Calendar of Events

Film Screenings

Date:
Wednesday, September 20, 2017
Time:
7:30 p.m.
Location:
Dryden Theatre
WWI. Coming immediately on the heels of Hitchcock’s early masterpiece The 39 Steps, this adaptation of two spy stories by W. Somerset Maugham is an unfairly overlooked entry in the master’s British filmography (that The Lady Vanishes comes soon after doesn’t help).
Date:
Thursday, September 21, 2017
Time:
7:30 p.m.
Location:
Dryden Theatre
WWI. Famous for being the film that infuriated Winston Churchill, this gorgeously shot satirical view of British military life traces the consequences of political ignorance and emotional blockage from the Boer War to Hitler, with the density and structure of an epic novel.
Date:
Friday, September 22, 2017
Time:
7:30 p.m.
Location:
Dryden Theatre
Labor Film Series | Free Member Film. Dustin Hoffman and Robert Redford are Carl Bernstein and Bob Woodward, the Washington Post journalists who exposed the Watergate scandal. Director Alan J. Pakula’s gift for portraying paranoia is matched by his exciting and detailed depiction of investigative reporting. Free to members.
Date:
Saturday, September 23, 2017
Time:
7:30 p.m.
Location:
Dryden Theatre
​WWI | Free Admission. Famous for being the film that infuriated Winston Churchill, this gorgeously shot satirical view of British military life traces the consequences of political ignorance and emotional blockage from the Boer War to Hitler, with the density and structure of an epic novel.
Date:
Sunday, September 24, 2017
Time:
2 p.m.
Location:
Dryden Theatre
​Labor Film Series. Dustin Hoffman and Robert Redford are Carl Bernstein and Bob Woodward, the Washington Post journalists who exposed the Watergate scandal. Director Alan J. Pakula’s gift for portraying paranoia is matched by his exciting and detailed depiction of investigative reporting.
Date:
Monday, September 25, 2017
Time:
1:30 p.m.
Location:
Dryden Theatre
​Labor Film Series | Senior Matinee. Dustin Hoffman and Robert Redford are Carl Bernstein and Bob Woodward, the Washington Post journalists who exposed the Watergate scandal. Director Alan J. Pakula’s gift for portraying paranoia is matched by his exciting and detailed depiction of investigative reporting. Free for 55 and older.
Date:
Tuesday, September 26, 2017
Time:
7:30 p.m.
Location:
Dryden Theatre
​Silent Tuesdays | WWI. America’s entry into World War I on April 6, 1917, unleashed a torrent of Hollywood patriotism. Mary Pickford and Cecil B. DeMille were two of the first to turn their attention to the impact of the war.
Date:
Wednesday, September 27, 2017
Time:
7:30 p.m.
Location:
Dryden Theatre
​WWI. In a belated attempt to cash in on the popularity of Julie Andrews and The Sound of Music, Paramount produced this beautiful and wickedly funny spin on the Mata Hari story.
Date:
Thursday, September 28, 2017
Time:
7:30 p.m.
Location:
Dryden Theatre
WWI. In perhaps the greatest of all antiwar films, Kirk Douglas plays Col. Dax, the benevolent leader of a platoon of WWI French soldiers who attempts to impede the actions of a maniacal general (George Macready) willing to sacrifice the lives of his men for the sake of praise and promotion.
Date:
Friday, September 29, 2017
Time:
7:30 p.m.
Location:
Dryden Theatre
Labor Film Series | Rochester Premiere. Largely unchanged for more than a century, the projection of photochemical film faces an uncertain future in the digital age. The practice of handling and projecting film is in danger of being lost, and the role of film projectionist is nearing extinction. 

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