May 15 2014 - 7:00pm


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.

May 16 2014 - 5:30pm

The idea of “slow art” has its origins in the “slow food” movement centered on the enjoyment and appreciation of food that began in Italy in the late 1980s. The aim of the slow art movement is to break from the frenetic pace of modern life to simply enjoy works of art in a deliberate and unhurried fashion. Led by a Modern docent the third Friday of each month, Slow Art at the Modern features a 30-minute tour beginning at 5:30 pm that focuses on one work of art.

May 16 2014 - 6:00pm

“It moves with the rhythms and emotions of classic kids' literature, possesses elegance and belly laughs in equal measure, and is almost magically beautiful to look at. And, like bears, it has bite.” Ty Burr, The Boston Globe.

Oscar-nominated Ernest and Celestine is a charming French-Belgium animated film about a bear and a mouse who forge an unlikely friendship.

80 minutes; PG; English

May 16 2014 - 8:00pm

“It moves with the rhythms and emotions of classic kids' literature, possesses elegance and belly laughs in equal measure, and is almost magically beautiful to look at. And, like bears, it has bite.” Ty Burr, The Boston Globe.

Oscar-nominated Ernest and Celestine is a charming French-Belgium animated film about a bear and a mouse who forge an unlikely friendship.

80 minutes; PG; English

May 17 2014 - 2:00pm

"Trio of Perspectives: Caviar & Bordeaux"

Gary Levinson, violin
Anthony Ross, cello
Dina Ugorskaja, piano

Ravel: Piano Trio
Fauré: Sonata in A minor, No.1
Rachmaninoff: Elegiac Trio
Rachmaninoff: Cello Sonata

May 17 2014 - 5:00pm

“It moves with the rhythms and emotions of classic kids' literature, possesses elegance and belly laughs in equal measure, and is almost magically beautiful to look at. And, like bears, it has bite.” Ty Burr, The Boston Globe.

Oscar-nominated Ernest and Celestine is a charming French-Belgium animated film about a bear and a mouse who forge an unlikely friendship.

80 minutes; PG; English

May 18 2014 - 12:00pm

“It moves with the rhythms and emotions of classic kids' literature, possesses elegance and belly laughs in equal measure, and is almost magically beautiful to look at. And, like bears, it has bite.” Ty Burr, The Boston Globe.

Oscar-nominated Ernest and Celestine is a charming French-Belgium animated film about a bear and a mouse who forge an unlikely friendship.

80 minutes; PG; English

May 18 2014 - 2:00pm

“It moves with the rhythms and emotions of classic kids' literature, possesses elegance and belly laughs in equal measure, and is almost magically beautiful to look at. And, like bears, it has bite.” Ty Burr, The Boston Globe.

Oscar-nominated Ernest and Celestine is a charming French-Belgium animated film about a bear and a mouse who forge an unlikely friendship.

80 minutes; PG; English

May 18 2014 - 4:00pm

“It moves with the rhythms and emotions of classic kids' literature, possesses elegance and belly laughs in equal measure, and is almost magically beautiful to look at. And, like bears, it has bite.” Ty Burr, The Boston Globe.

Oscar-nominated Ernest and Celestine is a charming French-Belgium animated film about a bear and a mouse who forge an unlikely friendship.

80 minutes; PG; English

Joe
May 23 2014 - 6:00pm

A gripping mix of friendship, violence, and redemption erupts in the contemporary South in this adaptation of Larry Brown's novel, starring Academy Award–winner Nicolas Cage.

117 minutes; R

Magnolia at the Modern is an ongoing series featuring critically acclaimed films. Tickets are $9; $7 for Modern members; $6 for Reel People. The Sunday noon show time is half price. Advance sales begin two hours prior to each show.

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