Calendar of Events

Film Screenings

Date:
Thursday, June 8, 2017
Time:
7:30 p.m.
Location:
Dryden Theatre
Period Dramas. Pasolini worked with darker hues here than in the rest of his Trilogy of Life to adapt Geoffrey Chaucer’s ribald epic.
Date:
Friday, June 9, 2017
Time:
7:30 p.m.
Location:
Dryden Theatre
Eugène Green | Rochester Premiere. “This arch, bold, and tender transposition of elements of the Nativity to the cramped secular life of a high-school student in current-day Paris is as much of an emotional wonder as a conceptual one.” – The New Yorker
Date:
Saturday, June 10, 2017
Time:
7:30 p.m.
Location:
Dryden Theatre
Period Dramas. Adapting the ancient Arabic collection of stories One Thousand and One Nights, Pasolini creates an exotic, dreamlike utopia of sexual delights and endless possibilities.
Date:
Sunday, June 11, 2017
Time:
2 p.m.
Location:
Dryden Theatre
Rochester Premiere. LeWitt’s artwork can be seen as obsession pushed to the limit of paradox and absurdity: simple ideas, communicated simply—often with a set of instructions sent by fax—lead to overwhelming visual and intellectual complexity.
Date:
Monday, June 12, 2017
Time:
1:30 p.m.
Location:
Dryden Theatre
Senior Matinee | Period Dramas. Ostensibly a biography of Catherine the Great, this breathtaking historical drama is now considered one of the most innovative productions of the sound era. Free for ages 55 and older.
Date:
Tuesday, June 13, 2017
Time:
7:30 p.m.
Location:
Dryden Theatre
Period Dramas. Fellini's most intimate and popular film takes us back to the (meticulously re-created) coastal town Rimini of his adolescence in the 1930s, replete with a host of idiosyncratic small-town personalities and anecdotal vignettes.
Date:
Wednesday, June 14, 2017
Time:
7:30 p.m.
Location:
Dryden Theatre
Period Dramas. Tokyo, 1930s. A former prostitute who now works as a maid in a hotel begins a passionate, obsessive sexual relationship with the hotel owner that renders everything around them irrelevant, even life itself. For mature audiences only.
Date:
Thursday, June 15, 2017
Time:
7:30 p.m.
Location:
Dryden Theatre
Period Dramas. In early 20th-century Edwardian England, the defiantly independent and flat broke Margaret Schlegel (Emma Thompson) is slowly seduced by the genteel Henry Wilcox (Anthony Hopkins), whose social graces belie darker desires. Free to members.
Date:
Friday, June 16, 2017
Time:
7:30 p.m.
Location:
Dryden Theatre
Rochester Premiere | Filmmaker in Person. Cinematic renaissance man Ted Fendt—filmmaker, projectionist, translator, and scholar—has over the last few years quietly made a name for himself with a small body of short films. Intentionally (and hilariously) anti-dramatic and uneventful, they seem to stand in opposition to a feature-film sensibility.
Date:
Saturday, June 17, 2017
Time:
7:30 p.m.
Location:
Dryden Theatre
Period Dramas. Directed by Roman Polanski, this lush, lyrical, delicate romance leads a lone peasant girl down a tragic road paved with lies, seduction, betrayal, and murder.

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