|Noon Only - September 2017 to June 2018
ART Films at
The Deptford Municipal Building
Films shown in the Courtroom/Big Screen/Surround Sound
Free-will donations gratefully accepted
September 12 – George Gershwin – A story of success achieved through the ‘fascinating rhythms’ and melodies of this brilliant composer.
October 10 – Dorothea Lange: Grab a Hunk of Lightning – Photographer extraordinaire, she is known for her powerful images from the Great Depression. For more than five decades, her lens brought subjects alive, transmitting raw emotions and capturing the human condition.
November 14 – The Mystery of Picasso - is exhilarating, mesmerizing, and unforgettable; it is simply one of the greatest documentaries on art ever made. The French government agrees; in 1984 it declared this film a national treasure.
December 12 – I Build the Tower – Have you ever heard of Simon Rodia? An Italian immigrant, he single-handedly built Watts Towers, a multi-structure-outsider art village in Los Angeles. It took him 33 years, and it was declared a National Historic Landmark.
January 9 – Paul Taylor Dance Company – a contemporary dance company founded in 1954, they perform to Bach’s Brandenburgs, and Poulenc’s Beloved Renegade.
February 13 – Hopper’s Silence – Director O’Doherty knew Edward Hopper and his wife, and offers a rare portrait of this aloof artist that is astute and revealing.
March 13 – The Making of a Performance –“Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No. 4,” with Michael Tilson Thomas and the San Francisco Symphony.
April 10 – Louis Comfort Tiffany Remembered – Master Stained Glassman
May 8 – John James Audubon – Drawn from Nature – Provides a meaningful portrait of Art and Science, and Audubon’s growing apprehension about the destruction of nature.
June – To be announced. There is a new film coming out, Loving Vincent, and am hoping by then it will be available on DVD.