Film

During the fall, winter and spring, The Center presents documentary films on artists, art forms, architecture and more. From time to time we also present independent and international films that would not otherwise be shown locally. Films are often presented in coordination with The Center’s BIG IDEA projects as a way to enhance and deepen understanding of the theme or concept being explored.

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Upcoming Films

FILM: Manakamana

Thursday, March 30, 7:00 pm

Breathtaking, poignant and mesmerizing, Manakamana is a documentary shot entirely inside the narrow bubble of a cable car, high above a jungle in Nepal, as it transports villagers and tourists to an ancient mountaintop temple. Filmed in 16mm and comprised of 11 rides (each a single take corresponds to the len...

FILM: Heart of a Dog

Thursday, April 13, 7:00 pm

Celebrated artist, composer, inventor, musician and film director, Laurie Anderson created a home movie, of sorts, to reflect on the deaths of her husband Lou Reed, her mother, and her beloved dog. The film is a meditation on loss and love that is light and heavy, straightforward and experimental. Anderson’...

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