Maria by Callas

For the first time, 40 years after her death, the most famous opera singer ever tells her own stor y – in her own words. Featuring previously unknown footage, unseen photographs, personal Super 8 films, private live recordings, intimate letters and rare behind-the scenes archival footage for the first time in colour .

Featuring images and footage of Callas, Onassis, Marilyn Monroe, Alain Delon, Yves Saint-Laurent, J.F. Kennedy, Luchino Visconti, Winston Churchill, Grace Kelly and Liz Taylor, among others.

NR; 113 minutes

Colette

After marrying a successful Parisian writer known commonly as “Willy” (Dominic West), Sidonie-Gabrielle Colette (Keira Knightley) is transplanted from her childhood home in rural France to the intellectual and artistic splendor of Paris. Soon after, Willy convinces Colette to ghostwrite for him. She pens a semi-autobiographical novel about a witty and brazen country girl named Claudine, sparking a bestseller and a cultural sensation. After its success, Colette and Willy become the talk of Paris and their adventures inspire additional Claudine novels.

Colette

After marrying a successful Parisian writer known commonly as “Willy” (Dominic West), Sidonie-Gabrielle Colette (Keira Knightley) is transplanted from her childhood home in rural France to the intellectual and artistic splendor of Paris. Soon after, Willy convinces Colette to ghostwrite for him. She pens a semi-autobiographical novel about a witty and brazen country girl named Claudine, sparking a bestseller and a cultural sensation. After its success, Colette and Willy become the talk of Paris and their adventures inspire additional Claudine novels.

Tea with the Dames

Dames Eileen Atkins, Judi Dench, Joan Plowright and Maggie Smith have let the cameras in on a friendship that goes back more than half a century. The four acting greats discuss their careers and reminisce about their humble beginnings in the theatre.

NR; 84 minutes

Magnolia at the Modern is an ongoing series featuring critically acclaimed films. Tickets are $10; $8 for Modern members; $7 for Reel People. The Sunday noon show time is half price. Advance sales begin two hours prior to each show.

Gabriel Kahane, compose

8980: Book of Travelers is an attempt to rediscover and celebrate our collective humanity in the face of deep political and cultural divisions. The day after the 2016 presidential election, Gabriel Kahane set out on an 8,980-mile train trip around the continental United States with no phone or internet connection. The song cycle/monodrama that resulted etches a series of intimate character studies. Kahane is an American composer with a barrier-breaking career whose major label debut recording was deemed “one of the year’s very best albums” by Rolling Stone.

Deedra Baker

Learn with local artists as they lead informal basic drawing classes in the galleries. This free class is open to adults at all skill levels—just bring a sketchbook and pencils. Registration is not required, but participants should sign in at the information desk. 2-3:30 pm

Bourbon Dinner

The S Word

The VA North Texas Health Care System is sponsoring a screening of The S Word. A suicide attempt survivor is on a mission to find fellow survivors and document their stories of courage, insight and humor. Along the way, she discovers a rising national movement transforming personal struggles into action.

93 min.

He Named Me Malala

This film is an intimate portrait of Malala Yousafzai, who was wounded when Taliban gunmen opened fire on her and her friends' school bus in Pakistan's Swat Valley. The then 15-year-old teenager, who had been targeted for speaking out on behalf of girls' education in her region of Swat Valley in Pakistan, was shot in the head, sparking international media outrage. An educational activist in Pakistan, Yousafzai has since emerged as a leading campaigner for the rights of children worldwide and in December 2014, became the youngest-ever Nobel Peace Prize Laureate.

PG-13, 87 Minutes

Q20, Fort Worth’s 20th Annual International LGBT Film Festival

Thursday, October 4

7:30    Al Berto (109 min) 
 
Friday, October 5

8:00    Devil’s Path (86 min)
9:30    Shadowlands (88 min) (Do you show us as having a 9:30 slot?)
 
Saturday, October 6

11:00  Our Shorts are Showing (109 min)
Head’s Up, Coming of Age, This is my Love Song, Positive, Evoke, Pre Drinks, Getting Started
1:00    Forever Alone (81 min)
2:30    Dykes, Camera, Action  (60 min)
 
Sunday, October 7
7:30    Freelancers Anonymous (81 min) preceded by Marguerite 

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