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Pickpocket

Thursday, October 6, 2016 - 7:00pm

Production shot from PICKPOCKET

ROBERT BRESSON RETROSPECTIVE - THURDSAY NIGHTS AT THE CINEMATHEQUE
One of Bresson’s most admired and influential works follows Michel, a young pickpocket who spends his days working the streets, subway cars, and train stations of Paris. Read more

Les dames du Bois de Boulogne

Thursday, September 15, 2016 - 7:00pm

Production shot from Le dames du Bois de Boulogne

ROBERT BRESSON RETROSPECTIVE-THURSDAY NIGHTS AT THE CINEMATHEQUE
This unique love story, based on a novelette by Denis Diderot and with dialogue written by Jean Cocteau, follows the maneuverings of a society lady as she connives to initiate a scandalous affair between her aristocratic ex-lover and a prostitute.
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Les Anges du péché (Angels of the Streets)

Thursday, September 8, 2016 - 7:00pm

Shot from film.  Three nuns

ROBERT BRESSON RETROSPECTIVE-THURSDAY NIGHTS AT THE CINEMATHEQUE
Robert Bresson’s first feature is also often regarded as his most conventional film. Though not as daring as his later work, Les Anges du péché foreshadows the stylistic precision and emphasis on spiritual redemption of the Bresson to come.
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Glacial Balance: Film Screening

Friday, May 6, 2016 - 11:00am to 1:45pm

Glacial Balance

The Institute for Sustainability is hosting a free screening of GLACIAL BALANCE followed by a Q&A session with filmmaker Ethan Steinman whose award winning documentary takes us from Colombia to Argentina, getting to know those who are the first to be affected by melting glacial reserves. The film offers an opportunity to hear, in the locals’ own words, the human impacts of a climate out of control.  Read more

Remember

Sunday, March 6, 2016 - 10:00am to 12:00pm

Renenber

This is an advance screening of a new feature film by Academy Award winning director Atom Egoyan with an all-star cast (including Christopher Plummer, Martin Landau, and Bruno Ganz).   The film tells the story of Zev, an elderly nursing-home resident suffering from dementia, who is guided by a fellow Holocaust survivor to seek out and execute the Auschwitz commander who murdered his family seven decades earlier.  This thrilling tale of suspense is provocative and is infused with black humor. Read more

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