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Film at the Erie Art Museum

Spring 2014

Wednesday, February 12, 2014 - 6:00pm

FILM at the Erie Art Museum

Kick-off Event: The Broken Circle Breakdown (2013)

Join us early as we unveil our spring program with beer samples by Erie Brewing Co. Followed by The Broken Circle Breakdown. An intoxicating, finely wrought romance -- and one with a terrific soundtrack to boot. Academy Award nominee for Foreign Language Film. European Film Award winner for Best Actress. Sponsored by Erie Reader.

Wednesday, February 19, 2014 - 7:00pm

FILM at the Erie Art Museum

Before Midnight (2013)

Almost two decades have passed since Jesse (Ethan Hawke) and Celine (Julie Delpy) first met on that train bound for Vienna. Before Midnight is the sequel to Before Sunrise (1995) and Before Sunset (2004), all directed by Richard Linklater. Intelligent, powerfully acted perspectives on love, marriage, and long-term commitment. Academy Award nominee: Writing (Adapted Screenplay). Rated R.

Wednesday, February 26, 2014 - 7:00pm

FILM at the Erie Art Museum

Short Term 12 (2013)

Committed to her job with lost youth and in love with Mason (John Gallagher Jr.), Grace (Brie Larson) struggles to make sense of her own troubled past. An emphatic, revealing drama that pulls audiences into the perspective of neglected youths. Nominated for several top independent film awards. Rated R.

Wednesday, March 5, 2014 - 7:00pm

FILM at the Erie Art Museum

The Grandmaster - Original Chinese Cut (2013)

Directed by acclaimed filmmaker Wong Kar Wai, this epic action feature is inspired by the life of the legendary kung fu master Ip Man—a time of chaos and the golden age of Chinese martial arts. Featuring stunning locations and contemporary Asian stars Tony Leung and Ziyi Zhang. Academy Award nominee: Cinematography, Costume Design. Rated PG-13. Sponsored by Think Bigger Media.

Wednesday, March 12, 2014 - 7:00pm

FILM at the Erie Art Museum

Some Velvet Morning (2013)

Fred (Stanley Tucci) arrives at the doorstep of his beautiful young mistress Velvet (Alice Eve) after four years apart, claiming to have left his wife. But when she rejects his advances, a dark history between the former lovers comes into focus. A return to form for writer/director Neil LaBute (In the Company of Men, Your Friends and Neighbors). An astutely written portrait of a very modern romance. Not Rated.

Wednesday, March 19, 2014 - 7:00pm

FILM at the Erie Art Museum

Cutie and the Boxer (2013)

This candid New York love story explores the chaotic 40-year marriage of famed boxing painter Ushio Shinohara and his wife, Noriko. Anxious to shed her role as assistant, Noriko finds an identity through her “Cutie” illustrations. A touching documentary on the themes of love and sacrifice, of marriage and art. Academy Award nominee: Documentary Feature. Rated R.

Wednesday, March 26, 2014 - 7:00pm

FILM at the Erie Art Museum

The Great Beauty (2013)

Journalist Jep Gambardella (Toni Servillo) charmed and seduced his way through the nightlife of Rome for decades. On his 65th birthday, he finds himself unexpectedly taking stock of his life, turning his cutting wit on himself and his contemporaries. Dazzlingly ambitious, beautifully filmed, enthralling filmmaking from writer/director Paolo Sorrentino. Academy Award nominee: Foreign Language Film. Not Rated. Sponsored by Brocton Insurance Agency.

Wednesday, April 2, 2014 - 7:00pm

FILM at the Erie Art Museum

Ain’t Them Bodies Saints (2013)

Set in 1970’s Texas Hill Country, Saints is a romantic American story that follows three characters on various sides of the law: outlaw Bob Muldoon (Casey Affleck), his wife Ruth Guthrie (Rooney Mara), and a local sheriff (Ben Foster). This visually poetic film from writer/director David Lowery was developed at the Sundance Institute. U.S. Dramatic Cinematography Award, 2013 Sundance Film Festival. Rated R.

Wednesday, April 9, 2014 - 7:00pm

FILM at the Erie Art Museum

Enemy (2014)

Adam Bell (Jake Gyllenhaal) is a glum, disheveled history professor with beautiful girlfriend Mary (Mélanie Laurent). He tracks down his doppleganger, and when the identical men meet their lives become bizarrely and irrevocably intertwined. Gyllenhaal is transfixing as both Adam and Anthony, provoking empathy and disapproval. Not Rated. Sponsored by Whole Foods Co-Op.

Wednesday, April 16, 2014 - 7:00pm

FILM at the Erie Art Museum

Spring Finale: Nymphomanic: Volume I (2014)

A self-diagnosed nymphomaniac (Charlotte Gainsbourg) recounts the erotic story of her adolescence and young-adulthood to a man (Stellan Skarsgård) who finds her badly beaten. Directed by Lars von Trier. Also stars Shia LeBeouf, Uma Thurman, Christian Slater, Stacy Martin. Not Rated. Sponsored by Kandys Adult Playground.

Wednesday, April 23, 2014 - 7:00pm

FILM at the Erie Art Museum

Spring Finale: Nymphomanic: Volume II (2014)

VOLUME II picks up with the story of Joe’s adulthood, where her journey of self-discovery leads to darker complications. The film stars Charlotte Gainsbourg, Stellan Skarsgard, Shia LeBeouf, Jamie Bell, Willem Dafoe, Stacy Martin. Not Rated.