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) a story of passion, opportunity, heartbreak and triumph of the human spirit. Set in the overwhelmingly white world of classical dance, it tells the stories of several black women from different generations who fell in love with ballet. Six decades ago, while pursuing their dreams of careers in classical dance, Joan Myers Brown, Delores Browne and Raven Wilkinson confronted racism, exclusion and unequal opportunity. In 2015, three young black women also pursue careers as ballerinas. Do they find that the color of ballet has changed? If so, how? If not, why?

 

Saturday, July 9, 2016

Screendance

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

ADF’s Movies By Movers professional shorts screening.

Part 1

1. Normal Day
2. In Passing
3. SHIFT
4. Klasse
5. Platform 13

INTERMISSION

Part 2
1. Death and the Maiden
2. Meeting place, Schorched
3. Monkeying
4.Dance of the Neurons
5. Bhaivari Sky
6. Migration
7. Landing

 

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.

Sunday, November 6, 2016

Junebug

Southern Cinema Film Series – Junebug - 2:00 PM

Southern Cinema Film Series, co-sponsored by the Duke Screen/Society.

Junebug (2005, 1 hour and 46 minutes, rated R) Director Phil Morrison will introduce and take part in a Q&A after the screening.

 

Sunday, November 13, 2016

Eve's Bayou

Southern Cinema Film Series – Eve’s Bayou - 3:00 PM

Southern Cinema Film Series, co-sponsored by the Duke Screen/Society.

Eve’s Bayou (1997, director Kasi Lemmons, 109 minutes, rated R)

 

Sunday, November 20, 2016

Kudzu

Southern Cinema Film Series – N.C. filmmakers - 2:00 PM

Southern Cinema Film Series, co-sponsored by the Duke Screen/Society.
Southern Shorts, a program of short documentary films made by N.C. filmmakers.

Kudzu Vine (2011, director Josh Gibson, 20 minutes), One Night in Kernersville (2011, director Rodrigo Dorfman, 20 minutes), After Sherman (2016, director Jon-Sesrie Goff, 30 minutes), The Last Barn Dance (2014, directors Ted Richardson and Jason Arthurs, 32 minutes) .

Sunday, November 27, 2016

Tchoupitoulas

Southern Cinema Film Series – Tchoupitoulas - 2:00 PM

Southern Cinema Film Series, co-sponsored by the Duke Screen/Society.

Tchoupitoulas (2012, directors Bill and Turner Ross, 80 minutes)