An hour long concert of organ music performed by Joe Blackburn who will play Eastman's original Aeolian Pipe organ and speak a bit about its history and its restoration.
Mid-Century Comedies The seventh feature film to star the singular Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy in lead roles, this is a rarely screened gem. Stan and Ollie stow away to Scotland in hopes of inheriting the riches of the MacLaurrel estate, but wind up getting more than they bargained for when they inadvertently join a Scottish military regiment stationed in India.
Join our Curator of Film Exhibitions and film critics talk of the Oscar changes for this year, favorite nominations, and worst snubs will lead to deeper discussions about some of the best films of the year and how they made 2022 one of the best years in recent cinema memory.
Hollywood Pairings Edward Albee’s play about a pair of dysfunctional academics held a dark mirror to the boozy, brawling marriage of Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton—the “it” couple of the international jet set whose turbulent private life had become harrowingly public.
International Women’s Day Dorothy Arzner was one of the first women to direct film in Hollywood and, for a decade, was the only female director working in Hollywood. She directed 20 features between 1927 and 1943, helping launch the careers of Katharine Hepburn, Rosalind Russell, and Lucille Ball.
Mid-Century Comedies In the midst of the Great Depression, a socialite scavenger hunt leads spoiled Irene Bullock (Carole Lombard) to the city dump to find a “forgotten man.” There she meets Godfrey Smith (William Powell) who, despite appearances, acts with self-respect and self-determination.