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Jul
20
Fri
Under the Stars Film Series: Never on Sunday
Jul 20 @ 5:00 pm

Celebrate the special exhibition Frederic Church: A Painter’s Pilgrimage at the Under the Stars Film Series. Each of the four featured films are set in locations visited by the famed Hudson River School artist.

5pm | Live music and an à la carte dinner in the museum’s outdoor courtyard
8:15pm | Film Screening

POTE TIN KYRIAKI (NEVER ON SUNDAY)
An American scholar attempts to reform and Athenian Greek prostitute with whom he is infatuated.

1960. Greece. 97 min. Not Rated. English and Subtitles. Directed by Jules Dassin. Starring Melina Mercouri and Jules Dassin.

 

 

 


Film Tickets:

$9 Regular Admission
$8 Seniors (62+) and Students with ID
FREE for Museum Members and Wadsworth Welcome cardholders
Tickets are available for purchase at the door.

All Under the Stars Screenings:
Friday, July 13: Roman Holiday
Friday, July 20: Never on Sunday
Friday, July 27: Sirocco
Friday, August 10: Lawrence of Arabia (Part 1)
Saturday, August 11: Lawrence of Arabia (Part 2)

 

Films begin at sundown (approximately 8:15 pm). Please note that portable chairs and coolers are prohibited. The program will move indoors during inclement weather.

 

Jul
21
Sat
Double Feature: Love, Cecil & Gigi
Jul 21 @ 2:00 pm
Double Feature: Love, Cecil & Gigi

Enjoy two films for the price of one! Featuring a special display of three costumes designed by Cecil Beaton for the film Gigi.

LOVE, CECIL
Lisa Immordino Vreeland directs this documentary about Academy Award-winning costume designer Cecil Beaton. A respected photographer, artist, and set designer, Beaton was best known for designing costumes for films such as Gigi and My Fair Lady.

2017. USA. 98 min. Not Rated. Directed by Lisa Immordino Vreeland. Featuring Leslie Caron, David Hockney, and Rupert Everett.

 

All Showtimes:
Thursday, July 19 at 7pm
Saturday, July 21 at 2pm
Sunday, July 22 at 2pm

GIGI
Weary of the conventions of Parisian society, a rich playboy and a youthful courtesan-in-training enjoy a platonic friendship—but will it stay that way?

Musical comedy. 1958. USA. 115 min. Rated G. Starring Leslie Caron, Maurice Chevalier, and Louis Jourdan.

All Showtimes:
Saturday, July 21 at 3:50pm
Sunday, July 22 at 3:50pm

 

Jul
22
Sun
Double Feature: Love, Cecil & Gigi
Jul 22 @ 2:00 pm
Double Feature: Love, Cecil & Gigi

Enjoy two films for the price of one! Featuring a special display of three costumes designed by Cecil Beaton for the film Gigi.

LOVE, CECIL
Lisa Immordino Vreeland directs this documentary about Academy Award-winning costume designer Cecil Beaton. A respected photographer, artist, and set designer, Beaton was best known for designing costumes for films such as Gigi and My Fair Lady.

2017. USA. 98 min. Not Rated. Directed by Lisa Immordino Vreeland. Featuring Leslie Caron, David Hockney, and Rupert Everett.

 

All Showtimes:
Thursday, July 19 at 7pm
Saturday, July 21 at 2pm
Sunday, July 22 at 2pm

GIGI
Weary of the conventions of Parisian society, a rich playboy and a youthful courtesan-in-training enjoy a platonic friendship—but will it stay that way?

Musical comedy. 1958. USA. 115 min. Rated G. Starring Leslie Caron, Maurice Chevalier, and Louis Jourdan.

All Showtimes:
Saturday, July 21 at 3:50pm
Sunday, July 22 at 3:50pm

 

Jul
27
Fri
Under the Stars Film Series: Sirocco
Jul 27 @ 5:00 pm

Celebrate the special exhibition Frederic Church: A Painter’s Pilgrimage at the Under the Stars Film Series. Each of the four featured films are set in locations visited by the famed Hudson River School artist.

5pm | Live music and an à la carte dinner in the museum’s outdoor courtyard
8:15pm | Film Screening

SIROCCO
A cynical American expatriate gets involved in smuggling and gun-running for the rebels during the 1925 Syrian insurgency against French occupation.

1951. USA. 98 min. Not Rated. B&W. Directed by Curtis Bernhardt. Starring Humphrey Bogart and Lee J. Cobb.

 

 

 

 

 

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

All Under the Stars Screenings:
Friday, July 13: Roman Holiday
Friday, July 20: Never on Sunday
Friday, July 27: Sirocco
Friday, August 10: Lawrence of Arabia (Part 1)
Saturday, August 11: Lawrence of Arabia (Part 2)

 

Films begin at sundown (approximately 8:15 pm). Please note that portable chairs and coolers are prohibited. The program will move indoors during inclement weather.

 

Jul
28
Sat
Double Feature: Theeb & Wadjda
Jul 28 @ 2:00 pm

It’s a double feature! Enjoy two films—plus an exhibition tour—for the price of one.

1:15pm | Tour of Frederic Church: A Painter’s Pilgrimage
2pm | Theeb Screening
3:50pm | Wadjda Screening

THEEB
In the Ottoman province of Hijaz during World War I, a young Bedouin boy experiences a greatly hastened coming-of-age as he embarks on a perilous desert journey to guide a British officer to his secret destination.

2014. United Arab Emirates/Jordan. 100 min. Not Rated. Subtitles. Directed by Naji Abu Nowar.

 

 

WADJDA
In this comedic drama, an enterprising Saudi girl signs on for her school’s Koran recitation competition as a way to raise the remaining funds she needs in order to buy the green bicycle that has captured her interest.

2012. Saudi Arabia. 98 min. Rated PG. Subtitles. Directed by Haifaa Al-Mansour.

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

All Showtimes:
Saturday, July 28 at 2pm
Sunday, July 29 at 2pm

 

Jul
29
Sun
Double Feature: Theeb & Wadjda
Jul 29 @ 2:00 pm

It’s a double feature! Enjoy two films—plus an exhibition tour—for the price of one.

1:15pm | Tour of Frederic Church: A Painter’s Pilgrimage
2pm | Theeb Screening
3:50pm | Wadjda Screening

THEEB
In the Ottoman province of Hijaz during World War I, a young Bedouin boy experiences a greatly hastened coming-of-age as he embarks on a perilous desert journey to guide a British officer to his secret destination.

2014. United Arab Emirates/Jordan. 100 min. Not Rated. Subtitles. Directed by Naji Abu Nowar.

 

 

WADJDA
In this comedic drama, an enterprising Saudi girl signs on for her school’s Koran recitation competition as a way to raise the remaining funds she needs in order to buy the green bicycle that has captured her interest.

2012. Saudi Arabia. 98 min. Rated PG. Subtitles. Directed by Haifaa Al-Mansour.

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

All Showtimes:
Saturday, July 28 at 2pm
Sunday, July 29 at 2pm

 

Aug
2
Thu
Art After Dark: Caribbean Celebration
Aug 2 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Art After Dark: Caribbean Celebration

Enjoy an energetic performance by FriendZWorldMusic, plus tours, art activities, body art, and a screening of Black Panther at 8pm. Complimentary snacks and cash bar.

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

 

Art After Dark: Caribbean Celebration is supported in part by the Greater Hartford Arts Council’s United Arts Campaign with major support from the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving. Presented in collaboration with the Taste of the Caribbean & Jerk Festival.

Film: Black Panther
Aug 2 @ 8:00 pm
Film: Black Panther

BLACK PANTHER
T’Challa, the King of Wakanda, rises to the throne in the isolated, technologically advanced African nation—but his claim is challenged by a vengeful outsider who was a childhood victim of T’Challa’s father.

2018. USA. 134 min. Rated PG-13. Directed by Ryan Coogler. Starring Chadwick Boseman, Michael B. Jordan, and Lupita Nyong’o.

Free with admission to Art After Dark: Caribbean Celebration.

Aug
4
Sat
Film: Last Men in Aleppo
Aug 4 @ 2:00 pm
Film: Last Men in Aleppo

1:15pm | Tour of Frederic Church: A Painter’s Pilgrimage
2pm | Film

DE SIDSTE MÆND I ALEPPO (LAST MEN IN ALEPPO)

Through the eyes of volunteer rescue workers called the White Helmets, Last Men in Aleppo allows viewers to experience the daily life, death, and struggle in the streets of Aleppo, Syria, where they are fighting for sanity in a city where war has become the norm. Winner, 2017 Sundance World Cinema Grand Jury Prize for Documentary.

2017. Syria/Denmark. 83 min. Not Rated. Subtitles. Directed by Feras Fayyad.

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

All Showtimes:
Saturday, August 4 at 2pm
Sunday, August 5 at 2pm

 

Aug
5
Sun
Film: Last Men in Aleppo
Aug 5 @ 2:00 pm
Film: Last Men in Aleppo

1:15pm | Tour of Frederic Church: A Painter’s Pilgrimage
2pm | Film

DE SIDSTE MÆND I ALEPPO (LAST MEN IN ALEPPO)

Through the eyes of volunteer rescue workers called the White Helmets, Last Men in Aleppo allows viewers to experience the daily life, death, and struggle in the streets of Aleppo, Syria, where they are fighting for sanity in a city where war has become the norm. Winner, 2017 Sundance World Cinema Grand Jury Prize for Documentary.

2017. Syria/Denmark. 83 min. Not Rated. Subtitles. Directed by Feras Fayyad.

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

All Showtimes:
Saturday, August 4 at 2pm
Sunday, August 5 at 2pm