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Magnolia at the Modern
Feb 02, 2014

“Simply relating the narrative of Andrew Dosunmu’s seductive immigrant drama Mother of George would do little to convey the film’s stark, poetic power, much less its extraordinary visual and sonic acumen.” Guy Lodge, Variety. A Nigerian couple living in Brooklyn have trouble conceiving a child—a problem that defies cultural expectations and leads to a shocking decision that could either save or destroy a family.

107 minutes; R

Magnolia at the Modern
Feb 02, 2014

“Simply relating the narrative of Andrew Dosunmu’s seductive immigrant drama Mother of George would do little to convey the film’s stark, poetic power, much less its extraordinary visual and sonic acumen.” Guy Lodge, Variety. A Nigerian couple living in Brooklyn have trouble conceiving a child—a problem that defies cultural expectations and leads to a shocking decision that could either save or destroy a family.

107 minutes; R

Magnolia at the Modern
Feb 07, 2014

“A strongly acted, character-driven melodrama, concerned with the dynamics of family in general and father-son issues in particular, [You Will Be My Son] presents situations so emotionally supercharged that the whole story could have come straight out of Balzac.” Kenneth Turan, Los Angeles Times.

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
Feb 07, 2014

“A strongly acted, character-driven melodrama, concerned with the dynamics of family in general and father-son issues in particular, [You Will Be My Son] presents situations so emotionally supercharged that the whole story could have come straight out of Balzac.” Kenneth Turan, Los Angeles Times.

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
Feb 08, 2014

“A strongly acted, character-driven melodrama, concerned with the dynamics of family in general and father-son issues in particular, [You Will Be My Son] presents situations so emotionally supercharged that the whole story could have come straight out of Balzac.” Kenneth Turan, Los Angeles Times.

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
Feb 09, 2014

“A strongly acted, character-driven melodrama, concerned with the dynamics of family in general and father-son issues in particular, [You Will Be My Son] presents situations so emotionally supercharged that the whole story could have come straight out of Balzac.” Kenneth Turan, Los Angeles Times.

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
Feb 09, 2014

“A strongly acted, character-driven melodrama, concerned with the dynamics of family in general and father-son issues in particular, [You Will Be My Son] presents situations so emotionally supercharged that the whole story could have come straight out of Balzac.” Kenneth Turan, Los Angeles Times.

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
Feb 09, 2014

“A strongly acted, character-driven melodrama, concerned with the dynamics of family in general and father-son issues in particular, [You Will Be My Son] presents situations so emotionally supercharged that the whole story could have come straight out of Balzac.” Kenneth Turan, Los Angeles Times.

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.

Christopher Kelly Modern Cinema - Monthly Series
Feb 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
Feb 13, 2014

Two decades after Anita Hill accused then-Supreme Court nominee Clarence Thomas of sexual harassment as an electrified nation followed the saga on their television screens, Oscar-winning director Freida Lee Mock (Maya Lin: A Strong Clear Vision) revisits the notorious case – and raises provocative questions about race, gender, politics and class in the media age.

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