Films


Now Playing

  • Choose Me
    Choose Me
    Directed by Alan Rudolph
    (USA, 1984, 110 minutes)
    Brown Auditorium Theater

    A mental patient (Keith Carradine) with a mysterious past finds himself in a love triangle with a bar owner (Lesley Ann Warren) and a late-night radio host (Geneviève Bujold). 

    Friday, December 2, 2022
    7 p.m.
  • A Couple
    A Couple (Un couple)
    Directed by Frederick Wiseman
    (France/USA, 2022, 63 minutes)
    Lynn Wyatt Theater

    Nathalie Boutefeu is mesmerizing in a one-woman performance inspired by the letters of Countess Sophia Behrs, who was married to Leo Tolstoy.

    Saturday, December 3, 2022
    7 p.m.
    Sunday, December 4, 2022
    2 p.m.
  • All the Beauty and the Bloodshed
    All the Beauty and the Bloodshed
    Directed by Laura Poitras
    (USA, 2022, 113 minutes)
    Lynn Wyatt Theater

    This compelling documentary about artist/activist Nan Goldin explores her mission to hold the Sackler family responsible for the opioid crisis. 

    Friday, December 9, 2022
    7 p.m.
    Saturday, December 10, 2022
    7 p.m.
    Sunday, December 11, 2022
    5 p.m.
    Thursday, December 15, 2022
    2 p.m.
    Friday, December 16, 2022
    7 p.m.
    Saturday, December 17, 2022
    7 p.m.
    Sunday, December 18, 2022
    5 p.m.
  • Shaft
    Shaft
    Directed by Gordon Parks
    (USA, 1971, 100 minutes)
    Brown Auditorium Theater

    In the iconic film that helped to launch the blaxploitation genre, private eye John Shaft (Richard Roundtree) is hired to rescue the kidnapped daughter of a Harlem mob boss (Moses Gunn).

    Thursday, December 15, 2022
    7 p.m.
  • Animation Show of Shows
    Animation Show of Shows
    Directed by Various Directors
    (International, 2022, 88 minutes)
    Lynn Wyatt Theater

    The “best of the best” animated short films from around the world bring an array of highly imaginative, thought-provoking, and moving works to the big screen.

    Saturday, December 17, 2022
    2 p.m.
    Sunday, December 18, 2022
    2 p.m.
    Thursday, December 22, 2022
    6 p.m.
  • Kid Flicks 1 “The Cat in the Art Park”
    Kid Flicks 1
    Directed by Various Directors
    (International, 2022, 50 minutes)
    Brown Auditorium Theater

    See a compilation of highlights from the New York International Children’s Film Festival. Kid Flicks 1 is suitable for ages 5 to 10.

    Thursday, December 29, 2022
    11:30 a.m.
    Thursday, January 5, 2023
    11:30 a.m.
  • Kid Flicks 2 “Frank & Emmet”
    Kid Flicks 2
    Directed by Various Directors
    (International, 2022, 70 minutes)
    Brown Auditorium Theater

    See a compilation of highlights from the New York International Children’s Film Festival. Kid Flicks 2 is suitable for ages 8 to 13.

    Thursday, December 29, 2022
    1:30 p.m.
    Thursday, January 5, 2023
    1:30 p.m.
  • The Draughtsman’s Contract
    The Draughtsman’s Contract
    Directed by Peter Greenaway
    (UK, 1982, 108 minutes)
    Brown Auditorium Theater

    As a young artist becomes entrenched in devious scheming in a country home, curious details emerge in his drawings that may reveal a murder. 

    Thursday, December 29, 2022
    6 p.m.
    Friday, December 30, 2022
    6 p.m.
    Sunday, January 1, 2023
    2 p.m.
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