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Film Screenings

Saturday, February 4, 2023, 7:30 p.m.

A Raisin in the Sun

Dryden Theatre

Breaking Barriers: The Films of Sidney Poitier After a successful 1961 Broadway run, Lorraine Hansberry's award-winning, socially conscious drama about a struggling African-American family came to the screen.

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Tuesday, February 7, 2023, 7:30 p.m.

The Lady from Shanghai

Dryden Theatre

Hollywood Pairings Michael O’Hara meets Elsa by rescuing her from three hooligans in Central Park. While escorting her home, Michael learns Elsa and her husband, who is a disabled criminal defense attorney, are new to New York City from Shanghai.

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Wednesday, February 8, 2023, 7:30 p.m.

The King and I

Dryden Theatre

Pops on Film | 70 Years of Cinemascope The ubiquitously charming Deborah Kerr is Anna Leonowens, a widowed English schoolteacher hired to instruct the children of the King of Siam (Yul Brynner in an Oscar-winning, career-defining performance).

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Thursday, February 9, 2023, 7:30 p.m.

Kagero-za

Dryden Theatre

Movies that Make No Sense: The Cinema of Seijun Suzuki In the early 1980s, Suzuki began creating what would come to be known as the Taishō trilogy, three films united by theme, style, and the Taishō period in Japan (1912–1926). Based on a novel by Kyōka Izumi, this middle film of the trilogy follows a playwright drawn to a mysterious beauty who might be a ghost.

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Friday, February 10, 2023, 7:30 p.m.

My Best Friend's Wedding

Dryden Theatre

The New Classics The “best friend” of the title is sports reporter Michael O’Neal (Dermot Mulroney), who had an agreement with New York food critic Julianne Potter (George Eastman Award recipient Julia Roberts) that they would marry each other at the age of 28 if they hadn’t found anyone else.

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Saturday, February 11, 2023, 7:30 p.m.

Lilies of the Field

Dryden Theatre

Breaking Barriers: The Films of Sidney Poitier Sidney Poitier earned his lone Academy Award for his performance in this film. Poitier portrays Homer Smith, an unemployed construction worker heading West when his car overheats. The closest source of water is a convent run by German nuns who were gifted the land after the war.

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Sunday, February 12, 2023, 10 a.m.
Sunday, February 12, 2023, 11:30 a.m.
Tuesday, February 14, 2023, 7:30 p.m.

That Hamilton Woman (1941)

Dryden Theatre

Hollywood PairingsIn a debtor’s prison in the slums of Calais, the former Lady Hamilton narrates the story of her life to her skeptical fellow inmates. In a series of flashbacks, Emma (Vivien Leigh) describes herself when she was younger and was the muse for several artists, including George Romney and Joshua Reynolds.

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Wednesday, February 15, 2023, 7:30 p.m.

Walt Disney Silent Shorts Program

Dryden Theatre

A Disney Centennial As a young animator, Walt Disney started making short films for his own company and then for Universal. His “Alice” series featured a combination of animation and live-action with a human Alice interacting with her animated cat, Julius, and having adventures.

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Thursday, February 16, 2023, 7:30 p.m.

Blackboard Jungle (1955)

Dryden Theatre

Breaking Barriers: The Films of Sidney Poitier Still rowdy after all these years, Richard Brooks’s raucous drama about a war vet-turned-teacher (Glenn Ford) who fights a new kind of battle in the classroom opens with a blast — specifically, “Rock Around the Clock” — and never lets up.

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Friday, February 17, 2023, 7:30 p.m.

State and Main

Dryden Theatre

A Tribute to Philip Seymour Hoffman A unique and clever take on the “films about filmmaking” genre, David Mamet’s absurdist comedy concerns the troubled production of a fictional film, The Old Mill. Plagued by setbacks, director Walt Price (William H. Macy) presses on after the company is kicked out of their New Hampshire location following a controversy with the film’s star.

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Saturday, February 18, 2023, 7:30 p.m.

To Sir, With Love

Dryden Theatre

Breaking Barriers: The Films of Sidney Poitier Mark Thackeray (Sidney Poitier), an engineer by trade, has been turned down by firms all over Great Britain. He takes a job as a teacher at the North Quay Secondary School in London’s tough East End, until a position becomes available. Warned about the behavior of the students, Thackeray retains his calm demeanor and attempts to set his own ground rules by treating the students as adults and demanding mutual respect.

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Tuesday, February 21, 2023, 7:30 p.m.

Adam's Rib

Dryden Theatre

Hollywood Pairings Doris Attinger (Judy Holliday) follows her husband with a gun in Manhattan one day, suspecting he is having an affair with another woman. In a passionate rage, she fires wildly around the room, one of the bullets hitting her husband in the shoulder while leaving his lover unscathed.

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Wednesday, February 22, 2023, 7:30 p.m.

Anchors Aweigh

Dryden Theatre

Make Mine Musicals The shy Clarence (Frank Sinatra) and the cocky Joe (Gene Kelly) are sailors on shore leave in Hollywood, where they try to aid the career of an aspiring young singer (Kathryn Grayson) while fighting for her affections.

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Thursday, February 23, 2023, 7:30 p.m.

MEMBER MOVIE NIGHT | No Way Out

Dryden Theatre

Breaking Barriers: The Films of Sidney Poitier | Hollywood Pairings Sidney Poitier’s screen debut comes in this fiery crime drama fueled by racial tensions. When Johnny and Ray Biddle (Dick Paxton and Richard Widmark) are both shot while attempting a robbery, they are brought to the county hospital where the hospital’s first Black doctor, Luther Brooks (Poitier) tends to their wounds.

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Friday, February 24, 2023, 7:30 p.m.

Bruiser

Dryden Theatre

Rochester Premiere Miles Warren’s feature directorial debut is this drama about families, fathers, and the effects of toxic masculinity.

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Saturday, February 25, 2023, 7:30 p.m.

In the Heat of the Night

Dryden Theatre

Breaking Barriers: The Films of Sidney Poitier Sidney Poitier is the man they call Mister Tibbs in Norman Jewison's landmark film about crime and racism in America's South.

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Tuesday, February 28, 2023, 7:30 p.m.

Mr. and Mrs. Bridge

Dryden Theatre

Hollywood Pairings In the Country Club District of Kansas City, Missouri, the Bridge family must grapple with changing morals and values of the 1930s and 1940s.

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