Film Program: Spring 2017

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Slack Bay

Directed by Bruno Dumont

“If Mr. Bean were to sneeze on a Magritte painting, the result would look something like Slack Bay.”

July 11 · The Pilot Light · 7:30 p.m.

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Conversation with Albert Serra

Visiting Filmmaker

Albert Serra will join us to discuss his film, The Death of Louis XIV.

May 7 · KMA · 2:00 p.m.

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The Death of Louis XIV

Directed by Albert Serra

Versailles, August 1715. Louis XIV (Jean-Pierre Léaud) feels pain in his leg.

May 7 · KMA · 2:00 p.m.

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The Show About the Show

Directed by Caveh Zahedi

A show in which every episode is about the making of the previous episode.

April 25 · The Pilot Light · 7:30 p.m.

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David Lynch: The Art Life

Directed by Jon Nguyen

“I don’t know when I started using the term ‘the art life.’”

April 20 · Scruffy City · 8:00 p.m.

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Look and Learn, Parts 1 and 3

Look and Learn (Parts 1 and 3)

By Janie Geiser

Excavates the visual vocabulary we use to operate the daily material world.

March 23-26 · KMA

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Open Ended (2017)

Open Ended

Directed by Kevin Jerome Everson

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

UT Downtown Gallery

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Swimming to Cambodia (1987)

Swimming to Cambodia (1987)

Directed by Jonathan Demme

Spalding Gray searches for “the perfect moment.”

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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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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Melvin and Howard (1980)

Melvin and Howard (1980)

Directed by Jonathan Demme

Struggling dreamer Melvin might have just met Howard Hughes.

March 24 · Regal Riviera · 1:00 P.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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