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Nov 05, 2014 - Nov 09, 2014

Now celebrating its 10th anniversary, Christopher Kelly’s Modern Cinema will take place as part of the 2014 Lone Star Film Festival, with Kelly programming six films at the Modern over the course of the weekend. The full Modern Cinema schedule and lineup is available here

Films
Nov 05, 2014

 

As World War II code breaker Alan Turing, SHERLOCK star Benedict Cumberbatch gives the performance of a lifetime – a tender, nuanced study of a man racing to save the world, all the while wrestling with his own personal demons. Directed with intelligence and breakneck speed by Morten Tyldum (HEADHUNTERS), and featuring superb supporting turns by Keira Knightley and Matthew Goode, THE IMITATION GAME is poised to be a major contender in this year’s Oscars derby.

114 min

Lecture
Nov 06, 2014

A Conversation with Julian Schnabel
November 6
7 pm Conversation; 8 pm Film screening
Museum Auditorium

Please join the Modern’s Chief Curator Michael Auping and Texas Monthly film critic Christopher Kelly for a conversation with renowned artist and award-winning filmmaker Julian Schnabel.

Films
Nov 06, 2014

November 6, 7 pm 
A Conversation with Julian Schnabel

November 6, 8 pm
Film screening of Before Night Falls

Please join the Modern’s Chief Curator Michael Auping and Texas Monthly film critic Christopher Kelly for a conversation with renowned artist and award-winning filmmaker Julian Schnabel.

Films
Nov 07, 2014

“Art lives on the right side….Jean-Michel Basquiat seems to have spent most of his brief life on the right side of the brain. Only another artist could understand that, and Basquiat is the confident, poetic filmmaking debut of the painter Julian Schnabel.” Roger Ebert, The Chicago Sun Times.

Films
Nov 07, 2014

“In his memoir Mr. Bauby performed a heroic feat of alchemy, turning horror into wisdom, and Mr. Schnabel, following his example and paying tribute to his accomplishment, has turned pity into joy.” A.O. Scott, The New York Times.

Cafe Modern
Nov 07, 2014

The first Friday of each month, the Star-Telegram, the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, and Café Modern team up to bring you live music and cocktails from 5 to 8 pm. Bring your friends to enjoy diverse live performances, cocktail selections, and the opportunity to dine in Café Modern by night. This month's First Friday will take place on the Modern terrace and lawn! 

Performance by Saint Frinatra
Special Cocktail: Leaf Blower

Films
Nov 07, 2014

A highlight of this year’s Sundance Film Festival, the debut feature by Cambodian-born writer-director Hong Khaou is a tender, quietly affecting portrait of divides – both linguistic and generational. Ben Whishaw (BRIGHT STAR) plays a heartbroken young Londoner struggling to make amends with his late boyfriend’s mother (Pei-pei Cheng), a Cambodian-Chinese immigrant who speaks no English, and who refuses to acknowledge her son was gay.

91 min.; In English and Mandarin with English subtitles

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Tour
Nov 07, 2014

A docent-led, twenty-minute tour of the galleries is available at 6:30 pm. Admission to the galleries is $10, $4 for students and seniors, free for Modern members. On First Friday, gallery admission is free for Star-Telegram Press Pass Holders.

Films
Nov 08, 2014

The legendary documentarian Frederick Wiseman (TITICUT FOLLIES, WELFARE) has long been obsessed with inner-workings of complex institutions. Here he turns his camera on London’s National Gallery, introducing us to administrators, curators, teachers, and docents, all trying to keep a tradition-bound organization relevant in the 21st century. The result is more than just a kalediscopic portrait of a great museum – it’s also an exhilarating, visually ravishing inquiry into the enduring power of art to alight all of our senses. 

171 min.

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