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2018 Autumn Film Program

Mar
1
Fri
Film | Hopper Stories
Mar 1 @ 2:00 pm
Film | Hopper Stories

Friday, March 1
Preceded by a 1:15 pm tour of American Moderns in Watercolor: Edward Hopper and His Contemporaries, led by Erin Monroe, Robert H. Schutz, Jr., Associate Curator of American Paintings and Sculpture, included with film admission: $10; $9 seniors and students w/ ID; $7 members, free for Film Stars.

Saturday, March 2
Preceded by a 1:15 pm docent-led tour of American Moderns in Watercolor, included with film admission: $10; $9 seniors and students w/ ID; $7 members; free for Film Stars.

Eight of Edward Hopper’s paintings come to life in a series of short films inspired by the artworks. The eight shorts are Next to Last by Mathieu Amalric with Frederick Wiseman as Edward Hopper, The Muse by Sophie Barthes with Michael Stuhlbarg, Hope by Dominique Blanc with Clemence Poesy, First Row Orchestra by Sophie Fiennes, Conference at Night by French director Valerie Mrejen, Rupture by young animation director Valerie Pirson, Berlin Night Window by German director Hannes Stohr, and Mountain by Danish director Martin de Turah. 

2012. France. 40 min. Not Rated.

Image: Still from The Muse.

Mar
2
Sat
Film | Hopper Stories
Mar 2 @ 2:00 pm
Film | Hopper Stories

Friday, March 1
Preceded by a 1:15 pm tour of American Moderns in Watercolor: Edward Hopper and His Contemporaries, led by Erin Monroe, Robert H. Schutz, Jr., Associate Curator of American Paintings and Sculpture, included with film admission: $10; $9 seniors and students w/ ID; $7 members, free for Film Stars.

Saturday, March 2
Preceded by a 1:15 pm docent-led tour of American Moderns in Watercolor, included with film admission: $10; $9 seniors and students w/ ID; $7 members; free for Film Stars.

Eight of Edward Hopper’s paintings come to life in a series of short films inspired by the artworks. The eight shorts are Next to Last by Mathieu Amalric with Frederick Wiseman as Edward Hopper, The Muse by Sophie Barthes with Michael Stuhlbarg, Hope by Dominique Blanc with Clemence Poesy, First Row Orchestra by Sophie Fiennes, Conference at Night by French director Valerie Mrejen, Rupture by young animation director Valerie Pirson, Berlin Night Window by German director Hannes Stohr, and Mountain by Danish director Martin de Turah. 

2012. France. 40 min. Not Rated.

Image: Still from The Muse.

Mar
3
Sun
Interfaith Brunch
Mar 3 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Join us as we “break bread” in celebration of six years of the Interfaith Film Series. Enjoy à la carte brunch with music by Frank Varela. Admission includes film screening of The Band’s Visit following brunch at 2pm. $45/$35 members. 

Please note that tickets must be purchased online and are not available by phone. Tickets do not include gratuity for brunch service.

Interfaith Film Series | The Band’s Visit
Mar 3 @ 2:00 pm
Interfaith Film Series | The Band's Visit

Presented in collaboration with the Connecticut Council for Interreligious Understanding, the National Conference for Community and Justice, the Hartford Seminary, and the Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art. Join us for three films that inspire interreligious discussions. Guest speakers will lead post-movie Q&A sessions.

12pm: Interfaith Brunch
2pm: The Band’s Visit

Brunch and film: $45; $35 members. Advance reservations are required; link to tickets available soon.
Admission to film only: $10; $9 seniors and students w/ ID; $7 members; free for Film Stars.

Members of the Egyptian police force band head to Israel to play at the inaugural ceremony of an Arab arts center, only to find themselves lost in the wrong town. Comedic drama. Now a smash Broadway play.

2007. Israel. 87 min. Rated PG-13. Subtitles. Directed by Eran Kolirin. Starring Sasson Gabai and Ronit Elkabetz.

Image: Still from The Band’s Visit. Courtesy of Mongrel Media/Photofest

Mar
9
Sat
Food, Wine & Film: “Haute Cuisine”
Mar 9 @ 4:30 pm

4:30 pm: Film screening
6:15 pm: Dinner and Wine Tasting in the Untitled Bistro catered by the Mill Restaurant Group 

Film and Wine Tasting Dinner: $65; $60 members. Advance reservations are required. Please note that tickets must be purchased online and are not available by phone.
Film only: $10 regular, $9 seniors and students with ID, $7 members. Film only tickets sold at door. 

Haute Cuisine (Les Saveurs Du Palais)
This comedic drama is based on the true story of Danièle Delpeuch, who was appointed as the personal chef for French President François Mitterrand at the Élysée Palace. 2012. France. 95 min. Rated PG13. Subtitles. Directed by Christian Vincent. Starring Catherine Frot and Arthur Dupont.

Mar
10
Sun
Interfaith Film Series | Of Gods and Men
Mar 10 @ 2:00 pm
Interfaith Film Series | Of Gods and Men

Presented in collaboration with the Connecticut Council for Interreligious Understanding, the National Conference for Community and Justice, the Hartford Seminary, and the Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art. Join us for three films that inspire interreligious discussions. Guest speakers will lead post-movie Q&A sessions.

Admission: $10; $9 seniors and students w/ ID; $7 members; free for Film Stars.

An order of Trappist monks live among the Muslim population in a quiet corner of Algeria. As the country is plunged into civil war in the mid-1990s, the men of God must decide whether to stay among the impoverished residents who have been their neighbors, or flee the encroaching fundamentalist terrorists. Based on actual events.

2010. France. 122 min. Rated PG-13. Subtitles. Directed by Xavier Beauvois. Starring Lambert Wilson and Michael Lonsdale.

Image: Still from Of Gods and Men (Des Hommes et des Dieux). Courtesy of Sony Pictures Classics/Photofest.

Mar
16
Sat
Film | Brooklyn
Mar 16 @ 2:00 pm
Film | Brooklyn

Irish-American Sean Scully’s work in Sean Scully: Landline—on view from February 23 – May 19, 2019—is influenced by his experience as an immigrant. Brooklyn is the first of three films dealing with the challenges and dangers facing immigrants and refugees.

Admission: $10; $9 seniors and students w/ ID; $7 members; free for Film Stars.

An Irish immigrant lands in 1950s Brooklyn, where she quickly falls into a romance with a local. When her past catches up with her, she must choose between two countries.

2015. UK. 117 min. Rated PG-13. Directed by John Crowley. Starring Saoirse Ronan and Emory Cohen.

Image: Still from Brooklyn.

Mar
17
Sun
Interfaith Film Series | Black Robe
Mar 17 @ 2:00 pm
Interfaith Film Series | Black Robe

Presented in collaboration with the Connecticut Council for Interreligious Understanding, the National Conference for Community and Justice, the Hartford Seminary, and the Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art. Join us for three films that inspire interreligious discussions. Guest speakers will lead post-movie Q&A sessions.

Admission: $10; $9 seniors and students w/ ID; $7 members; free for Film Stars.

A young Jesuit priest seeks to convert the Indian tribes in Canada while also trying to survive the harsh winter.

1991. Canada. 101 min. Rated R. English and subtitles. Directed by Bruce Beresford. Starring Lothaire Bluteau and Aden Young.

Image: Still from Black Robe. Courtesy Samuel Goldwyn Company/Photofest.

Mar
23
Sat
Film | The Charmer
Mar 23 @ 2:00 pm
Film | The Charmer

Irish-American Sean Scully’s work in Sean Scully: Landline—on view from February 23 – May 19, 2019—is influenced by his experience as an immigrant. The Charmer is one of three films dealing with the challenges and dangers facing immigrants and refugees.

Admission: $10; $9 seniors and students w/ ID; $7 members; free for Film Stars.

An intense psychological drama about Esmail, a young Iranian man who is desperately looking to meet women who can secure his stay in Denmark. As time is running out, he falls in love.

2017. Denmark. 100 min. Not Rated (Adult themes). Subtitles. Directed by Milad Alami. Starring Ardalan Esmaili and Soho Rezanejad.

Image: Still from The Charmer.

Mar
24
Sun
Film | The Charmer
Mar 24 @ 2:00 pm
Film | The Charmer

Irish-American Sean Scully’s work in Sean Scully: Landline—on view from February 23 – May 19, 2019—is influenced by his experience as an immigrant. The Charmer is one of three films dealing with the challenges and dangers facing immigrants and refugees.

Admission: $10; $9 seniors and students w/ ID; $7 members; free for Film Stars.

An intense psychological drama about Esmail, a young Iranian man who is desperately looking to meet women who can secure his stay in Denmark. As time is running out, he falls in love.

2017. Denmark. 100 min. Not Rated (Adult themes). Subtitles. Directed by Milad Alami. Starring Ardalan Esmaili and Soho Rezanejad.

Image: Still from The Charmer.