Calendar / Type: Dinner & a Movie

Thursday, July 24, 2014

halfsun

Summer Days Nasher Nights:
Dinner and a Movie – Half of a Yellow Sun - 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Join us for the free screening of Half of a Yellow Sun (Biyi Bandele, 2013, 111 min) at 7 PM. Lecture hall seating will begin at 6:30 PM; please allow extra time for parking. The café is booked for pre-film dinner reservations, but weather permitting, a few walk-ins may be accommodated on the patio at 5PM.

 

 

Based on Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s beloved novel, this sweeping romantic drama follows two sisters and their lovers on a journey through Nigeria’s Biafran War in the 1960s. Powerful and intensely emotional, Half of a Yellow Sun is a story which can touch everyone’s heart. Learn more by visiting facebook.com/HalfOfAYellowSunMovie.

 

Half of a Yellow Sun is presented in conjunction with the Class of 2018 Summer Reading selection, Americanah, also written by Adichie. See also Summer Days Nasher Nights book discussions of Americanah.

 

All summer, enjoy Summer Days Nasher Nights featuring “Live and Local” music, guest chefs in the café, book discussions, movie nights and more, every Thursday evening and occasional Sunday afternoons. General admission is always free on Thursdays, 5-9 PM. Complete Summer Days Nasher Nights schedule.

Thursday, August 21, 2014

cutieboxer

Summer Days Nasher Nights:
Dinner and a Movie – Cutie and the Boxer - 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Cutie and the Boxer (2013, Zachary Heinzerling, 82 min). 5 PM dinner, 7 PM movie. Savor a two-course dinner special at the Nasher Museum Café before a free film. We encourage you to make a reservation, either online or by calling 919-684-6032.

 

 

Cutie and the Boxer (Zachary Heinzerling, 2013, 82 min)- This Academy Award nominated documentary is a candid New York love story exploring the chaotic 40-year marriage of famed boxing painter Ushio Shinohara and his wife, Noriko. Anxious to shed her role as her overbearing husband’s assistant, Noriko begins to find an identity of her own. Learn more by visting cutieandtheboxer.com.

 

All summer, enjoy Summer Days Nasher Nights featuring “Live and Local” music, guest chefs in the café, book discussions, movie nights and more, every Thursday evening and occasional Sunday afternoons. General admission is always free on Thursdays, 5-9 PM. Complete Summer Days Nasher Nights schedule.

Sunday, November 2, 2014

Pan’s Labyrinth

Film Screening: Pan’s Labyrinth - 2:00 PM

Film Screening: Pan’s Labyrinth (2006, directed by Guillermo del Toro, 118 minutes). Winner of three 2007 Academy Awards: Best Achievement in Cinematography, Best Achievement in Art Direction, Best Achievement in Makeup.