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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.

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 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

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

Magnolia at the Modern
Mar 15, 2014

“A divorced woman in her late 50s recaptures her life in Sebastian Lelio’s pitch-perfect, terrifically written Gloria.

Magnolia at the Modern
Mar 15, 2014

“A divorced woman in her late 50s recaptures her life in Sebastian Lelio’s pitch-perfect, terrifically written Gloria.

Magnolia at the Modern
Mar 15, 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

Magnolia at the Modern
Mar 16, 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

Magnolia at the Modern
Mar 16, 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

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