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Oct
2
Sun
Manhattan Short Film Festival 2016
Oct 2 @ 2:00 pm
Manhattan Short Film Festival 2016

Unite with over 100,000 cineastes in 250 cities all over the world to watch and vote on their favorite short works by international filmmakers, during the popular annual Manhattan Short Film Festival. 2016. 120 min. English and subtitles.

All Showtimes:
Thursday, September 29 at 7 pm
Friday, September 30 at 7 pm
Sunday, October 2 at 2 pm

Film Tickets:
$9 Regular Admission
$8 Seniors (62+) and Students with ID
$7 Members
Free for Insider Access Members (and above)

Image: Harmony Rose Bremner in Carousel © Parlour Films LTD.

Oct
6
Thu
Film: Mapplethorpe: Look at the Pictures
Oct 6 @ 7:00 pm
Film: Mapplethorpe: Look at the Pictures

Presented in celebration of The Thrill of the Chase: The Wagstaff Collection of Photographs at the J. Paul Getty Museum.

Mapplethorpe: Look at the Pictures
The complex Robert Mapplethorpe dedicated his life not only to becoming an artist, but also to making his chosen medium, photography, respected and valued as fine art. His final show, The Perfect Moment—exhibited at the Wadsworth Atheneum in 1989—was self-planned as he was dying of AIDS, and proved to be a cultural time bomb.

2016. USA. 108 min. Not rated. Directed by Fenton Bailey and Randy Barbato.

Presented in collaboration with Out Film CT.

 

All Showtimes:
Thursday, October 6 at 7pm
Saturday, October 8 at 2pm
Sunday, October 9 at 2pm

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

Oct
8
Sat
Film: Mapplethorpe: Look at the Pictures
Oct 8 @ 2:00 pm
Film: Mapplethorpe: Look at the Pictures

Presented in celebration of The Thrill of the Chase: The Wagstaff Collection of Photographs at the J. Paul Getty Museum.

Gallery Talk
Before the October 8 film screening, join Marsted Fellow Eileen Doyle at 12:30pm for a Gallery Talk about former Wadsworth Atheneum curator Sam Wagstaff, who was Robert Mapplethorpe’s artistic mentor, benefactor and longtime companion. This talk is free with film or museum admission. Meet by the Museum Shop.

Mapplethorpe: Look at the Pictures
The complex Robert Mapplethorpe dedicated his life not only to becoming an artist, but also to making his chosen medium, photography, respected and valued as fine art. His final show, The Perfect Moment—exhibited at the Wadsworth Atheneum in 1989—was self-planned as he was dying of AIDS, and proved to be a cultural time bomb.

2016. USA. 108 min. Not rated. Directed by Fenton Bailey and Randy Barbato.

Presented in collaboration with Out Film CT.

All Showtimes:
Thursday, October 6 at 7pm
Saturday, October 8 at 2pm
Sunday, October 9 at 2pm

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

 

Oct
9
Sun
Film: Mapplethorpe: Look at the Pictures
Oct 9 @ 2:00 pm
Film: Mapplethorpe: Look at the Pictures

Presented in celebration of The Thrill of the Chase: The Wagstaff Collection of Photographs at the J. Paul Getty Museum.

Mapplethorpe: Look at the Pictures
The complex Robert Mapplethorpe dedicated his life not only to becoming an artist, but also to making his chosen medium, photography, respected and valued as fine art. His final show, The Perfect Moment—exhibited at the Wadsworth Atheneum in 1989—was self-planned as he was dying of AIDS, and proved to be a cultural time bomb.

2016. USA. 108 min. Not rated. Directed by Fenton Bailey and Randy Barbato.

Presented in collaboration with Out Film CT.

 

All Showtimes:
Thursday, October 6 at 7pm
Saturday, October 8 at 2pm
Sunday, October 9 at 2pm

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

 

Oct
13
Thu
Film: The Best Offer (La Migliore Offerta)
Oct 13 @ 7:00 pm
Film: The Best Offer (La Migliore Offerta)

Presented in celebration of The Thrill of the Chase: The Wagstaff Collection of Photographs at the J. Paul Getty Museum.

The Best Offer (La Migliore Offerta)
A rich, famous, and unscrupulous art auctioneer and collector lives a solitary existence. His joy in life is his secret stash of women’s portraits from every era and genre. In this Italian crime thriller, he is hired by a young heiress to auction off the large collection of art and antiques that has been left to her.

2013. Italy. 131 min. Rated R (graphic nudity). Starring Geoffrey Rush and Donald Sutherland. Directed by Giuseppe Tornatore.

All Showtimes:
Thursday, October 13 at 7pm
Sunday, October 16 at 2:35pm

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

 

Oct
15
Sat
Film: Peggy Guggenheim: Art Addict
Oct 15 @ 2:00 pm
Film: Peggy Guggenheim: Art Addict

Presented in celebration of The Thrill of the Chase: The Wagstaff Collection of Photographs at the J. Paul Getty Museum.

Peggy Guggenheim: Art Addict
A portrait of an arts patron extraordinaire, who transformed a modest fortune and impeccable taste into one of the premiere collections of 20th century art.2015. USA. 96 min. Not rated. Directed by Lisa Immordino Vreeland.

All Showtimes:
Saturday, October 15 at 2pm
Sunday, October 16 at 1pm

 

 

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

 

Oct
16
Sun
Jazz Brunch: Hot Toddy
Oct 16 @ 10:30 am – 2:30 pm

Enjoy a delicious brunch set to the music of Hot Toddy. After, explore the galleries on your own or take a tour with a docent. Tickets include museum admission, jazz, brunch, and one complimentary bloody mary or mimosa.

There are two seatings, one at 10:30 am and one at 12:30 pm.

Brunch Menu:
The brunch buffet features the Chef’s egg dish of the day, homefries, thick cut bacon, sausage, and ham, NY bagels and lox, stuffed French toast, Belgian waffles with fixins’, assorted breakfast pastries, seasonal fruit, freshly brewed coffee, and tea.

Please note that tickets do not include gratuity for brunch service.

 

Film: Peggy Guggenheim: Art Addict
Oct 16 @ 1:00 pm
Film: Peggy Guggenheim: Art Addict

Presented in celebration of The Thrill of the Chase: The Wagstaff Collection of Photographs at the J. Paul Getty Museum.

Peggy Guggenheim: Art Addict
A portrait of an arts patron extraordinaire, who transformed a modest fortune and impeccable taste into one of the premiere collections of 20th century art.2015. USA. 96 min. Not rated. Directed by Lisa Immordino Vreeland.

All Showtimes:
Saturday, October 15 at 2pm
Sunday, October 16 at 1pm

 

 

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

 

Film: The Best Offer (La Migliore Offerta)
Oct 16 @ 2:35 pm
Film: The Best Offer (La Migliore Offerta)

Presented in celebration of The Thrill of the Chase: The Wagstaff Collection of Photographs at the J. Paul Getty Museum.

The Best Offer (La Migliore Offerta)
A rich, famous, and unscrupulous art auctioneer and collector lives a solitary existence. His joy in life is his secret stash of women’s portraits from every era and genre. In this Italian crime thriller, he is hired by a young heiress to auction off the large collection of art and antiques that has been left to her.

2013. Italy. 131 min. Rated R (graphic nudity). Starring Geoffrey Rush and Donald Sutherland. Directed by Giuseppe Tornatore.

All Showtimes:
Thursday, October 13 at 7pm
Sunday, October 16 at 2:35pm

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

 

Oct
20
Thu
Making Black Lives Matter: Chi-Raq
Oct 20 @ 6:30 pm
Making Black Lives Matter: Chi-Raq

5:30pm | Reception (snacks and cash bar)
6:30pm | Guest speaker (TBD)
7pm | Film and post-movie Q&A

Presented in collaboration with The Amistad Center for Art & Culture and the Harriet Beecher Stowe Center.

Chi-Raq
Set against the backdrop of gang violence in contemporary Chicago, this comedic crime drama is adapted from the Greek play Lysistrata by Aristophanes in which women organize a sex strike to stop men from making war.

2015. USA. 127 min. Rated R. Starring Nick Cannon, Wesley Snipes, Angela Bassett, Samuel L. Jackson, and John Cusack. Directed by Spike Lee.

Tickets:
$10 Regular Admission
$8 Members
$5 Students w/ID
Tickets are available for purchase at the door.