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Aug 07, 2016

Les Cowboys
August 5-7
Friday 6 and 8 pm; Saturday 5 pm; Sunday noon, 2 pm, and 4 pm

A father sets out with his son to find his missing daughter in Thomas Bidegain’s directorial debut. Bidegain is widely considered the finest screenwriter in the French film industry and is known for his collaborations with Jacques Audiard on A Prophet and Rust and Bone.

104 minutes; R; French with English subtitles

Gallery Program
Aug 10, 2016

This program for families with young children, ages 4 and up, is led by a docent and includes a story and short gallery project designed by the education department. Both the story and project focus on selected works in the Modern’s collection. Registration is not required, but a sign-up sheet is provided at the information desk the day of the program. Attendance is limited to 20 participants; admission is free. 4-4:45 pm

Gallery Program
Aug 11, 2016

As the story goes, artist Frank Stella decided to reread the novel Moby-Dick after visiting an aquarium with his family and becoming intrigued with a beluga whale. Stella’s response to Herman Melville’s 1851 account of the now-legendary great white was a pledge to make a painting for each of the book’s 135 chapters. The Modern is showing five magnificent works from the artist’s Moby-Dick series in Frank Stella: A Retrospective.  

Aug 11, 2016

Homestretch (NR, 2014, 90 minutes) — The Homestretch follows three homeless teens in Chicago as they fight to stay in school , graduate, and build a future. Through haunting images, intimate scenes, and first-person narratives, the teens take us on their journeys of struggle and triumph. As their stories unfold, the film connects us to larger issues of poverty, race, juvenile justice, immigration, foster care and LGBT rights.

Aug 12, 2016

Our Little Sister
August 12-14
Friday 6 and 8:15 pm; Saturday 5 pm; Sunday 11:45 am, 2 pm, and 4:15 pm

Aug 12, 2016

Our Little Sister
August 12-14
Friday 6 and 8:15 pm; Saturday 5 pm; Sunday 11:45 am, 2 pm, and 4:15 pm

Aug 13, 2016

WHEN MARNIE WAS THERE (Hiromasa Yonebayashi, 2014)

Based on the young adult novel by Joan G. Robinson and directed by Hiromasa Yonebayashi (The Secret World of Arrietty), When Marnie Was There has been described as “Ghibli Gothic,” with its moonlit seascapes, glowing orchestral score, and powerful dramatic portrayals that build to a stormy climax.

1O3 minutes, PG, English

ANIME AT THE MODERN 2016

Aug 13, 2016

ONLY YESTERDAY (Isao Takahata, 1991)

In lyrical switches between the present and the past, a young woman contemplates the arc of her life and wonders if she has been true to the dreams of her childhood self. From Academy Award-nominated director Isao Takahata (The Tale of the Princess Kaguya) and general producer Hayao Miyazaki, Only Yesterday is a masterpiece of time and tone, rich with humor and stirring emotion, and beautifully animated by one of the world’s most revered animation studios.

118 minutes, PG, English

Aug 13, 2016

Our Little Sister
August 12-14
Friday 6 and 8:15 pm; Saturday 5 pm; Sunday 11:45 am, 2 pm, and 4:15 pm

Aug 14, 2016

Our Little Sister
August 12-14
Friday 6 and 8:15 pm; Saturday 5 pm; Sunday 11:45 am, 2 pm, and 4:15 pm

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