Chris Kelly’s Modern Cinema Festival

Chris Kelly’s Modern Cinema Festival
  • October 3, 2013 - 6:00pm
  • October 4, 2013 - 6:00pm
  • October 4, 2013 - 8:00pm
  • October 5, 2013 - 2:00pm
  • October 5, 2013 - 5:00pm
  • October 5, 2013 - 7:30pm
  • October 6, 2013 - 2:00pm
  • October 6, 2013 - 4:00pm

Join film critic Christopher Kelly for the ninth edition of Modern Cinema, an annual, weekend-long film festival that showcases some of the year's most exciting new movies. In the past, Modern Cinema has offered local moviegoers their first opportunity to see such critically celebrated modern classics as Precious, The Queen, The Motorcycle Diaries, A Serious Man, and An Education. Look for the full list of this year’s titles in early September.

Full festival passes are available beginning Sept. 1 for $65, $55 for Modern members and $45 for Modern Reel People members. In addition to discounted ticket prices, pass holders may enjoy complimentary cocktails at the Opening Reception and priority seating for all screenings. Festival Pass holders must be seated 15 minutes before show time or seats may be re-sold.  Single tickets go on sale two hours prior to show time and run $10, $8 for Modern members. Single tickets for Reel People will be available Sept. 1 for $7. To purchase Festival passes or Reel People single tickets, please call 817.738.9215 or visit the Information Desk at the Modern.


Film Schedule
Thursday, October 3
7 pm - A.C.O.D.

Friday, October 4
6 pm - Dormant Beauty
8:15 pm - Kill Your Darlings

Saturday, October 5
2 pm - The Broken Circle Breakdown
5 pm - Tanta Agua (So Much Water)
7:30 pm - How I Live Now

Sunday, October 6
2 pm - Le Week-end
4 pm - Blood Brother

Special Events:
Thursday, October 3; 6 pm
Opening Night Reception

All are invited to kick off Modern Cinema 2013 at a cocktail reception in the museum's lobby. Enjoy complimentary snacks and a cash bar before embarking upon a weekend-long cinematic feast.

Friday, October 4
Come early or stay late

Café Modern will begin serving dinner from 5 pm until 8:30 pm. For dinner reservations call 817.840.2157. A cash bar will be available in the lobby prior to the 8 pm screening.

Saturday, October 5, 4 pm
Modern Reel People Members Coffee

Modern Reel People Members are invited to a private talk with film critic Christopher Kelly, who will discuss the films at this year's festival and answer questions. Complimentary coffee, tea and desserts will be provided.

Sunday, October 6
Café Modern Brunch

Enjoy brunch at Café Modern that will fortify you for an afternoon of movie-watching. To reserve a spot, call 817.840.2157. Café Modern opens at 10 am.