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The Essentials Series: French New Wave

January 20th, 2018

This new quarterly series showcases the “essential” films everyone should see on the big screen. For each month-long program, we’ll screen five films organized by one of the following themes: directors, actors, genres, and eras/movements.

“Tidal wave” would have been a more appropriate name for this explosion of vibrant, innovative, and highly self-conscious films by young French directors in the late 1950s and early 1960s. The informal movement was spearheaded by a handful of critics from Cahiers du cinéma—Jean-Luc Godard, François Truffaut, Eric Rohmer, Claude Chabrol, and Jacques Rivette—whose incisive writings were matched by their films: bold, modern takes on classical masters that reworked genres like noir and the musical, and experimented with techniques antiquated and discovered. While Godard’s Breathless and Truffaut’s The 400 Blows remain the twin groundbreaking events of the movement, films such as Alain Resnais’ Hiroshima mon amour and Agnès Varda’s Cléo from 5 to 7 were watersheds as well, finding excited audiences hungry for a new, energetic, political cinema opposed to the stuffy “cinema of quality,” as Truffaut put it, of the old guard. Though the movement quickly dissipated, filmmakers like Godard, Rivette, Varda, and Rohmer continue to pioneer today.

Essential Tickets are $9 for Adults, $8 for Student/Seniors and Members get in Free!

Feb. 4 & 5: Hiroshima Mon Amour (1959)
Feb. 11 & 12: Breathless (1960)
Feb. 18 & 19: Cleo from 5 to 7 (1962)
Feb. 25 & 26: Jules et Jim (1962)

Showtimes are TBD

Staff Picks Series

February 15th, 2018

Staff Picks Series Every month a member of the Moxie staff picks a film that impacted their lives and we put it up on the big screen.

Solaris (1972) - Feb. 23rd & 24th
February’s pick was made by Avalon Johnson

Amadeus (1984) - Mar. 23rd & 24th March’s pick was made by Ashley Fillmer

Bottle Rocket (1996) - Apr. 20th & 21st April’s pick was made by Brooks Burrell

Sunshine (2007) - May 25th & 26th May’s pick was made by Derek Dunn

Showtimes are TBD This series is Free for Members

On Stage: Winter 2018

March 1st, 2018

Your ticket to world class performances from stages across the globe

Matthew Bourne’s Cinderella - March 3rd @ Noon, March 4th @ 6pm, and March 6th @ 4pm

Cat on a Hot Tin Roof - March 10th @ Noon, and March 14th @ 7pm

Julius Caesar - April 21st @ Noon and April 25th @ 7pm

Bernstein Centenary - May 12th @ Noon and May 15th @ 4pm

Mozart’s Cosi fan Tutte by Opera de Paris - June 9th @ Noon and June 12th @ 4pm

The Royal Ballet’s Swan Lake - July 22nd @ 6pm and July 24th @ 4pm

Showtimes are subject to change please check the week of to confirm showtimes.

Tickets: $20/adults; $15/members & students

This series is made possible thanks to a grant from the Springfield Regional Arts Council.

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