For Immediate Release
August 26, 2015
Fort Worth, TX
Kendal Smith Lake
Magnolia at the Modern Film Schedule

October 2 - November 8    

Magnolia at the Modernis 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.
October 2-4
Friday 6 and 8 pm; Saturday 5 pm; Sunday noon, 2 pm, and 4 pm
Aviva Kempner's documentary recounts the incredible story of Julius Rosenwald, who never finished high school but rose to become the president of Sears and amassed a vast fortune. Influenced by the writings of the educator Booker T. Washington, this Jewish philanthropist joined forces with African American communities during the Jim Crow South to build over 5,300 schools during the early part of the 20th century. His foundation awarded fellowship grants to a who's who of African American intellectuals and artists, including Marian Anderson, James Baldwin, the father and uncle of civil rights leader Julian Bond, Ralph Bunche, W. E. B. Du Bois, Katherine Dunham, Ralph Ellison, Langston Hughes, Zora Neale Hurston, Gordon Parks, Jacob Lawrence, Augusta Savage, and Woody Guthrie.
100 minutes
Coming Home
October 9-11
Friday 6 and 8 pm; Saturday 5 pm; Sunday noon, 2 pm, and 4 pm

"Heartbreaking in its depiction of ordinary lives affected by political upheaval, this ode to the fundamental values that survive even under such dire circumstances has an epic gravity that recalls another great historical romance, Doctor Zhivago." Maggie Lee, Variety. Lu and Feng are a devoted couple forced to separate when Lu is arrested and sent to a labor camp as a political prisoner during China's Cultural Revolution. He finally returns home only to find that his beloved wife no longer remembers him. This is the latest film from acclaimed Chinese director Yimou Zhang(Hero and House of Flying Daggers).
109 minutes; PG-13; Mandarin with English subtitles
The New Girlfriend
October 16-18
Friday 6 and 8 pm; Saturday 5 pm; Sunday noon, 2 pm, and 4 pm

"François Ozon and the late Ruth Rendell is a great match of sensibilities: it promises the French director's winking subversion, wedded to the late crime writer's slippery command of psychological twists." Tim Robey, The Telegraph. A young woman makes a surprising discovery about the husband of her late best friend in the newest psychosexual comedy/drama from French director François Ozon.
108 minutes; R; French with English subtitles
Labyrinth of Lies
October 23-25
Friday 6 and 8:15 pm; Saturday 5 pm; Sunday 11:30 am, 2 pm, and 4:15 pm
This German drama directed by Giulio Ricciarelli exposes the conspiracy of prominent German institutions and government branches to cover up Nazi crimes during World War II.
124 minutes; R; German with English subtitles
October 30-November 1
Friday 6 and 8:15 pm; Saturday 5 pm; Sunday 11:45 am, 2 pm, and 4:15 pm
Controversy surrounds CBS anchor Dan Rather (Robert Redford) and 60 Minutes producer Mary Mapes (Cate Blanchett) after the network broadcasts a report about President George W. Bush and his military service. When the story blows up in their faces, the ensuing scandal ruins Rather's career, nearly changes a US presidential election, and almost takes down all of CBS News in the process.
121 minutes
Paul Taylor: Creative Domain
November 6-8
Friday 6 and 8 pm; Saturday 5 pm; Sunday noon, 2 pm, and 4 pm
Paul Taylor is one of the dance world's most elusive and respected choreographers. For over 50 years he has only given glimpses into his creative process. This film is an unprecedented exploration of how Taylor creates a single dance.
86 minutes
Come early or stay late on Friday for dinner or Sunday for brunch at Café Modern!


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Fort Worth, Texas 76107

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Fri 10 am-8 pm



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Fri 5-8:30 pm

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