FILM at the Erie Art Museum, Fall Series
September 17 - Kickoff
6:00pm - Doors / 7:00pm - Film / $5 Film
The Film Society of Northwestern Pennsylvania’s weekly series, FILM at the Erie Art Museum, returns Wednesday, September 17th with one of the year’s most anticipated and critically-acclaimed films,, BoyHood. This epic (12 years in-the-making), coming-of-age drama from director Richard Linklater (the “Before” Trilogy, Dazed and Confused) is about the life of a young man from age 5 to age 18. Following this fantastic opener are a selection of films that will challenge filmgoers to look within themselves, their relationships to the world and one another, and their futures while often pushing the very boundaries of the medium.
• September 24 - Snowpiercer (2014)
In this sci-fi epic from director Bong Joon Ho (The Host, Mother), a failed global-warming experiment kills off most life on the planet. The final survivors board the SNOWPIERCER, a train that travels around the globe via a perpetual-motion engine. When cryptic messages incite the passengers to revolt, the train thrusts full-throttle towards disaster. Directed by Joon-ho Bong. Starring Chris Evans, Jamie Bell, Tilda Swinton, John Hurt, Octavia Spencer. 126 min. Rated R.
• October 1 - The Zero Theorem (2014) - Drama/Fantasy/Sci-Fi
Living in isolation in a burnt-out church, Qohen is obsessively working on a mysterious project personally delegated to him by Management aimed at discovering the meaning of life – or the complete lack of one – once and for all. 107 minutes. Rated R. Directed by Terry Gilliam. Starring Christoph Waltz, Tilda Swinton, Mélanie Thierry.
• October 8 - The Congress (2014) - Animation/Drama/Sci-Fi
PLUS NWPA Filmmaker Spotlight: Brad Pattullo with Q&A
Join us at 6:30pm as we show the short films of Brad Pattullo followed by our feature: The Congress. In The Congress, Robin Wright, playing the role of herself, gets an offer from a major studio to sell her cinematic identity so that her alias can be used with no restrictions in all kinds of Hollywood films – even the most commercial ones that she previously refused. In exchange she receives loads of money, but more importantly, the studio agrees to keep her digitalized character forever young – for all eternity – in all of their films.
• October 15 - Fight Club (1999) 15th Anniversary Event - Drama
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• October 22 - Under the Skin (2014) - Drama/Sci-Fi/Thriller
• October 29 - Elena (2014) Documentary
• November 5 - Never Let Me Go (2010) - Drama/Romance/Sci-Fi
• November 12 - The Tribe (2015) Special Preview Screening - Crime/Drama
• November 19 - Life Itself (2014) - Documentary
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Presented by the Film Society of Northwestern Pennsylvania