PARTICLE FEVER

| 2014 | 99 minutes | | ,
Mark Levinson

Thursday May 01, 2014, 7:30 pm,
$12 General Admission, $9 Member
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Mark Levinson

Martin Aleksa, Nima Arkani-Hamed, Savas Dimopoulos

Imagine being able to watch as Edison turned on the first light bulb, or as Franklin received his first jolt of electricity. For the first time, a film gives audiences a front row seat to a significant and inspiring scientific breakthrough as it happens. Particle Fever follows six brilliant scientists during the…

FREE MEMBER EVENT: An Advance Premiere of BELLE

| 2014 | 105 minutes | |
Amma Asante

Thursday May 08, 2014, 7:30 pm,
MEMBER EVENT
FREE TO MVFS MEMBER and FRIENDS OF THE FILM CENTER. Tickets available soon.
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Amma Asante
Misan Sagay
Damian Jones

Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Tom Wilkinson, Emily Watson, Sarah Gadon, Penelope Wilton, Miranda Richardson, Tom Felton, Sam Reid and Matthew Goode

This film is inspired by the true story of Dido Elizabeth Belle, the illegitimate mixed race daughter of Admiral Sir John Lindsay. Raised by her aristocratic great-uncle Lord Mansfield and his wife, Belle’s lineage affords her certain privileges, yet her status prevents her from the traditions of noble social standing. While her…

Wednesday April 23, 2014, 7:30 pm,
$12 General Admission, $9 Member,
$7 child age 14 or younger
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Robert Wiene
Carl Mayer, Hans Janowitz

Werner Krauss, Conrad Veidt, Friedrich Feher

This German Expressionist masterpiece makes great use of its chilling premise and stylized set design. Caligari’s Expressionist style ultimately led to the dark shadows and sharp angles of the film noir urban crime dramas of the 1940′s, many of which were directed by such German emigres as Billy Wilder and Robert Siodmak….

Tuesday April 29, 2014, 7:30 pm,
SPECIAL EVENT
$20 General Admission, $18 Member
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Steven Knight

Tom Hardy, Olivia Colman, Ruth Wilson

Ivan Locke has worked diligently to craft the life he has envisioned, dedicating himself to the job that he loves and the family he adores. On the eve of the biggest challenge of his career, Ivan receives a phone call that sets in motion a series of events that will unravel his…

Tuesday May 06, 2014, 7:30 pm,
SPECIAL EVENT
$20 General Admission, $18 Member
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Jon Favreau, Sofia Vergara, Dustin Hoffman, Robert Downey Jr., Scarlett Johansson

Chef Carl Casper (Jon Favreau) suddenly quits his job at a prominent Los Angeles restaurant after refusing to compromise his creative integrity for its controlling owner (Dustin Hoffman), he is left to figure out what’s next. Finding himself in Miami, he teams up with his ex-wife (Sofia Vergara), his friend (John Leguizamo)…

Wednesday April 16, 2014, 7:30 pm,
$12 General Admission, $9 Member
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David Lynch

Naomi Watts, Laura Harring, Justin Theroux

David Lynch’s dreamlike and mysterious Mulholland Drive is a twisty neo-noir with an unconventional structure that features a mesmirizing performance from Naomi Watts as a woman on the dark fringes of Hollywood. David Lynch wrote and directed this look at two women who find themselves walking a fine line between truth and…

Monday July 21, 2014, 7:30 PM,
SPECIAL EVENT
$20 General Admission, $18 Member
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Jonathan Kent

Leading tenor of today Jonas Kaufmann stars in a brand new production of Manon Lescaut alongside Kristine Opolais

Puccini’s first triumph returns to Covent Garden for the first time in 30 years in a new staging by Jonathan Kent.Puccini’s sumptuous, richly-coloured score is characterized by youthful vitality and filled with glorious melodies. Despite a troubled gestation (five librettists were engaged in the project), the premiere of Manon Lescaut in 1893 was Puccini’s first…

Opera in Cinema: Verdi’s TRAVIATA

| 1994 | 190 minutes | |
Richard Eyre's

Sunday June 22, 2014, 12:00 PM,
SPECIAL EVENT
$20 General Admission, $18 Member
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Richard Eyre's

Old favorites, star studded cast - Renee Fleming, Thomas Hampson (baritone), Joseph Calleja (tenor)

Old favorite, star studded cast – Renee Fleming, Thomas Hampson (baritone), Joseph  Calleja (tenor) Verdi’aviata, based on Alexander Dumas fils’s play La Dame aux camélias, is one of Verdi’s most popular operas, combining drama, passion and memorable melodies. Verdi’s tragic tale of a Parisian courtesan who sacrifices all for love is vividly presented…

OPERA in Cinema: Verdi’s NABUCCO

| 2014 | 170 minutes | |
Daniele Abbado’

Sunday May 25, 2014, 12:00 PM,
SPECIAL EVENT
$20 General Admission, $18 Member
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Daniele Abbado’

This was Domingo's debut in the baritone role of Nabucco (over the last few years he has transitioned from tenor to baritone roles)

Placido Domingo, one of the most celebrated talents of our time, is making a major role debut. This is a rare chance to see a genre-defining masterwork, containing some of the greatest choral music ever written, along with some wonderful arias and ensembles. This new production of Nabucco is unmissable. Domingo takes…

OPERA in Cinema: Mozart’s DON GIOVANNI

| 1787 | 205 mins | |
Kasper Holten

Saturday April 12, 2014, 12:00 PM,
SPECIAL EVENT
$20 General Admission, $18 Member
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Kasper Holten

Star studded cast featuring the leading Don Giovanni of today Mariusz Kwiecien and French soprano Veronique Gens.

The debut feature film of leading opera director Kasper Holten (Director of Opera at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden), DON GIOVANNI (JUAN) retells Mozart’s classical masterpiece as a story of the modern man’s escape from himself and his demons. Star studded cast featuring the leading Don Giovanni of today Mariusz Kwiecien…