Educator Evening in the Fort Worth Cultural District
No reservations required.
Nominated for five Academy Awards, including Best Picture and Best Director, Steven Spielberg's Munich recounts the dramatic story of the secret Israeli squad assigned to track down and assassinate 11 Palestinians believed to have planned the 1972 Munich massacre - and the personal toll this mission of revenge takes on the team and the man who leads it.
164 minutes, R
Docent-led tours in Spanish are offered at 2 pm on the first Sunday of each month, when gallery admission is free. These tours are open to the public and do not require prior arrangements.
Docents are also available to conduct private tours in Spanish, French, German, Mandarin, and American Sign Language when reservations are made at least two weeks in advance.
OUR MAN IN HAVANA, 1959
With a script adapted from the 1958 Graham Greene novel and shot on location in pre-revolutionary Cuba, Our Man in Havana stars Alec Guinness as a vacuum cleaner salesman recruited by the British Intelligence Service in this elaborate farce from award-winning director Carol Reed (The Third Man).
110 minutes, unrated
Two sessions of this free program are offered, one for ages 5 to 8 and one for ages 9 to 12. Each session is led by an artist who takes participants through informal drawing exercises in relation to works in the Modern’s galleries. Children under the age of 6 must be accompanied by an adult during the program. Bring a sketchbook and pencils. Attendance is limited, so early arrival is encouraged. A sign-up sheet is located at the information desk. 2-3:30 pm
Learn with local artists as they lead informal basic drawing classes in the galleries. This free class is open to adults at all skill levels—just bring a sketchbook and pencils. Registration is not required, but participants should sign in at the information desk. 2-3:30 pm
Gallery talk with artist Harmony Padgett – Frank Stella: A Retrospective
Sundays with the Modern offers unique perspectives on special exhibitions, with artists, curators, art historians, and writers holding conversations in the galleries. This special program is free and begins at 1 pm on the first Sunday of selected months.
THE TALL BLOND MAN WITH ONE BLACK SHOE, 1972
In this charming French farce, a hapless violinist becomes an unwitting pawn of rival factions within the French secret service after he is chosen as a decoy.
90 minutes, PG, French with English subtitles
Power, Politics, and Paranoia: The Art of Espionage
September 1-4, 2016
Saturday, September 3, 3:30 pm
Reel People coffee and discussion with Dr. Joan McGettigan
September 3, 4:30 pm
THE LIVES OF OTHERS, 2006
In 1983 East Berlin, a dedicated Stasi officer doubts that a famous playwright is loyal to the Communist Party and receives approval to spy on the man and his actress-lover. However, he becomes unexpectedly sympathetic to the couple and must grapple with conflicting loyalties. The Lives of Others won the 2006 Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film.