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Film and Program Schedule September 2016 — December 2016 BrynMawrFilm.org 610.527.9898
BRYN MAWR FILM INSTITUTE
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Photo Credit: Jauhien Sasnou
Film and Program Schedule September 2016 – December 2016
Bryn Mawr Film Institute is a membershipbased, non-profit 501(c)(3) center for film exhibition and education. Contributions are tax-deductible to the full extent of the law. Ticket Prices Visit BrynMawrFilm.org for ticket prices and event information. For group ticket sales (20 or more tickets), visit the Box Office. Become a Member While you do not have to be a member to enjoy films and classes, membership in the non-profit Bryn Mawr Film Institute is the best way to show your support for good films and a cultural landmark. See the back cover for membership information. Theater Rentals The theater auditoriums, Multimedia Room, and Community Room are available for rental and can accommodate a variety of media formats. Detailed information is available at BrynMawrFilm.org. To rent these spaces, please contact Valerie Temple at 610.527.4008 x109 or [email protected]
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THE LIGHT BETWEEN OCEANS
SOUTHSIDE WITH YOU
USA – 2 hr 10 min – d. Derek Cianfrance
USA – 1 hr 21 min – d. Richard Tanne
USA – 2 hr 8 min – d. Oliver Stone
From the director of Blue Valentine comes this emotional drama about a lighthouse keeper (Michael Fassbender), his wife (Alicia Vikander), and their startling link to a grieving stranger (Rachel Weisz).
Before they became the First Couple, young lawyers Barack (Parker Sawyers) and Michelle (Tika Sumpter) meander through the South Side of Chicago on an epic first date in this romance set in the summer of 1989.
Joseph Gordon-Levitt stars as controversial American whistleblower Edward Snowden in this politically charged biographical thriller penned and directed by Academy Awardwinner Oliver Stone.
Parking at Bryn Mawr Film Institute Limited visitor parking is available behind the theater. These spots are designated with yellow signs. Please see our detailed parking map on p.11.
QUEEN OF KATWE
THE BIRTH OF A NATION
Monday–Friday before 5:00 pm
South Africa/USA – d. Mira Nair
USA – 1 hr 50 min – d. Nate Parker
UK – 1 hr 50 min – d. Mick Jackson
Oscar-winner Lupita Nyong’o (12 Years a Slave) and David Oyelowo (Selma) star in this inspirational true story of Phiona Mutesi, an underdog Ugandan chess prodigy who became queen of the chess world.
Grand Jury Prize-winner of the 2016 Sundance Film Festival, this unrelenting debut from Nate Parker portrays the slave uprising orchestrated and led by enslaved preacher Nat Turner in antebellum Virginia.
Historian Deborah E. Lipstadt takes on Holocaust denier David Irving during the Irving v. Penguin libel trials in this true-life courtroom drama starring Rachel Weisz, Timothy Spall, and Tom Wilkinson.
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MANCHESTER BY THE SEA
USA – 2 hr 3 min – d. Jeff Nichols
USA – 2 hr 6 min – d. Damien Chazelle
USA – 2 hr 15 min – d. Kenneth Lonergan
Richard and Mildred Loving fight for their freedom after they are sentenced to prison for their interracial marriage in the landmark Loving v. Virginia case, brought to the screen by the director of Mud.
After the smashing success of his 2014 debut, Whiplash, writer/director Damien C