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Event Calendar for Willard Straight Theatre

April 2019

Tuesday, April 9, 2019

Live Nude Girls: Unite!

2000 > USA > Directed by Julia Query and Vicky Funari Live Nude Girls Unite! is "a partisan tale from the inside" (Boston Phoenix) centered around Julia...

Wednesday, April 10, 2019

Dragnet Girl

with live accompaniment by Coupler 1933 > Japan > Directed by Yasujiro Ozu This formally accomplished and psychologically complex gangster tale pivots on...

Thursday, April 11, 2019

Material Incidents: The Cinema of Vincent Grenier

w/filmmaker Vincent Grenier in person! USA > Directed by Vincent Grenier "Grenier, a widely celebrated film/video maker who began working in the 70s, is an...

Vice

2018 > USA > Directed by Adam McKay With Christian Bale, Sam Rockwell, Amy Adams SNL writer turned Oscar-winning filmmaker Adam McKay (The Big Short)...

Friday, April 12, 2019

Rafiki

Ithaca Premiere/Sneak Preview 2018 > Kenya > Directed by Wanuri Kahiu With Samantha Mugatsia, Sheila Munyiva, Patricia Amira, Dennis Musyoka Bursting with...

Vice

2018 > USA > Directed by Adam McKay With Christian Bale, Sam Rockwell, Amy Adams SNL writer turned Oscar-winning filmmaker Adam McKay (The Big Short)...

Saturday, April 13, 2019

Ruben Brandt, Collector

2018 > Hungary > Directed by Milorad Krstić With Ivan Kamaras, Csaba "Kor" Marton, Gabriella Hamori In this highly entertaining animated film, Ruben...

Vice

2018 > USA > Directed by Adam McKay With Christian Bale, Sam Rockwell, Amy Adams SNL writer turned Oscar-winning filmmaker Adam McKay (The Big Short)...

Sunday, April 14, 2019

Ruben Brandt, Collector

2018 > Hungary > Directed by Milorad Krstić With Ivan Kamaras, Csaba "Kor" Marton, Gabriella Hamori In this highly entertaining animated film, Ruben...

Vice

2018 > USA > Directed by Adam McKay With Christian Bale, Sam Rockwell, Amy Adams SNL writer turned Oscar-winning filmmaker Adam McKay (The Big Short)...

Monday, April 15, 2019

Bisbee '17

2018 > USA > Directed by Robert Greene An old mining town on the Arizona-Mexico border finally reckons with its darkest day: the deportation of nearly 2000...

Tuesday, April 16, 2019

Elephant Path/Njaia Njoku

2017 > USA/Central African Republic > Directed by Todd McGrain With Andrea Turkalo, Sessely Bernard An indelible tale of friendship and commitment set...

Wednesday, April 17, 2019

Alexandra Cuesta: Territorio Film Screening

Alexandra Cuesta is a 2018 Guggenheim Fellow. Her films and videos combine experimental film traditions along with documentary practices, and investigate the...

Territorio      w/ filmmaker Alexandra Cuesta in person!

2016 > Ecuador > Directed by Alexandra Cuesta Territorio is a poetic portrait of Ecuadorians shot in their environs. Deriving its structure from the travel...

Thursday, April 18, 2019

La Pointe Courte - FREE screening (tribute to Agnès Varda )

Ithaca Premiere w/ faculty panel discussion 1956 > France > Directed by Agnès Varda With Philippe Noiret & Silvia Monfort The great Agnès Varda's film...

Long Day's Journey Into Night

2018 > China > Directed by Bi Gan With Sylvia Chang, Tang Wei, Huang Jue "This noir-tinged film about a solitary man haunted by loss and regret is told in...

Friday, April 19, 2019

On The Basis of Sex

2018 > USA > Directed by Mimi Leder With Felicity Jones, Armie Hammer, Justin Theroux Young lawyer Ruth Bader Ginsburg teams with her husband Marty to...

Rose House- Flora's Friday Film: 2001: A Space Odyssey

When 2001: A Space Odyssey first came out in 1968 it was genre defining, paving the way for every sci-fi movie that came afterwards. In honor of the movie's...

2001: A Space Odyssey

1968 > USA > Directed by Stanley Kubrick With Keir Dullea, Gary Lockwood The film that defined science fiction was released over 50 years ago but it still...

4/19/2019 9:30pm

Saturday, April 20, 2019

On The Basis of Sex

2018 > USA > Directed by Mimi Leder With Felicity Jones, Armie Hammer, Justin Theroux Young lawyer Ruth Bader Ginsburg teams with her husband Marty to...