Calendar of Events

Film Screenings

Date:
Wednesday, February 21, 2018
Time:
7:30 p.m.
Location:
Dryden Theatre
Philippe Garrel. A more thoughtful alternative to Bertolucci’s The Dreamers, Garrel’s epic-length masterpiece re-creates the Paris student revolts of May 1968 with astonishing authenticity and an unsentimental eye.
Date:
Thursday, February 22, 2018
Time:
7:30 p.m.
Location:
Dryden Theatre
Stories of Indian Cinema. After the immense commercial and critical success of his historical drama Lagaan: Once Upon a Time in India, producer/writer/director Ashutosh Gowariker decided to tackle a pressing contemporary issue—and do so in a slightly more contemplative way.
Date:
Friday, February 23, 2018
Time:
7:30 p.m.
Location:
Dryden Theatre
Rochester Premiere | Philippe Garrel. After a devastating breakup, the only place 23-year-old Jeanne has to stay in Paris is the small flat of her father, Giles. But when Jeanne arrives, she finds that her father’s new girlfriend has moved in, too: Arianne, a young woman her own age.
Date:
Saturday, February 24, 2018
Time:
7:30 p.m.
Location:
Dryden Theatre
Academy Awards at 90. Liam Neeson stars in an Oscar-nominated performance as Oskar Schindler, a gentile entrepreneur seeking to take monetary advantage of the Nazi occupation. As the war drags on and the human costs spiral, Schindler begins a personal journey that slowly transforms his role as exploiter to one of protector.
Date:
Tuesday, February 27, 2018
Time:
7:30 p.m.
Location:
Dryden Theatre
Silent Tuesdays | Erich von Stroheim. In a career laden with personality and business clashes, Erich von Stroheim never faced any like those surrounding Queen Kelly, his final silent film, starring Gloria Swanson and financed—with an ever-ballooning budget—by Swanson’s then-lover Joseph P. Kennedy.
Date:
Wednesday, February 28, 2018
Time:
7:30 p.m.
Location:
Dryden Theatre
Philippe Garrel. A young photographer (Louis Garrel, the director’s son) ends his affair with tempestuous actor Carole (Laura Smet) and moves on to the promise of domestic peace with the more even-tempered Eve (Clémentine Poidatz). As in all of Garrel’s work, the film is haunted by the dead—here, in its most visible incarnation.
Date:
Thursday, March 1, 2018
Time:
7:30 p.m.
Location:
Dryden Theatre
Academy Awards at 90. In this founding film of the neorealist movement, director Vittorio De Sica notably used non-actors, including Lamberto Maggiorani, an unemployed steelworker, as Ricci, a poster-hanger who relies on his bicycle to make a living. While he is busy with his son Bruno, the bicycle is stolen, and the two begin a desperate search for the thief.
Date:
Friday, March 2, 2018
Time:
7:30 p.m.
Location:
Dryden Theatre
Rochester Premiere | New 35mm Print. This wry, melancholic comedy from Aki Kaurismäki, a clear-eyed response to the current refugee crisis, follows two people searching for a place to call home.
Date:
Saturday, March 3, 2018
Time:
11 a.m.
Location:
Off Site
A group of British POWs captured by the Japanese during World War II are forced to build a bridge that will assist the enemy. This screening is part of the Oscar Gala Weekend hosted by Eastman Kodak. 
Date:
Saturday, March 3, 2018
Time:
3 p.m.
Location:
Off Site
A magical story of a slow-witted and sweet-hearted Alabama man who is unwittingly swept up in some of the key moments of the 20th century. This screening is part of the Oscar Gala Weekend hosted by Eastman Kodak. 

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