Film Program

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Fire at Sea

Dir. by Gianfranco Rosi

A startling, on-the-spot document of the European migrant crisis.

February 26 · KMA · 2:00 p.m.

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Tony Conrad: Completely in the Present

Directed by Tyler Hubby

The life and works of the groundbreaking artist, musician, and educator.

Mar. 7 · The Pilot Light · 7:30 p.m.

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Big Ears Festival

Various Artists

Featuring Jonathan Demme, Jem Cohen, Kevin Everson, and Janie Geiser.

March 23-26 · Various Venues

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Open Ended (2017)

Open Ended (2017)

Dir. by Kevin Jerome Everson

The materiality of life, light, gesture, and decay.

UT Downtown Gallery

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Melvin and Howard (1980)

Melvin and Howard (1980)

Directed by Jonathan Demme

Struggling dreamer Melvin might have just met Howard Hughes.

March 23 · TN Theatre · 2:00 P.M.

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Benjamin Smoke (2000)

Benjamin Smoke (2000)

Dir. by Jem Cohen

What is the sound of the queer southern blues?

March 23 · Regal Riviera · 3:45 P.M.

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Justin Timberlake + the Tennessee Kids (2016)

Justin Timberlake + the Tennessee Kids (2016)

Directed by Jonathan Demme

A very rare theatrical screening.

March 23 · TN Theatre · 9:30 P.M.

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Stop Making Sense (1984)

Stop Making Sense (1984)

Directed by Jonathan Demme

“We didn’t want any of the bullshit. We didn’t want the clichés.”

March 23 · TN Theatre · 11:15 P.M.

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Book of Days (1989)

Book of Days (1989)

Directed by Meredith Monk

A “film for the ears” by the always inventive Meredith Monk

March 24 · TN Theatre · 9:30 A.M.

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Who Am I This Time? (1982)

Who Am I This Time? (1982)

Directed by Jonathan Demme

Sparks fly between Harry and Helene, but is it only an act?

March 24 · Regal Riviera · 10:00 A.M.

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Another Telepathic Thing (2015)

Another Telepathic Thing (2015)

Directed by Jonathan Demme

An endearingly raw document of a performance by Big Dance Theater.

March 24 · Regal Riviera · 11:15 A.M.

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Roger Beebe

Films for One to Eight Projectors

Directed by Roger Beebe

An immersive audio/visual experience.

March 24 · KMA · 1:15 P.M.

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Farrebique (1946)

Farrebique (1946)

Dir. by Georges Roquier

North American premiere of restoration. In celebration of James Agee.

March 24 · Regal Riviera · 3:00 P.M.

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The Agee Amble

Immediately Following Farrebique

A walking tour, with some surprises (and drinks) along the way.

March 24 · Regal Riviera · 5:00 P.M.

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The Silence of the Lambs (1991)

The Silence of the Lambs (1991)

Directed by Jonathan Demme

The best thriller since the days of Alfred Hitchcock and Fritz Lang.

March 24 · Regal Riviera · 5:30 P.M.

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Storefront Hitchcock (1998)

Storefront Hitchcock (1998)

Directed by Jonathan Demme

Robyn Hitchcock ambles through stories and songs.

March 25 · TN Theatre · 10:00 A.M.

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Instrument (2003)

Instrument (2003)

Directed by Jem Cohen

A rough-hewn portrait of musicians at work.

March 25 · Regal Riviera · 10:00 A.M.

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Duck Amuck (1953)

Flicker & Wow Kids!

Free and open to the public!

A family-friendly intro to film and animation, both new and old.

March 25 · KMA · 10:30 A.M.

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