Films

Upcoming Films

Format: 6/24/17

Golden Age of Mexican Cinema Film Series: Enamorada

Sunday, June 4, 11:30 a.m.

Set during the Mexican Revolution, Enamorada tells the story of a guerrilla general who takes control of a town near Mexico City only to fall in love with the daughter of one of the town’s richest citizens. 

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Golden Age of Mexican Cinema Film Series: La Perla

Sunday, June 4, 2:30 p.m.

A diver named Quino finds a valuable pearl at the bottom of the ocean that brings him and his family sudden wealth. But while the pearl promises a life of ease and luxury, it only brings a string of misfortunes. 

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Late Night Film: American Graffiti

Friday, June 16, 9:30 p.m.

Join us for a screening of George Lucas’s coming of age classic American Graffiti, a celebration of 1960s Americana, complete with rock 'n’ roll, diners, and drag races. Four friends cruise around their small California town on the last day of summer vacation, interacting with a colorful cast of high school archetypes along the way. 

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Golden Age of Mexican Cinema Film Series: Salón México

Sunday, June 18, 11:30 a.m.

Salón México combines film noir and melodrama in a story about a young woman, Mercedes, who dances in a popular cabaret to pay for her sister's education. But her life at Salón México is fraught with struggle and danger. 

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Golden Age of Mexican Cinema Film Series: Aventurera

Sunday, July 9, 11:30 a.m.

Arguably one of the most popular films of this era, Aventurera combines campy dance numbers with thriller and film noir elements. The main charater, a young woman named Elena, struggles to escape her life as a cabaret dancer and get back at the people who have hurt her. 

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Late Night Film: The First Monday in May

Friday, July 21, 10:30 p.m.

In the ultimate fusion of art and fashion, The First Monday in May takes a behind-the-scenes look at the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s annual Met Gala and corresponding fashion exhibition. Much like the work of Iris van Herpen, whose designs were featured in a 2016 exhibition and Gala, the documentary illustrates the blurred lines between contemporary couture fashion and art object.

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Late Night Film: Makers: Women Who Make America

Friday, August 18, 9:00 p.m.

Makers: Women Who Make America brings together pioneering women of all walks of life to reflect on the women’s rights movement in the United States—its turbulent beginnings, its triumphs, and the struggles that lie ahead. With poignant interviews and archival footage, this documentary shows how the movement has affected change in nearly every aspect of American life.  

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