Calendar / Type: Film

Thursday, May 8, 2014

beyonce

Archibald Motley Film Series: Chicago Rhythm ‘n’ Blues - 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

The Nasher Museum presents a film series to complement the exhibition Archibald Motley: Jazz Age Modernist.  The films are free and open to all. 

 

The third and final installment of the Archibald Motley film series is a night of “Chicago Rhythm ‘n’ Blues,” with the film Cadillac Records (2008, 108 minutes), a fictionalized account of Chess Records with Beyoncé as Etta James.

 

Thursday, May 29, 2014

aiweiwei

Summer Days Nasher Nights:
Dinner and a Movie - 5:30 PM to 9:00 PM

Ai Weiwei: The Fake Case (2013, Andreas Johnsen, 86 minutes). 5 PM dinner, 7 PM movie. Savor a two-course dinner special and follow your meal with a free film. Dinner patrons enjoy ample parking and reserved film seating in the lecture hall. Dinner reservations recommended (5 PM or 5:30 PM) online or call 919-684-6032.

 

After 81 days of solitary detention world famous Chinese artist Ai Weiwei is put under house arrest. He suffers from sleeping disorder and memory loss, 18 cameras are monitoring his studio and home, police agents follow his every move, and heavy restrictions from the Kafkaesque Chinese authorities weigh him down. Picking up where Alison Klayman’s Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry left off, AI WEIWEI: THE FAKE CASE is more explicitly political, reflecting Ai’s battle against the gigantic lawsuit thrust upon him by the Chinese government in an effort to silence him.
To learn more visit thefakecase.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.

Thursday, June 26, 2014

woodmens

Summer Days Nasher Nights:
Dinner and a Movie - 5:30 PM to 9:00 PM

The Woodmans (2010, Scott Willis, 82 minutes). 5 PM dinner, 7 PM movie. Savor a two-course dinner special and follow your meal with a free film. Dinner patrons enjoy ample parking and reserved film seating in the lecture hall. Dinner reservations recommended (5 PM or 5:30 PM) online or call 919-684-6032.

 

The Woodmans is the tragic story of Francesca Woodman, a young photographer renowned for her extraordinary nude self-portraits, is also the story of her brilliantly artistic family. With THE WOODMANS, director C. Scott Willis shows how the struggle for fame in the high-stakes world of art resulted in tragedy, and then in healing and redemption. View the trailer at thewoodmansmovie.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.

Thursday, July 24, 2014

halfsun

Summer Days Nasher Nights:
Dinner and a Movie - 5:30 PM to 9:00 PM

Half of a Yellow Sun (Biyi Bandele, 2013, 111 min). Savor a two-course dinner special and follow your meal with a free film. Dinner patrons enjoy ample parking and reserved film seating in the lecture hall. Dinner reservations recommended (5 PM or 5:30 PM) online or call 919-684-6032.

 

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.

Thursday, August 21, 2014

cutieboxer

Summer Days Nasher Nights:
Dinner and a Movie - 5:30 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 and follow your meal with a free film. Dinner patrons enjoy ample parking and reserved film seating in the lecture hall. Dinner reservations recommended (5 PM or 5:30 PM) online or call 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.