Don’t miss a stellar cast led by Mark Strong (The Imitation Game, Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy) in the Young Vic’s magnetic, electrifying, astonishingly bold production of A View from the Bridge – the Evening Standard, Guardian and Independent’s top theatre pick of 2014.
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
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
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.