Calendar of Events

Film Screenings

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.
Date:
Saturday, March 3, 2018
Time:
11 a.m.
Location:
Off Site
A group of British POWs captured by the Japanese during World War II are forced to build a bridge that will assist the enemy. This screening is part of the Oscar Gala Weekend hosted by Eastman Kodak. 
Date:
Saturday, March 3, 2018
Time:
3 p.m.
Location:
Off Site
A magical story of a slow-witted and sweet-hearted Alabama man who is unwittingly swept up in some of the key moments of the 20th century. This screening is part of the Oscar Gala Weekend hosted by Eastman Kodak. 
Date:
Saturday, March 3, 2018
Time:
7:30 p.m.
Location:
Dryden Theatre
The Tarnished Badge. In a nightmarish noir scenario, Dana Andrews plays a brutal New York cop who accidentally kills someone while investigating a murder and then proceeds to cover his tracks.
Date:
Monday, March 5, 2018
Time:
1:30 p.m.
Location:
Dryden Theatre
Senior Matinee. 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. The entire production was turbulent, to say the least, and von Stroheim was furiously dismissed by Swanson before the project’s completion.
Date:
Tuesday, March 6, 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.
Date:
Wednesday, March 7, 2018
Time:
7:30 p.m.
Location:
Dryden Theatre
Academy Awards at 90. Director Akira Kurosawa and his star Toshiro Mifune gained international fame and awakened the world to the importance of Japanese cinema with this story of murder told through the eyes of four different characters. 

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