Calendar / Type: Film

Sunday, June 25, 2017

Nasher Film Series – Fresh Dressed - 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM

Fresh Dressed (2015, director Sacha Jenkins, 1 hour and 30 minutes, not rated)

 

This is a fascinating chronicle of hip-hop, urban fashion and the hustle that brought oversized pants and graffiti- drenched jackets from Orchard Street to high fashion catwalks and middle America’s shopping malls. Director Sacha Jenkins’s musical history draws from a rich mix of archival materials and in-depth interviews with rappers, designers and other industry insiders. Complement to Nina Chanel Abney: Royal Flush.
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Enjoy dinner at the Nasher Museum Café before the film. For reservations, please call 919-684-6032 or book through Open Table.

Thursday, July 6, 2017

Nasher Film Series – Pariah - 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Pariah (2011, director Dee Rees, 1 hour and 26 minutes, rated R)

 

A lesbian teenager in the Bronx juggles multiple identities to please friends and family, but pressure from home, school and within corrodes the line between her dual personas, with explosive consequences. The feature debut of writer/director Dee Rees, Pariah had its world premiere at the 2011 Sundance Film Festival. Complement to Nina Chanel Abney: Royal Flush. Free!

 

Enjoy dinner at the Nasher Museum Café before the film. For reservations, please call 919-684-6032 or book through Open Table.

Thursday, July 20, 2017

Nasher Film Series – Big Fish - 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Big Fish (2003, director Tim Burton, 2 hours and 5 minutes, rated PG-13)

 

A frustrated son tries to determine fact from fiction in his dying father’s life. The film, directed by Tim Burton and adapted from a novel written by Hillsborough-based author Daniel Wallace, drips with magical southern imagery. Complement to All Matterings of Mind. Free!

 

Enjoy dinner at the Nasher Museum Café before the film. For reservations, please call 919-684-6032 or book through Open Table.

Thursday, August 17, 2017

Nasher Film Series – Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind - 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004, director Michel Gondry, 1 hour and 48 minutes, rated R)

 

When their relationship sours, a couple undergoes a procedure to have each other erased from their memories. It is only through the process of loss that they discover what they had. This film, which won an Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay, is the second collaboration between director Michel Gondry and screenwriter Charlie Kaufman. Complement to All Matterings of Mind. Free!

 

Enjoy dinner at the Nasher Museum Café before the film. For reservations, please call 919-684-6032 or book through Open Table.