Programs for Adults
Select Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday afternoons at 2:00 PM
Free for Members or with paid Museum admission. Tickets are distributed one hour prior to film showing on a first-come basis. Seating capacity is 90. Films are subject to change.
May 18, 19 & 22
Orozco: Man on Fire (2007) 60 minutes
A visually arresting portrait of Mexican muralist José Clemente Orozco, the film demonstrates the artist's dynamic painting which changed the way we now see art and politics.
CINEMA AS AN ART FORM
Thursdays at 1:00 PM
Tickets: $5 Members; $10 all others. Tickets may be purchased in advance at the Front Desk. Ticket price does not include admission to the Museum. Subtitles are provided
This series of award-winning foreign and independent film s illustrates how various artistic elements are employed to create exceptional movies that both entertain and provoke the viewer. Moderator Myrna Loman offers background material on each film and conducts discussions relevant to themes and cinema technique.
Generously underwritten by Beatrice Cummings Mayer.
A Separation (2011) Iran
A couple faces a decision to improve the life of their child by moving to another country or to stay in Iran and look after a deterioriating parent..
In a Better World (2010) Denmark
Two Danish families grapple with loss and their children's extraordinary but risky friendship.
Monsieur Ibrahim (2003) France, R
In a poor neighborhood in Paris, a Turkish shop owner befriends a Jewish teen boy.
The Italian (2005) Russia, PG-13
An abandoned boy in a small Russian village is adopted by an Italian family.
Goodbye Lenin (2003) Germany, R
To protect his fragile mother from fatal shock, a young man must keep her from leaning that her beloved East Germany as she knew it has disappeared.
PUBLIC HIGHLIGHT/DAILY DOCENT TOURS
Join a guided tour through the Museum's current Exhibitions and Permanent Collections by a trained, volunteer docent.
The highlight tours take place during the following times:
| Tuesday through Friday
|| 11:00 AM, 1:00 PM & 3:00 PM
|| 11:00 AM, 1:00 PM, & 3:00 PM, 6:00 PM & 7:00 PM
| Saturday & Sunday
|| 1:00 PM & 3:00 PM