Calendar / Type: Film

Thursday, July 7, 2016

Black Ballerina

ADF International Screendance Festival - 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

ADF’s Movies By Movers Documentary Feature Screening 

Black Ballerina (Director Frances McElroy).

Saturday, July 9, 2016


ADF International Screendance Festival - 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM

ADF’s Movies By Movers professional shorts screening

Thursday, July 21, 2016

Dinner and a Movie - George Washington

Dinner and a Movie – George Washington - 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Enjoy a dinner special at the Nasher Museum Café before the free screening of George Washington at 7 PM.  Cafe reservations recommended.


Over the course of one hot summer, a group of children in the decaying rural South must confront a tangle of difficult choices. An ambitiously constructed, elegantly photographed meditation on adolescence, the first full-length film by director David Gordon Green features remarkable performances from an award-winning ensemble cast.


David Gordon Green, 2000, 89 min, USA, in English, Color.

Thursday, August 18, 2016

Prom Night in Mississippi

Dinner and a Movie – Prom Night in Mississippi - 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Enjoy a dinner special at the Nasher Museum Café before the free screening of Prom Night in Mississippi at 7 PM.  Cafe reservations recommended.


In 1997, Academy Award-winning actor Morgan Freeman offered to pay for the senior prom at Charleston High School in Mississippi under one condition: the prom had to be racially integrated. His offer was ignored. In 2008, Freeman offered again. This time the school board accepted, and history was made.


Paul Saltzman, 2009, 90 min, Canada, in English, Color.

Thursday, September 8, 2016

Lavender Country

Lavender Country: Live Performance And Film Screening - 5:30 PM

Meet Patrick Haggerty, author of Lavender Country, the world’s first openly gay country album (1973), now enjoying a resurgence of popularity since its reissue two years ago on the Paradise of Bachelors label, based in Chapel Hill. Haggerty will share music and stories about his experiences as an openly gay country music artist and lifetime political activist.  The “unplugged” performance, featuring Nashville-based backup band Promised Land Sound, will be preceded by a free screening of “These C*cksucking Tears,” a documentary short film by Daniel Taberski about the Lavender Country story, which won best documentary short at South by Southwest 2016 in Austin, Texas. Cash bar at 5:30 PM.