Christopher Kelly Modern Cinema - Monthly Series

Child's Pose
  • January 9, 2014 - 7:00pm

How far will a mother go to protect her child? In this riveting psychological thriller, Luminiţa Gheorghiu (4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days) plays a wealthy woman in Bucharest determined at all costs to keep her son out of jail after he’s accused of manslaughter. With brilliant performances and shocking blasts of dark humor, Child’s Pose – which won the top prize at the 2013 Berlin Film Festival, and is now considered one of the strongest contenders for this year’s Best Foreign Language Film Oscar – is a portrait of matriarchal mania every bit as memorable as Mommie Dearest or Gypsy. Directed by Calin Peter Netzer. In Romanian with English subtitles. 112 min.

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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.

Passes for the series (six films) are $55, $45 for Modern members, $35 for Reel People members. Single tickets go on sale two hours prior to show time and run $10, $8 for Modern members $7 for Reel People members. For passes or Reel People member single tickets, please call 817.738.9215 or visit the information desk at the Modern.