Calendar of Events

Film Screenings

Date:
Sunday, February 19, 2017
Time:
2 p.m.
Location:
Dryden Theatre
Ernest Borgnine. This tight, brutal slab of Canadian exploitation is as much a critique of homespun bloodthirst as it is a surprisingly effective example of savage ’70s cinema.
Date:
Tuesday, February 21, 2017
Time:
7:30 p.m.
Location:
Dryden Theatre
Choreography for Camera. Two experimental shorts that explore the relationship between film and dance.
Date:
Wednesday, February 22, 2017
Time:
7:30 p.m.
Location:
Dryden Theatre
Mahamat-Saleh Haroun. Despite a bum leg, 25-year-old Grigris has hopes of becoming a professional dancer, making some extra cash putting his killer moves to good use on the dance floor of his local club every weekend.
Date:
Thursday, February 23, 2017
Time:
7:30 p.m.
Location:
Dryden Theatre
Ernest Borgnine. Sam Peckinpah’s rollicking, proudly lowbrow comedy adventure about a convoy of interstate truckers on the run from a corrupt county sheriff is really a western in trucker drag.
Date:
Friday, February 24, 2017
Time:
7:30 p.m.
Location:
Dryden Theatre
Ernest Borgnine. Kurt Russell stars as action movie icon Snake Plissken in John Carpenter's cult futuristic thriller.
Date:
Saturday, February 25, 2017
Time:
7:30 p.m.
Location:
Dryden Theatre
Nitrate Picture Show Festival Favorite. A fresh-faced farm girl goes to Hollywood and becomes a star, but her rise to the top is accompanied by heartbreak and tragedy. This original Technicolor nitrate print will dazzle your eyes!
Date:
Sunday, February 26, 2017
Time:
2 p.m.
Location:
Dryden Theatre
Dryden Kids. The strange and wonderful story of a man-child in search of his beloved bicycle.
Date:
Tuesday, February 28, 2017
Time:
7:30 p.m.
Location:
Dryden Theatre
Choreography for Camera. A film recording of a famous 1962 two-act ballet choreographed by George Balanchine, one of the most celebrated choreographers of our time.
Date:
Wednesday, March 1, 2017
Time:
7:30 p.m.
Location:
Dryden Theatre
Holocaust: Affect and Absence. Death Mills was the first documentary to show what the Allies found when they liberated the Nazi extermination camps. Night and Fog contrasts the stillness of the abandoned camps’ quiet, empty buildings with haunting wartime footage.
Date:
Thursday, March 2, 2017
Time:
7:30 p.m.
Location:
Dryden Theatre
Survey of Contemporary Italian Cinema | Filmmaker in Person| Rochester Premiere. Blaxploitalian is a documentary about the role of actors of African descent throughout the history of Italian cinema.

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