Calendar of Events

Film Screenings

Date:
Saturday, February 17, 2018
Time:
7:30 p.m.
Location:
Dryden Theatre
Academy Awards at 90. After twenty years toiling behind the camera, Eastwood the director finally achieved the stature of Clint the actor with Unforgiven, a violent, dust-choked western that revitalized a genre everyone took for dead.
Date:
Tuesday, February 20, 2018
Time:
7:30 p.m.
Location:
Dryden Theatre
Academy Awards at 90. After twenty years toiling behind the camera, Eastwood the director finally achieved the stature of Clint the actor with Unforgiven, a violent, dust-choked western that revitalized a genre everyone took for dead.
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.

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