Calendar of Events

Film Screenings

Date:
Thursday, May 31, 2018
Time:
7:30 p.m.
Location:
Dryden Theatre
UCLA Festival of Preservation Tour. Based on Jane Rule’s novel Desert of the Heart (1964), Donna Deitch’s narrative feature debut centers on a burgeoning romance between libertine casino worker Cay Rivvers (Patricia Charbonneau) and repressed university professor Vivian Bell (Helen Shaver) in Reno, Nevada, in the late 1950s, a climate wherein being queer was . . . complicated.
Date:
Friday, June 1, 2018
Time:
7:30 p.m.
Location:
Dryden Theatre
Rochester Premiere. A refreshingly sunny performance from Isabelle Huppert is at the center of this comic charmer from South Korean master Hong Sang-soo. Huppert plays Claire, a schoolteacher with a (possibly magical) camera on her first visit to Cannes.
Date:
Saturday, June 2, 2018
Time:
7:30 p.m.
Location:
Dryden Theatre
100 Years of Polish Independence. To celebrate a hundred years of Polish independence and add an illuminating postscript to last year’s Andrzej Wajda retrospective, we present one of the Polish master’s most ambitious and popular films. Pan Tadeusz is a grandiose historical spectacle, both epic and lyrical, based on the eponymous work by the famed Polish national poet Adam Mickiewicz, depicting the nation’s struggle to define its own identity after centuries of complicated relations with its neighbors and historical European superpowers.
Date:
Monday, June 4, 2018
Time:
1:30 p.m.
Location:
Dryden Theatre
Senior Matinee. Based on a book by James A. Michener, South Pacific is a Rodgers and Hammerstein classic in gorgeous, widescreen color. The film provides a veritable feast for the eyes and ears as Rossano Brazzi and Mitzi Gaynor find love, anguish, and eventual happiness amid the setting of a war-torn Pacific island.
Date:
Tuesday, June 5, 2018
Time:
7:30 p.m.
Location:
Dryden Theatre
William Wyler | Silent Tuesday. Working with the sole surviving print of William Wyler’s The Shakedown, the George Eastman Museum has restored this visual tour de force, proudly presented here in 35mm. James Murray is a boxer whose turbulent life is turned around when he makes the inspiring acquaintance of a young orphan.
Date:
Wednesday, June 6, 2018
Time:
7:30 p.m.
Location:
Dryden Theatre
Youth in Love. Audrey Hepburn is Ariane, the daughter of a Parisian detective (cheeky Maurice Chevalier). Eavesdropping on her father’s client who threatens to kill the man with whom his wife is having an affair, Ariane decides to warn the potential victim, an irredeemable ladies’ man (mature Gary Cooper). A romance ensues, but only in the afternoon.
Date:
Thursday, June 7, 2018
Time:
7:30 p.m.
Location:
Dryden Theatre
William Wyler. In this fast-talking pre-Code melodrama, Wyler follows a day in the life of George Simon (John Barrymore), a successful lawyer who is trying to balance his career by helping the people from his neighborhood while taking high-paying sensationalist cases to pay the bills.
Date:
Friday, June 8, 2018
Time:
7:30 p.m.
Location:
Dryden Theatre
Rochester Premiere. The last of the three films Hong Sang-soo directed in 2017 and his 21st feature as a director in less than 20 years, The Day After is a mordantly comic tale of infidelity and mistaken identity.
Date:
Saturday, June 9, 2018
Time:
7:30 p.m.
Location:
Dryden Theatre
Youth in Love. Audrey Hepburn is Ariane, the daughter of a Parisian detective (cheeky Maurice Chevalier). Eavesdropping on her father’s client who threatens to kill the man with whom his wife is having an affair, Ariane decides to warn the potential victim, an irredeemable ladies’ man (mature Gary Cooper). A romance ensues, but only in the afternoon.
Date:
Tuesday, June 12, 2018
Time:
7:30 p.m.
Location:
Dryden Theatre
William Wyler | Youth in Love. In this memorable adaptation of Emily Brönte’s classic gothic tale of romance, deceit, and sibling rivalry, Oscar-winning cinematography bathes the doomed lovers in somber tones.

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