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Apr
26
Thu
Film & Conversation: The Square
Apr 26 @ 6:00 pm
Film & Conversation: The Square

6pm | Onstage conversation
6:30pm | Film screening

Join Curator of Contemporary Art Patricia Hickson and Curator of Film and Theater Deborah Gaudet for an onstage conversation prior to a screening of The Square.

 

 

THE SQUARE

The respected curator of a contemporary art museum in Sweden deals with both personal and professional crises in this satirical drama that is both hilarious and troubling.

2017. Sweden. 142 min. Rated R. Subtitles. Directed by Ruben Östlund. Starring Claes Bang & Elisabeth Moss.

Film Tickets:
$9 Regular Admission
$8 Seniors (62+) and Students with ID
$7 Members
Tickets are available for purchase at the door.

 

May
18
Fri
Italian Film Weekend: Made in Italy
May 18 @ 6:00 pm
Italian Film Weekend: Made in Italy

5pm | Opening Reception, with complimentary snacks and cash bar
6pm | Film

MADE IN ITALY
This Italian hit tells the story of middle-aged and middle-class Riko, whose professional dreams never seemed to materialize and whose life begins to unravel stitch by stitch. Salvation comes in the form of inspiration from his son.

2018. Italy. 104 min. Not Rated. Subtitles. Directed by Luciano Ligabue. Starring Stefano Accorsi and Kasia Smutniakg.

Tickets
General Admision: $9
Seniors & Students: $8
Members: $7
Tickets are available for purchase at the door.

 

The Wadsworth Atheneum Film Program is presented by Data-Mail, Inc. and the Mandell Family.

The 7th Annual Italian Film Weekend is supported by UNICO.

 

Italian Film Weekend: Call Me By Your Name
May 18 @ 7:50 pm
Italian Film Weekend: Call Me By Your Name

CALL ME BY YOUR NAME
It is 1983 in the north of Italy, and a romance blossoms between a 17 year-old student and the older man hired as his father’s research assistant. Based on the acclaimed novel by André Aciman.

2018. Italy. 132 min. Rated R. English. Directed by Luca Guadagnino. Starring Armie Hammer and Timothée Chalamet.

 

 

Tickets
General Admision: $9
Seniors & Students: $8
Members: $7
Tickets are available for purchase at the door.

 

The Wadsworth Atheneum Film Program is presented by Data-Mail, Inc. and the Mandell Family.

The 7th Annual Italian Film Weekend is supported by UNICO.

May
19
Sat
Film Event: STEP
May 19 @ 1:00 pm
Film Event: STEP

Hosted by Jestina Gilbert. Post-movie Q&A with the film’s star, Blessin Giraldo.

STEP documents the senior year of a girls high school step dance team, in inner-city Baltimore. Free admission.

2017. USA. 84 min. Rated PG. Directed by Amanda Lipitz.

 

Presented in partnership with the  I Shall Not Be Afraid Foundation.

Supported by the Aurora Foundation, University of St. Joseph, Ina Scents and Bert’s Plumbing, LLC.

 

Italian Film Weekend: The Last Prosecco (Film & Dinner)
May 19 @ 4:00 pm
Italian Film Weekend: The Last Prosecco (Film & Dinner)

4pm | Film
6pm | Italian Wine Dinner

A film screening followed by an Italian Wine Dinner in the Untitled Café, prepared by the Mill Restaurant Group.

THE LAST PROSECCO
Set in the hills of Conegliano, Veneto, this comedic mystery features a seemingly bumbling inspector who tries to solve the death of a local Prosecco wine maker.

2017. Italy. 100 min. Not Rated. Subtitles. Directed by Antonio Padovan. Starring Andrea Appy, Mirko Artuso, and Giuseppe Battiston.

Tickets
Regular Admission: $65
Member Admission: $60
Includes film and dinner; advance reservations required. Film-only tickets are $7-9 and can be purchased at the door.

 

The Wadsworth Atheneum Film Program is presented by Data-Mail, Inc. and the Mandell Family.

The 7th Annual Italian Film Weekend is supported by UNICO.

May
20
Sun
Italian Film Weekend: Hotel Gagarian
May 20 @ 2:00 pm
Italian Film Weekend: Hotel Gagarian

1:15pm | Tour Italian works of art in the museum’s collection
2pm | Film

HOTEL GAGARIAN
Five “unconventional” and hard luck Italians looking for their big break are sent to shoot a film in Armenia. When they arrive, a war breaks out and their crooked producer vanishes along with the money. While stranded in the hotel—secluded in the woods and buried under snow—each character finds unexpected opportunities for happiness and fulfillment.

Comedy. 2017. Italy. 96 min. Not Rated. Subtitles. Directed by Simone Spada. Starring Claudio Amendola, Luca Argentero, Giuseppe Battiston, and Silvia D’Amico.

Tickets
General Admision: $9
Seniors & Students: $8
Members: $7
Tickets are available for purchase at the door.

 

The Wadsworth Atheneum Film Program is presented by Data-Mail, Inc. and the Mandell Family.

The 7th Annual Italian Film Weekend is supported by UNICO.

 

Jun
7
Thu
Art After Dark: Rock the Kasbah
Jun 7 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Celebrate the exhibition Frederic Church: A Painter’s Pilgrimage with live music, belly dancing, a bazaar, tour, snacks, a cash bar, and more! Includes a screening of Caramel at 8pm.

Tickets $10/$5 members; purchase at the door.

 

Film: Caramel
Jun 7 @ 8:00 pm
Film: Caramel

SUKKAR BANAT (CARAMEL)
A romantic comedy centered on the daily lives of five Lebanese women living in Beirut.

2017. Lebanon. 95 min. Rated PG. Subtitles. Directed and starring Nadine Labaki.

Free with admission to Art After Dark: Rock the Kasbah.

Jun
16
Sat
Shaping Social Change: The Rape of Recy Taylor
Jun 16 @ 2:00 pm
Shaping Social Change: The Rape of Recy Taylor

The Shaping Social Change film series is presented in partnership with The Amistad Center for Art & Culture, the Harriet Beecher Stowe Center, and The Mark Twain House & Museum.

THE RAPE OF RECY TAYLOR

Mrs. Recy Taylor was gang raped by six white boys in 1944 Alabama. Unbroken, she spoke up and fought for justice with help from Rosa Parks and legions of women.

2017. USA. 91 min. Not Rated. Documentary. Directed by Nancy Buirski.

Film Tickets:
$9 Regular Admission
$8 Seniors (62+) and Students with ID
$7 Members
Tickets are available for purchase at the door.

Jun
22
Fri
Food & Film: Back to Burgundy
Jun 22 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Food & Film: Back to Burgundy

5pm | Film Screening
7pm | French Wine Dinner by the Mill Restaurant Group

CE QUI NOUS LIE (BACK TO BURGUNDY)
Three siblings reunite at their home in picturesque Burgundy to save the family vineyard in this tender tale of a new generation finding its own unique path.

2017. France. 113 min. Subtitles. Not Rated. Directed by Cédric Klapisch.

Tickets are $65/$60 members; online reservations are required. Regular film admission applies for film-only tickets, which are available for purchase at the door.