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Magnolia at the Modern
Mar 14, 2014

Friday 6 and 8 pm; Saturday 5 pm; Sunday noon, 2 pm, and 4 pm

Tim Jenison, a Texas-based inventor, attempts to solve one of the greatest mysteries in art: How did 17th-century Dutch Master Johannes Vermeer (Girl with a Pearl Earring, c. 1665) manage to paint so photo-realistically 150 years before the invention of photography? The epic research project Jenison embarks on to test his theory is as extraordinary as what he discovers.

80 minutes; PG-13

Christopher Kelly Modern Cinema - Monthly Series
Mar 13, 2014


Tired of only being able to satisfy your Modern Cinema fix just once a year?

The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth partners with film critic  Christopher Kelly to host regular "Modern Cinema" screenings - sneak previews of critically acclaimed titles, unsung highlights from the film festival circuit, and newly restored classic films - on a monthly basis. Kelly introduces the films, and closes with a  Q&A session. Film titles will be announced 2 weeks in advance. Screenings are held in the Museum's auditorium.

Christopher Kelly Modern Cinema - Monthly Series
Mar 13, 2014

A 1930s-style screwball romantic comedy, albeit with a cheerfully raunchy modern twist, Love & Air Sex centers on a pair of ex-lovers (Ashley Bell and (Michael Stahl-David), their respective best friends (Sara Paxton and Zach Cregger), a gorgeous musician (Addison Timlin) and a hunky Southerner (Justin Arnold), all of whose fates exuberantly collide at the Air Sex World Championships in Austin.

Magnolia at the Modern
Mar 08, 2014

Friday 6 and 8:00 pm; Saturday 5:00 pm; Sunday noon, 2:00 and 4:00 pm

From Oscar nominated and Emmy award-winning filmmakers, Red Army is a feature documentary about the Soviet Union and the most successful dynasty in sports history: the Red Army hockey team. Told from the perspective of its captain, Slava Fetisov, the story portrays his transformation from national hero to political enemy.

76 minutes; Rated PG

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Magnolia at the Modern
Mar 08, 2014

Friday 6 and 8:00 pm; Saturday 5:00 pm; Sunday noon, 2:00 and 4:00 pm

From Oscar nominated and Emmy award-winning filmmakers, Red Army is a feature documentary about the Soviet Union and the most successful dynasty in sports history: the Red Army hockey team. Told from the perspective of its captain, Slava Fetisov, the story portrays his transformation from national hero to political enemy.

76 minutes; Rated PG

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Magnolia at the Modern
Mar 08, 2014

Friday 6 and 8:00 pm; Saturday 5:00 pm; Sunday noon, 2:00 and 4:00 pm

From Oscar nominated and Emmy award-winning filmmakers, Red Army is a feature documentary about the Soviet Union and the most successful dynasty in sports history: the Red Army hockey team. Told from the perspective of its captain, Slava Fetisov, the story portrays his transformation from national hero to political enemy.

76 minutes; Rated PG

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Movies That Matter
Mar 06, 2014

The Story of Human Rights — NR, 2013, 10 mintues. The Story of Human Rights is a drama of persistent struggle and steady advance, often against heavy odds. And with human rights comes peace and the means to freedom. It is important to understand the subject of human rights within its historical framework, a tradition that stretches back more than 2,500 years. This striking new short film defines, simply and concisely, the history of one of the world’s most misunderstood subjects: human rights. If you’re human, this film is about you.

Mar 02, 2014

Will it be 12 Years a Slave or American Hustle for Best Picture? The veteran Bruce Dern or the newly revitalized Matthew McConaughey for Best Actor? Can Jennifer Lawrence score back-to-back Oscar victories, or will newcomer Lupita Nyong’o steal her glory? 

Magnolia at the Modern
Mar 02, 2014

Documentaries Program II

Friday 8 pm; Sunday noon and 4 pm

87 minutes; Unrated

CaveDigger
Prison Terminal: The Last Days of Private Jack Hall

Magnolia at the Modern is an ongoing series featuring critically acclaimed films. Tickets are $9; $7 for Modern members; $6 for Reel People. The Sunday noon show time is half price. Advance sales begin two hours prior to each show.

 

Magnolia at the Modern
Mar 02, 2014

Documentaries Program I 

Friday 6 pm; Saturday 5 pm; Sunday 2 pm

97 minutes; Unrated

The Lady in Number 6: Music Saved My Life
Karama Has No Walls
Facing Fear

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