|Noon Only - September 2016 to June 2017
ART Films at
The Deptford Municipal Building
Films shown in the Courtroom/Big Screen/Surround Sound
Free-will donations gratefully accepted
September 20 – Marcel Duchamp – Acknowledged as a driving force behind many modern movements – Dada, Surrealism, Futurism – French artist and theorist Marcel Duchamp did more than any other artist in this century to change the concept of art and challenge the accepted standards of aesthetic beauty. 50 minutes
October 11 – Hudson River School Painters: Artistic Pioneers. Focuses on the story of the men and their message. Thomas Cole, Asher Durand, Jasper Cropsey, Albert Bierstadt and Frederick Church. – 70 minutes
November 15 – August Rodin: Hand of Genius. 47 minutes
December 13 – Pablo Casals: Song of the Birds – Lovely story following the life of a legendary cellist. 66 minutes.
January 10 – Isamu Noguchi – Sculptor – gives new insight into the evocative fusion of American and Japanese culture that characterizes much of his work. 55 minutes.
February 14 – Mondrian – from Naturalism to Abstraction – As an artist and philosopher, he inspired painters, sculptors and architects worldwide during the 20th century.
March 14 – Seurat – Takes a fresh look at the creator of the pointillist technique. 50 minutes.
April 11 – This is National Poetry Month. Let’s take a look at Poet Laureate, two-time Pulitzer winner, and environmental activist, W.S. Merwin: Even Though the Whole World is Burning. 82 min.
May 9 - Aaron Copeland and the American Sound – Part of the series: Keeping Score – this informative DVD, narrated by Music Director, Michael Tilson Thomas, with the San Francisco Symphony, explores the life and music of Aaron Copeland. He created a musical style that evoked the diversity of the American people. Today, his music seems comforting and celebratory; sixty years ago it was a wake-up call that gave Americans a critical sense of their own identity.
June 13 – The Private Life of a Masterpiece – a look into the how, why and where of Renoir’s masterpiece, Dance at Le Moulin De La Galette. 50 Min.