VENUS IN FUR

| 2013 | 96 minutes | |
Roman Polanski

Thursday July 31, 2014, 7:30 PM
Saturday August 02, 2014, 9:30 PM
Monday August 04, 2014, 7:30 PM

$12 General Admission, $9 Member
Doors Open for admissions 30 min. prior to screening
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Roman Polanski
David Ives
Roman Polanski

Emmanuelle Seigner, Mathieu Amalric

Based on the Tony Award-winning Broadway play by David Ives, which itself was based on Leopold von Sacher-Masoch’s groundbreaking novella, VENUS IN FUR is the latest film from master filmmaker Roman Polanski. Alone in a Paris theater after a long day of auditioning actresses for his new play, writer-director Thomas (Amalric) complains…

Friday August 01, 2014, 7:30 pm,
SPECIAL EVENT
$20 General Admission, $15 Member,
$12 child age 14 or younger
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Globe Trotting, multi-faceted, jazz-based cellist, singer, composer and improviser Helen Gillet is a “mixed bag” of musical influence. She has won “Best Female Performer” this year in Gambit Weekly’s Best of the Beat Awards as well as “Best Other Instrument” in Offbeat Magazine’s Best of the Beat Awards. Downbeat Magazine recently nominated…

Wednesday July 30, 2014, 7:30 pm,
SPECIAL EVENT
$20 General Admission, $18 Member
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James Franco
James Franco

James Franco, Scott Haze, Jim Parrack, Tim Blake Nelson

Actor James Franco stars, writes, and directs in this crime thriller about a mans disastrous attempt to exist outside the social order in “Child of God”.  An exclusive pre-release look at this thrilling drama. Presented by the NY Film Credits National Series be a part of the LIVE National Simulcast Audience. Following the show,…

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Sunday August 03, 2014, 7:30 pm,
$12 General Admission, $9 for Summer Institute Sponsors. Please note that MVFS member discounts are not valid for SI film series on Sundays.
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William Gazeck
Lloyd Ecker, Susan Ecker

Sophie Tucker

SPECIAL GUESTS: The filmmakers will be on hand for questions and answers after the screening. In this documentary directed by Oscar-nominated filmmaker William Gazecki, authors Susan and Lloyd Ecker explore the tumultuous early days of Sophie Tucker, the iconic vaudeville superstar who ruled the 1920s Flapper Era in the United States. Before…

CHEF

| 2014 | 115 minutes | |
Jon Favreau

Saturday August 02, 2014, 7:30 PM,
$12 General Admission, $9 Member
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Jon Favreau

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)…

Monday July 28, 2014, 7:30 PM,
$15 General Admission, $12 Member
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Rory Kennedy
Mark Bailey, Keven McAlester

For many American supporters of the war in Vietnam, the symbolic defeat embodied in the Paris Peace Accords of 1973 and subsequent cease-fire were not the worst blows to their hopes for a productive resolution to the Vietnam War. Far worse was the disorderly and ignominious evacuation of Saigon as it fell…