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What happens to our bodies when the camera touches us and looks at us? Who is watching and who is returning that look? How is a body torn apart audio visually? Does the staging of the real devour the real? What is a woman? Where does the idea end and the stereotype begin?
Based on The Servant of Two Masters by Carlo Goldoni, with songs by Grant Olding
Featuring a Tony Award-winning performance from the host of The Late Late Show, James Corden, the hilarious West End and Broadway hit One Man, Two Guvnors returns to cinemas to mark National Theatre Live’s 10th birthday.
Presented by Amphibian Stage in partnership with the Modern
By establishing a direct contrast between images of violence and media, Granados and Bemak propose a feminist intervention that dislocates the neoliberal rhetoric of the found imagery, repositioning the viewer and its relationship with the female body. Almudena Escobar López, Brooklyn Rail, July–August 2017
Pick of the Litter follows a litter of puppies from the moment they’re born and begin their quest to become guide dogs for the blind. Cameras follow these pups through an intense two-year odyssey as they train to become dogs whose ultimate responsibility is to protect their blind partners from harm. Along the way, these remarkable animals rely on a community of dedicated individuals who train them to do amazing, life-changing things in the service of their human. The stakes are high and not every dog can make the cut. Only the best of the best. The pick of the litter.
“Astutely chronicling an amazing musical career that ended prematurely due to Parkinson's disease, Linda Ronstadt: The Sound of My Voice will delight the singer's old fans and likely make her many new ones as well.” Frank Scheck, Hollywood Reporter.
NR; 95 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.