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Modern Contemporaries
Apr 07, 2015

April 7, 5 pm | Meet FOCUS artist Mario García Torres

Mexico City–based artist Mario García Torres creates cinematic narratives that explore obscure histories and personalities associated with conceptual art of the 1960s and 1970s. Meet the artist and enjoy drinks and appetizers with the Modern Contemporaries prior to Mario’s Tuesday Evenings lecture. Dutch treat.

Magnolia at the Modern
Apr 05, 2015

Inspired by the acclaimed book by Naomi Oreskes and Erik Conway, Merchants of Doubt takes audiences on a satirically comedic, yet illuminating ride into the heart of American spin. Filmmaker Robert Kenner lifts the curtain on a secretive group of highly charismatic, silver-tongued pundits-for-hire who present themselves in the media as scientific authorities -- yet have the contrary aim of spreading maximum confusion about well-studied public threats ranging from toxic chemicals to global warming. pharmaceuticals to climate change. (C) Sony Classics

95 minutes; PG-13

Magnolia at the Modern
Apr 05, 2015

Inspired by the acclaimed book by Naomi Oreskes and Erik Conway, Merchants of Doubt takes audiences on a satirically comedic, yet illuminating ride into the heart of American spin. Filmmaker Robert Kenner lifts the curtain on a secretive group of highly charismatic, silver-tongued pundits-for-hire who present themselves in the media as scientific authorities -- yet have the contrary aim of spreading maximum confusion about well-studied public threats ranging from toxic chemicals to global warming. pharmaceuticals to climate change. (C) Sony Classics

95 minutes; PG-13

Magnolia at the Modern
Apr 05, 2015

Inspired by the acclaimed book by Naomi Oreskes and Erik Conway, Merchants of Doubt takes audiences on a satirically comedic, yet illuminating ride into the heart of American spin. Filmmaker Robert Kenner lifts the curtain on a secretive group of highly charismatic, silver-tongued pundits-for-hire who present themselves in the media as scientific authorities -- yet have the contrary aim of spreading maximum confusion about well-studied public threats ranging from toxic chemicals to global warming. pharmaceuticals to climate change. (C) Sony Classics

95 minutes; PG-13

Cafe Modern
Apr 05, 2015

Join us at Café Modern on Easter Sunday for brunch! In addition to our regular brunch menu, we will feature the following dishes. 

Garden Vegetable Quiche                                          $11.50
Spring Veggies, La Cocina Cheese and Creamy Egg Custard in a Flaky Pastry Cup. Served with a Petite Salad of Mixed Greens and Toasted Seeds.

Magnolia at the Modern
Apr 04, 2015

Inspired by the acclaimed book by Naomi Oreskes and Erik Conway, Merchants of Doubt takes audiences on a satirically comedic, yet illuminating ride into the heart of American spin. Filmmaker Robert Kenner lifts the curtain on a secretive group of highly charismatic, silver-tongued pundits-for-hire who present themselves in the media as scientific authorities -- yet have the contrary aim of spreading maximum confusion about well-studied public threats ranging from toxic chemicals to global warming. pharmaceuticals to climate change. (C) Sony Classics

95 minutes; PG-13

ArthouseFW— Students of Roger Corman
Apr 04, 2015

Raging Bull (Martin Scorsese, 1980) With a big leap in his career as the director of the Roger Corman-produced Boxcar Bertha (1972), Martin Scorsese polished his style and turned around to create his breakout film Mean Streets (1973) the following year. The film began a longtime collaboration between Scorsese and Robert De Niro that reached a pinnacle in the 1980 film Raging Bull.

Apr 04, 2015

Docents are available to lead tours of the Modern’s building, designed by the renowned architect Tadao Ando. Group tours can accommodate 10 to 60 people and last approximately one hour; these tours must be scheduled at least two weeks in advance of the requested date. A public architecture tour is offered on the first Saturday of each month at 11 am.

ArthouseFW—Late Night
Apr 03, 2015

Gremlins (Joe Dante, 1984) 

The 1984 instant classic Gremlins exemplifies Joe Dante’s unique voice as a filmmaker in an otherworldly horror film set in your very familiar backyard. The film tells the story of cinema’s cutest fuzzball, Gizmo, and the very big responsibility required to keep him from spawning terrifying, destructive little monsters. Executive produced by Steven Spielberg and written by Chris Columbus (Home Alone, The Goonies), Gremlins was a unique box office smash in a summer full of hits. 

Magnolia at the Modern
Apr 03, 2015

Inspired by the acclaimed book by Naomi Oreskes and Erik Conway, Merchants of Doubt takes audiences on a satirically comedic, yet illuminating ride into the heart of American spin. Filmmaker Robert Kenner lifts the curtain on a secretive group of highly charismatic, silver-tongued pundits-for-hire who present themselves in the media as scientific authorities -- yet have the contrary aim of spreading maximum confusion about well-studied public threats ranging from toxic chemicals to global warming. pharmaceuticals to climate change. (C) Sony Classics

95 minutes; PG-13

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