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Mansion closed Dec. 19–Feb. 13. Galleries will be open.

Film Screenings

Friday, December 13, 2019, 7:30 p.m.

The Apartment

Dryden Theatre

Labor Film Series | Holidays. Included on many best film lists, this classic holiday movie—its story takes place over Christmas/New Year’s—features glorious performances by Jack Lemmon, Shirley MacLaine, and Fred MacMurray and a sparkling script and vibrant direction by Billy Wilder.

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Saturday, December 14, 2019, 7:30 p.m.

The Nice Guys

Dryden Theatre

Holidays | A Very Shane Black Christmas. Writer-director Shane Black travels back to the 1970s for his latest mismatched crime-solving partnership.

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Sunday, December 15, 2019, 2 p.m.

It’s a Wonderful Life

Dryden Theatre

Holidays | The Canon. James Stewart and Donna Reed find their way through rough times in Bedford Falls (modeled on nearby Seneca Falls, New York) by way of a loving, dedicated relationship and a little heavenly intervention.

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Tuesday, December 17, 2019, 7:30 p.m.

Performance

Dryden Theatre

Voyages and Discoveries. Though this is Nicolas Roeg’s first directorial effort, it includes many trademarks that he would use later, including jump cuts and very clever juxtapositions of scenes and locations.

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Wednesday, December 18, 2019, 7:30 p.m.

Mackenna’s Gold

Dryden Theatre

Once Upon a Time . . . at the Dryden. A group of outlaws capture a marshal who, they believe, holds the secret in their pursuit of hidden gold, protected by ancient Apache spirits.

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Thursday, December 19, 2019, 7:30 p.m.

Kwaidan

Dryden Theatre

Voyages and Discoveries. Kobayashi's anthology of four supernatural Japanese folk tales creates quiet unease through mood.

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Friday, December 20, 2019, 7:30 p.m.

Scrooge

Dryden Theatre

Holidays | The Canon. No holiday season would be complete without an adaptation of Charles Dickens’s yuletide classic, and this is one of the best (released in the United States simply as A Christmas Carol).

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Saturday, December 21, 2019, 7:30 p.m.

Going My Way

Dryden Theatre

Holidays | The Canon. Crooner Bing Crosby stars as Father Charles “Chuck” O’Malley, the easygoing priest who comes from East St. Louis to New York City to bring St. Dominic’s Church out of the dumps.

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Sunday, December 22, 2019, 2 p.m.

Scrooge

Dryden Theatre

Holidays | The Canon. No holiday season would be complete without an adaptation of Charles Dickens’s yuletide classic, and this is one of the best (released in the United States simply as A Christmas Carol).

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Tuesday, December 24, 2019, 7:30 p.m.

An Affair to Remember

Dryden Theatre

Holidays. Cary Grant and Deborah Kerr are star-crossed lovers who meet on an ocean voyage and pledge to reunite at the Empire State Building—until fate and near tragedy get in their way.

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Thursday, December 26, 2019, 7:30 p.m.

Ali

Dryden Theatre

“Boxing” Day | Special Introduction and Q&A. Featuring some of the most realistic boxing footage in a fiction film, Ali details the life and career of “The Greatest.”

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Friday, December 27, 2019, 7:30 p.m.

Sweet Charity

Dryden Theatre

Once Upon a Time . . . at the Dryden. Known for films including Cabaret (1972), Lenny (1974), and All That Jazz (1979), Bob Fosse directs this kooky musical comedy-drama starring the always-endearing Shirley MacLaine.

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Saturday, December 28, 2019, 7:30 p.m.

Rosemary’s Baby

Dryden Theatre

Once Upon a Time . . . at the Dryden. The first Hollywood production by the controversial French-Polish director Roman Polanski, this film solidified his standing as a significant commercial filmmaker.

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Sunday, December 29, 2019, 2 p.m.

Blazing Saddles

Dryden Theatre

The Canon. Mel Brooks’s third feature, and his first box-office blockbuster, turns the western upside down and inside out.

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Tuesday, December 31, 2019, 7:30 p.m.

Rebecca

Dryden Theatre

Nitrate Picture Show Festival Favorite | New Year’s Eve Dinner & A Movie. The hit of the 5th Nitrate Picture Show, the George Eastman Museum’s own nitrate print of Rebecca packed the house in May. In anticipation of the 6th edition of the festival in June 2020, come see this vintage print, made on the flammable stock that was manufactured just until 1951.

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