Cezanne et Moi traces the parallel paths of the lives, careers and passionate friendship of post-impressionist painter Paul Cezanne and novelist Emile Zola. The two boys grew up in Aix-en-Provence. Emile was fatherless and poor. Paul came from a wealthy family. As young men, dreaming of glory and beautiful women, they left the south to conquer the art scene in Paris. Soon Emile had it all, success,
Fifteen years before Stranger Things combined science-fiction, Spielberg-ian touches and 80s nostalgia to much acclaim, Richard Kelly set the template and the high-water mark with his debut feature, Donnie Darko. Initially beset with distribution problems, it would slowly find its audience and emerge as arguably the first cult classic of the new millennium.
Donnie is a troubled high school
SUNDAY, APRIL 30 11:15AM
For the 225th anniversary of Mozart’s death La Scala Theatre presents a new production of Le nozze di Figaro that will be entrusted to an extraordinary director who is only in his early 30s’: Frederic Wake-Walker, author of a production of La finta giardiniera which was the revelation of the Glyndebourne Festival in 2014. The sets are the work of Antony McDonald. The
TRUMAN explores the intimacy and tenderness of a lifelong friendship headed towards its imminent end. Diagnosed with terminal cancer, Julián (Ricardo Darin, 2009’s Academy Award®-winning “The Secret in Their Eyes”) has decided to forgo treatment, and spend his final days tying up loose ends. When childhood friend Tomás (Javier Cámara, “Talk to Her”) pays his ailing friend an unexpected visit, he
Once a year, the world’s most powerful ideas are shared on the TED stage in Vancouver, BC. Watch a special experience for cinemas, captured live.
Saturday. May 6 Time: TBD Opening Event
Take a front-row seat at TED2017 Opening Night – the kickoff to the week-long TED conference. Experience revelatory TED Talks and performances as they unfold for the first time on
SUNDAY, MAY 7 11:15AM
General of the victorious Scottish armies, Macbeth hears a prophecy from three witches that predict he will be the next King of Scotland. Believing this premonition, his wife encourages him to kill the King. His divine right drives Macbeth to be bloodthirsty with friends and opponents alike but alone and racked with guilt, he faces his last battle and death.
ROMEO ALDEA (49), a physician living in a small mountain town in Transylvania, has raised his daughter Eliza with the idea that once she turns 18, she will leave to study and live abroad. His plan is close to succeeding – Eliza has got a scholarship to study psychology in UK. She just has to pass her final exams – a formality for such a good student. On the day prior to her first written exam, an
SUNDAY, MAY 14 11:15AM
The Bolshoi boldly takes on a new challenge in a triptych of works by three masters of modern and contemporary choreography. For the first time, the company performs The Cage by legendary Academy Award-winning choreographer Jerome Robbins, a master of visualizing and translating music to movement. Together with Harald Lander’s homage to classical ballet in Études and Alexei
Tsanko Petrov, a railroad worker, finds millions of leva on the train tracks. He decides to turn the money over to the police, for which the state rewards him with a new wristwatch that soon stops working. Meanwhile, Julia Staikova, head of the PR department of the Ministry of Transport, loses Petrov's old watch, a family relic. Here starts his desperate struggle to recover both his old watch and
Manifesto premiered to critical and audience acclaim at Sundance 2017, features Cate Blanchett playing 13 different characters from a wide range of contemporary backgrounds.
Prior to turning “Manifesto” into a feature-length film, director Julian Rosefeldt originally debuted the project in late 2015 as an art installation, where the various characters and scenes were simultaneously displayed on
SUNDAY, MAY 28 11:15AM
George Balanchine’s timeless evocation of the brilliance and sparkle of emeralds, rubies and diamonds
George Balanchine’s evocation of the sparkle of emeralds, rubies and diamonds is a brilliant ballet classic. The French Romantic music of Fauré provides the impetus for the subtlety and lyricism of ‘Emeralds’, while the fire of ‘Rubies’ comes from Stravinsky and the
Burning Bridges presents acclaimed editor, Tyler Hubby’ s feature documentary directorial debut about the late iconoclastic American multi-media artist Tony Conrad, who has influenced artists and activists ranging from the Velvet Underground to the Yes Men. Twenty-two years in the making, the film follows Tony Conrad’ s strange and uncompromising fifty-year artistic path through experimental film,
After discovering a sacred stone in the mouth of a deer, Taibei, a solitary Tibetan cowboy, embarks on a mission: to bring it back to the holy Mountain of Buddha's Handprint. Pursued by black market traders who seek the priceless artifact for themselves, as well as two brothers seeking vengeance for the long-ago death of their father, Taibei's journey will be a long and difficult one - even before
The great Polish director Andrzej Wajda returns with this passionate biopic about avant-garde artist Wladyslaw Strzeminski (brilliantly played by Polish superstar Boguslaw Linda), who battled Stalinist orthodoxy and his own physical impairments to advance his progressive ideas about art.
Upon returning from a hunting expedition, King Louis XIV feels a sharp pain in his leg. He begins to die, surrounded by loyal followers in the royal chambers.
SUNDAY, JUNE 25 11:15AM
The Teatro dell’Opera di Roma’s 2016/2017 season will open with Richard Wagner’s Tristan and Isolde, conducted by Daniele Gatti and directed by Pierre Audi. The work is a co-production of the Teatro dell’Opera di Roma, the Théâtre des Champs-Élysées in Paris and the De Nationale Opera in Amsterdam and the Municipal Theater in Sao Paulo.
“I am overjoyed that Maestro
SUNDAY, JULY 16 11:15AM
The Royal Ballet brings its celebrations of 70 years at the Royal Opera House to a close with a mixed programme of works by its Founder Choreographer Frederick Ashton.
This gorgeous mixed programme demonstrates the great creative vision of Frederick Ashton, Founder Choreographer of The Royal Ballet. The Dream is Ashton's adaptation of Shakespeare's riotous comedy in
Jonas Kaufmann makes his role debut as Otello in Verdi's passionate retelling of Shakespeare's great tragedy of jealousy, deception and murder, conducted by Antonio Pappano.
World-famous tenor Jonas Kaufmann makes his role debut as Otello in Verdi's passionate retelling of Shakespeare's great tragedy of jealousy, deception and murder. Soprano Maria Agresta will be his Desdemona and baritone