Calendar of Events

Film Screenings

Date:
Tuesday, April 25, 2017
Time:
7:30 p.m.
Location:
Dryden Theatre
12 Postcards from Prison | Silent Tuesdays. An embezzler fakes his own death and assumes another identity in this technically innovative film by Cecil B. DeMille.
Date:
Wednesday, April 26, 2017
Time:
7:30 p.m.
Location:
Dryden Theatre
Holocaust: Affect and Absence| Rochester Premiere. In her final masterpiece, Chantal Akerman creates a portrait of her relationship with her mother, Natalia, a Holocaust survivor and central presence in Akerman’s films.
Date:
Thursday, April 27, 2017
Time:
7:30 p.m.
Location:
Dryden Theatre
12 Postcards from Prison. In 1975 Gerry Conlon (Daniel Day-Lewis) received a life sentence for participating in the IRA bombing of an English pub—a crime which resulted in five deaths of four British officers and a civilian, but which Conlon did not, in fact, commit.
Date:
Friday, April 28, 2017
Time:
7:30 p.m.
Location:
Dryden Theatre
12 Postcards from Prison | Rochester Premiere | Filmmaker in Person. More people are imprisoned in the United States at this moment than in any other time or place in history, yet the prison itself has never felt further away or more out of sight.
Date:
Saturday, April 29, 2017
Time:
7:30 p.m.
Location:
Dryden Theatre
Vittorio Storaro. Well-heeled American travelers Kit and Port indulge a winsome third wheel through North Africa. They flee erotic attachment, pushing deeper into the desert, where there are no hotels and dollars are worthless.
Date:
Sunday, April 30, 2017
Time:
2 p.m.
Location:
Dryden Theatre
Vittorio Storaro. Prompted by the dreams of Lama-seeking Buddhist monks, young Jesse Conrad travels to Bhutan to discover if he is the budding Buddha-to-be. His path to enlightenment mirrors the life story of Prince Siddhartha.
Date:
Monday, May 1, 2017
Time:
1:30 p.m.
Location:
Dryden Theatre
Senior Matinee | Eastman Entertains. George Cukor's witty, withering, and relentlessly human, high-stakes soap opera Dinner at Eight features an A-list cast of John and Lionel Barrymore, Wallace Beery, Marie Dressler, and Jean Harlow. Free for ages 55 and older.
Date:
Tuesday, May 2, 2017
Time:
7:30 p.m.
Location:
Dryden Theatre
Andrzej Żuławski. Upon returning home from a business trip, Mark (Sam Neill) discovers that his wife Anna (Isabelle Adjani) wants a divorce. Full of hate and bitterness, their lives spiral violently out of control, as both turn to new lovers . . . one of which may not be human. For mature audiences only.
Date:
Wednesday, May 3, 2017
Time:
7:30 p.m.
Location:
Dryden Theatre
WALL\THERAPY. Style Wars captures the look and feel of New York’s subway system as graffiti writers’ public playground, battleground, and spectacular artistic canvas.
Date:
Thursday, May 4, 2017
Time:
7:30 p.m.
Location:
Dryden Theatre
Rochester Premiere | Post-screening Discussion. Cinema Futures travels to international locations and, together with renowned filmmakers, museum curators, historians, and engineers, dramatizes the future of film and cinema in the age of digital moving pictures.

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