, has been the chief meeting place for African filmmakers. Every two years they come to Burkina Faso to showcase their new works and discuss the state of cinema on the continent. This new documentary profiles the festival and its guests during its 2011 edition. Cleveland premiere.

Friday, April 3, 2015 - 7:00pm to 8:45pm
  • Fri., April 3, 2015, 7:00 pm
  • Wed., April 8, 2015, 7:00 pm
Morley Lecture Hall

Sometimes cited as the greatest African film ever made, this strange, gorgeous fable follows a Bamana boy who flees his murderous father, grows to maturity in the wilderness, and returns to confront his paternal nemesis. Suffused with myth and ritual, this fantasy has been likened by some to Star Wars.

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