Films & Events

*all screenings 4/29 – 5/6 virtual ONLY*

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Peter Sellers scored an Oscar nomination for playing three roles, including the title character, in this political satire unlike any comedy preceding it. Finding humor in Cold War anxiety, the story features a deranged general ordering a pre...
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When flight attendant Doris Day discovers her new husband, Louis Jordan, is a murderer, things quickly spiral out of control in both her personal and professional life in this taut film noir from MGM. Lauded for its accurate portrayal of...
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A young woman takes a job as secretary to a seemingly innocuous elderly woman, only to quickly discover things are not at all what they seem in this briskly moving and brilliantly stylized film noir. Based on Anthony Gilbert’s novel...
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At a U.S. Army fort in the Arizona Territory in the late 1800s, Army lawyer Tom Cantrell defends Braxton Rutledge, a Black sergeant formerly under Cantrell’s command, in his court martial for murder and rape. The film remains notable for its frank treatment of racism and as the first major studio Western to cast a Black actor in the lead. Star Constance Towers joins us for a special Master of Cinema award program following the screening.
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From page to stage to three screen versions, this immortal musical from Jerome Kern and Oscar Hammerstein II, based on Edna Ferber’s novel, has certainly stood the test of time. This third film adaptation is a lavish Technicolor production...
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Hollywood encountered numerous difficulties during its transition from silent films to talkies in the 1920s, and many of them are showcased in this brilliant satire from MGM, which ranks among the best musical films ever made.