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BOCA RATON MUSEUM OF ART Calendar of Movies - CinemaDave

Nov. 27th, 2006 06:41 pm BOCA RATON MUSEUM OF ART Calendar of Movies

BOCA RATON MUSEUM OF ART
Calendar of Movies
December 2006 through February 2007

Exhibitions on display:

December 6, 2006 through April 1, 2007
+ Life as a Legend: Marilyn Monroe
+ Graham Flint: Portrait of America, Images from the Gigapxl™ Project

December 6, 2006 through February 18, 2007
Yozo Hamaguchi: Father of the Modern Mezzotint

February 28 through June 3, 2007
Jeanne Hilary: Eden. A New Media Project.

December 2006

Saturday, December 9 at 2 p.m.
Art Film Series: THE LEGEND OF MARILYN MONROE, (1963) 91 minutes
This documentary film, completed two years after Marilyn's death by famed producer David L. Wolper, traces the life and tragic early death of one of the most popular film stars of all time: Norma Jean Baker (aka Marilyn Monroe). Wonderfully narrated by John Huston, Monroe's story is sad and bittersweet from start to finish. Free with paid Museum admission. Films are shown in the Wolgin Auditorium. Tickets are distributed one hour prior to the film on a first-come, first-served basis. The Wolgin Auditorium seating capacity is 90.

Sunday, December 10 at 2 p.m.
Art Film Series: THE LEGEND OF MARILYN MONROE, (1963) 91 minutes
This documentary film, completed two years after Marilyn's death by famed producer David L. Wolper, traces the life and tragic early death of one of the most popular film stars of all time: Norma Jean Baker (aka Marilyn Monroe). Wonderfully narrated by John Huston, Monroe's story is sad and bittersweet from start to finish. Free with paid Museum admission. Films are shown in the Wolgin Auditorium. Tickets are distributed one hour prior to the film on a first-come, first-served basis. The Wolgin Auditorium seating capacity is 90.

Wednesday, December 13 at 2 p.m.
Art Film Series: THE LEGEND OF MARILYN MONROE, (1963) 91 minutes
This documentary film, completed two years after Marilyn's death by famed producer David L. Wolper, traces the life and tragic early death of one of the most popular film stars of all time: Norma Jean Baker (aka Marilyn Monroe). Wonderfully narrated by John Huston, Monroe's story is sad and bittersweet from start to finish. Free with paid Museum admission. Films are shown in the Wolgin Auditorium. Tickets are distributed one hour prior to the film on a first-come, first-served basis. The Wolgin Auditorium seating capacity is 90.

Thursday, December 14 at 7 p.m.
Friends Auxiliary Hosts the International Film Series: JOYEUX NOEL (France)
Inspired by a true story and the French nominee for Best Foreign Film at the 2005 Academy Awards. On Christmas Eve during World War I, the Germans, French and Scottish were trying to make peace, so they bury their dead and play football. All screenings are at the Sunrise Cinemas in Mizner Park. Following the film, guests are invited to join film Historian Shelly Isaacs at the Museum for a lively discussion, a behind-the-scenes presentation and delicious deserts catered by The Fresh Market. $150 per person for the entire seven-film series. $110 per person for the five-film series (November - March). Individual tickets may be purchased at the door for $30 per person, per film, based on availability.
For more information: 561.392.2500, ext. 211.

Saturday, December 16 at 2 p.m.
Art Film Series: DON'T BOTHER TO KNOCK, (1952) 76 minutes
Marilyn Monroe's first bona fide starring role cast her in this taut film noir as Nell, a none-too-stable babysitter, awkwardly tending a little girl in a Manhattan hotel. Nell begins a flirtation with Jeb, a recently jilted pilot, which leads to a seduction. The film becomes increasingly tense as Nell starts to unravel before Jeb's eyes. Free with paid Museum admission. Films are shown in the Wolgin Auditorium. Tickets are distributed one hour prior to the film on a first-come, first-served basis. The Wolgin Auditorium seating capacity is 90.

Wednesday, December 20 at 2 p.m.
Art Film Series: DON'T BOTHER TO KNOCK, (1952) 76 minutes
Marilyn Monroe's first bona fide starring role cast her in this taut film noir as Nell, a none-too-stable babysitter, awkwardly tending a little girl in a Manhattan hotel. Nell begins a flirtation with Jeb, a recently jilted pilot, which leads to a seduction. The film becomes increasingly tense as Nell starts to unravel before Jeb's eyes. Free with paid Museum admission. Films are shown in the Wolgin Auditorium. Tickets are distributed one hour prior to the film on a first-come, first-served basis. The Wolgin Auditorium seating capacity is 90.

Saturday, December 23 at 2 p.m.
Art Film Series: DON'T BOTHER TO KNOCK, (1952) 76 minutes
Marilyn Monroe's first bona fide starring role cast her in this taut film noir as Nell, a none-too-stable babysitter, awkwardly tending a little girl in a Manhattan hotel. Nell begins a flirtation with Jeb, a recently jilted pilot, which leads to a seduction. The film becomes increasingly tense as Nell starts to unravel before Jeb's eyes. Free with paid Museum admission. Films are shown in the Wolgin Auditorium. Tickets are distributed one hour prior to the film on a first-come, first-served basis. The Wolgin Auditorium seating capacity is 90.

Wednesday, December 27 at 2 p.m.
Art Film Series, NIAGARA, (1953) 91 minutes
Niagara is one of the films that transformed Marilyn to a living legend. Niagara is a sexually charged suspense film set against the dramatic backdrop of Niagara Falls. Monroe plays a femme fatale possessing two powerful weapons - an erotic body and an evil mind. She plans the murder of her troubled husband; however, all does not go as intended. Free with paid Museum admission. Films are shown in the Wolgin Auditorium. Tickets are distributed one hour prior to the film on a first-come, first-served basis. The Wolgin Auditorium seating capacity is 90.

Saturday, December 30 at 2 p.m.
Art Film Series, NIAGARA, (1953) 91 minutes
Niagara is one of the films that transformed Marilyn to a living legend. Niagara is a sexually charged suspense film set against the dramatic backdrop of Niagara Falls. Monroe plays a femme fatale possessing two powerful weapons - an erotic body and an evil mind. She plans the murder of her troubled husband; however, all does not go as intended. Free with paid Museum admission. Films are shown in the Wolgin Auditorium. Tickets are distributed one hour prior to the film on a first-come, first-served basis. The Wolgin Auditorium seating capacity is 90.


January 2007

Wednesday, January 3 at 2 p.m.
Art Film Series: WHO GETS TO CALL IT ART? (80 minutes)
This film is a wild ride into the fascinating art world of New York in the 1960s as seen through the eyes of Henry Geldzahler, the first curator of Contemporary Art at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Never-before-seen footage provides an entertaining and informative look into this artistic period.

Sunday, January 7 at 2 p.m.
Art Film Series: RIVER OF NO RETURN (1954) 91 minutes
Set in the majestic beauty of the Great Northwest wilderness, Monroe partners with Robert Mitchum and Rory Calhoun in this suspense-filled adventure. A rugged widower, with a questionable past, decides it's time to start a new life with his young son, but their peaceful existence is sabotaged.

Wednesday, January 10 at 2 p.m.
Art Film Series: JACKSON POLLACK 52 minutes
Pollock produced a body of work that helped forge the first great American art movement, Abstract Expressionism. This portrait of Pollock mixes archival images of his life and footage of his creative process which came to be known as Action Painting.

Thursday, January 11 at 7 p.m.
International Film Series: DISTANT (Turkey)
Don't forget individual tickets are still available for the International Film Series. Films are the second Thursday of each month, through April at 7 PM at Sunrise Cinemas in Mizner Park followed by lively discussion and desserts at the Museum. Tickets can be purchased at the door for $30 per person, per film based on availability.

Saturday, January 13 at 2 p.m.
Art Film Series: THE SEVEN YEAR ITCH (1955) 105 minutes
Richard Sherman (Tom Ewell) sends his family to the country to escape the NYC summer heat while he toils at his publishing job. When a delightfully unconventional, starlet (Marilyn Monroe) sublets the apartment above, his overactive imagination kicks into high gear.

Wednesday, January 24 at 2 p.m.
Art Film Series: Willem de Kooning: de Kooning on de Kooning (58 minutes)
De Kooning is regarded by many as the most illustrious Abstract Expressionist painter of the New York School. This award-winning film offers probing interviews and de Kooning's recollections of the struggles of the avant-garde in Greenwich Village.

Saturday, January 27 at 2 p.m.
Art Film Series: SOME LIKE IT HOT (1959) 122 minutes
In a hilarious spoof of gangster films, two struggling musicians, Joey (Tony Curtis) and Jerry (Jack Lemmon), witness the St. Valentine's Day massacre and must flee Chicago before being killed by the mob. The two escape wearing women's clothing and board a train bound for Florida where they meet Sugar Kane Kowalczyk (Marilyn Monroe).

Sunday, January 28 at 2 p.m.
Art Film Series: THE LEGEND OF MARILYN MONROE (1964) 91 minutes
This documentary film, completed two years after Marilyn's death by famed producer David L. Wolper, traces the life and tragic early death of one of the most popular film stars of all time: Norma Jean Baker (aka Marilyn Monroe). Narrated by John Huston.

Wednesday, January 31 at 2 p.m.
Art Film Series: ROY LICHTENSTEIN: PORTRAIT OF AN ARTIST 55 minutes
Lichtenstein was a towering pioneer in the Pop Art explosion. While the graphic style and bold scale of his work are unmistakable, the range of his work defies easy labeling. In this unprecedented interview, Lichtenstein discusses his work, the Pop Art movement and the history of art.

February 2007

Sunday, February 4 at 2 p.m.
Art Film Series: DON'T BOTHER TO KNOCK (1952) 76 minutes
Monroe's first bona fide starring role cast her in this taut film noir as Nell, a none-too-stable babysitter, awkwardly tending a little girl. Nell begins a flirtation with Jeb, a recently jilted pilot, which leads to a seduction. The film becomes increasingly tense as Nell starts to unravel before Jeb's eyes.

Wednesday, February 7 at 2 p.m.
Art Film Series: JASPER JOHNS: IDEAS IN PAINT 56 minutes
Johns became a pre-eminent force in the American art scene, laying the groundwork for both Pop Art and Minimalism. Additionally, the film sound track includes sections of noted composer John Cage's Perilous Night providing a powerful symbiosis of art forms.

Thursday, February 8 at 7 p.m.
International Film Series, FACING WINDOWS (Italy)
Don't forget individual tickets are still available for the International Film Series. Films are the second Thursday of each month, through April at 7 PM at Sunrise Cinemas in Mizner Park followed by lively discussion and desserts at the Museum. Tickets can be purchased at the door for $30 per person, per film based on availability.

Saturday, February 17 at 2 p.m.
Art Film Series: NIAGRA (1953) 91 minutes
Niagara, the film that transformed Marilyn to a living legend, is a sexually-charged suspense film set against the dramatic backdrop of Niagara Falls. Monroe plays a femme fatale possessing two powerful weapons - an erotic body and an evil mind. She plans the murder of her troubled husband; however, all does not go as intended.

Wednesday, February 21 at 2 p.m.
Art Film Series: ROBERT RAUSCHENBERG: MEN AT WORK 57 minutes
Rauschenberg possesses an indefatigable zeal for fusing real life and art expressed through a vast array of media and experimentation. His collaborations with choreographers have influenced contemporary dance. This film features his autobiographical work, 1/4 Mile or Two Furlong Piece.

Saturday, February 24 at 2 p.m.
Art Film Series: RIVER OF NO RETURN (1954) 91 minutes
River of No Return (1954) 91 minutes
Set in the majestic beauty of the Great Northwest wilderness, Monroe partners with Robert Mitchum and Rory Calhoun in this suspense-filled adventure. A rugged widower, with a questionable past, decides it's time to start a new life with his young son, but their peaceful existence is sabotaged.

Sunday, February 25 at 2 p.m.
Art Film Series: THE SEVEN YEAR ITCH (1955) 104 minutes
Richard Sherman (Tom Ewell) sends his family to the country to escape the NYC summer heat while he toils at his publishing job. When a delightfully unconventional, starlet (Marilyn Monroe) sublets the apartment above, his overactive imagination kicks into high gear.

Wednesday, February 28 at 2 p.m.
Art Film Series: THE LIFE AND TIMES OF ANDY WARHOL: SUPERSTAR 87 minutes
Warhol's life is traced from his Pittsburgh childhood to Pop Art legend as a chronicler of New York's Haute Monde. The film includes a behind-the-scenes look at “The Factory,” several enigmatic interviews as well as commentary by Hockney, Castelli, Lichtenstein and others.

About the Boca Raton Museum of Art:
The Boca Raton Museum of Art was founded in 1950 as the Art Guild of Boca Raton, and has evolved into one of the leading cultural institutions in South Florida. Celebrating its fifth year in its 44,000 square foot home in Mizner Park, the Museum has achieved international recognition as a world-class visual arts institution, presenting dynamic traveling exhibitions from acclaimed and emerging artists, and an outstanding permanent collection. Some of the Museum's programs include the Art Films, artist lectures, family programs, Music at the Museum, the International Film Series, and more than 85 classes a week at its studio Art School. For more information, please call 561.392.2500 or visit http://www.bocamuseum.org.

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