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May
22

MWPAI Film Series: Woman at War

Location: Sinnott Family - Bank of Utica Auditorium

2 and 7:30 pm

Directed by Benedikt Erlingsson, 2019, Iceland, Not Rated R, 101 min., Subtitled

Meet an unlikely hero, a woman with a mission that she pursues with extreme dedication. Halla (Halldóra Geirharðsdóttir) is a fifty-year-old independent woman with a quiet routine as a popular choir director in a small country town. But she leads a double life as a passionate environmental activist, engaged in secret warfare against the giant power company that is (in her opinion) desecrating the countryside and hastening global warming. She is ingenious and energetic in her attacks, using a bow and arrow to bring down towering electric pylons, evading a huge manhunt by the police and having a national impact. Geirharðsdóttir gives a magnetic central performance, playing the yin and yang of activist Halla and her identical twin Asa, who plans to retreat to an Indian ashram to seek inner fulfillment. Icelandic director/co-writer Benedikt Erlingsson (Of Horses and Men) creates a rousing story filled with humor and empathy, punctuating the action with quirky musical accompaniment by an accordion-tuba trio with Ukrainian folk singers.

Open Caption Wednesdays

Both Wednesday screenings will feature Open Captions (subtitles) for the benefit of our deaf or hearing-impaired guests. Please be aware that this service is not always available from the film distributor, but will be provided whenever possible.

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MWPAI Film Series Link

Sponsored by M&T Bank

Tickets are on sale 30 minutes prior to each screening.

  • Admission:
    $6 MWPAI Members
    $8 General Admission
    $4 Students
    Free for PrattMWP Students
  • Film Passbooks that don't expire:
    10 discounted admissions are available
    at the Performing Arts Ticket Office:
    $55 for MWPAI Members
    $75 for General Admission
May
24

MWPAI Film Series: Woman at War

Location: Sinnott Family - Bank of Utica Auditorium

2 and 7:30 pm

Directed by Benedikt Erlingsson, 2019, Iceland, Not Rated R, 101 min., Subtitled

Meet an unlikely hero, a woman with a mission that she pursues with extreme dedication. Halla (Halldóra Geirharðsdóttir) is a fifty-year-old independent woman with a quiet routine as a popular choir director in a small country town. But she leads a double life as a passionate environmental activist, engaged in secret warfare against the giant power company that is (in her opinion) desecrating the countryside and hastening global warming. She is ingenious and energetic in her attacks, using a bow and arrow to bring down towering electric pylons, evading a huge manhunt by the police and having a national impact. Geirharðsdóttir gives a magnetic central performance, playing the yin and yang of activist Halla and her identical twin Asa, who plans to retreat to an Indian ashram to seek inner fulfillment. Icelandic director/co-writer Benedikt Erlingsson (Of Horses and Men) creates a rousing story filled with humor and empathy, punctuating the action with quirky musical accompaniment by an accordion-tuba trio with Ukrainian folk singers.

Open Caption Wednesdays

Both Wednesday screenings will feature Open Captions (subtitles) for the benefit of our deaf or hearing-impaired guests. Please be aware that this service is not always available from the film distributor, but will be provided whenever possible.

Woman 3

 

 

 


 

 

 

MWPAI Film Series Link

Sponsored by M&T Bank

Tickets are on sale 30 minutes prior to each screening.

  • Admission:
    $6 MWPAI Members
    $8 General Admission
    $4 Students
    Free for PrattMWP Students
  • Film Passbooks that don't expire:
    10 discounted admissions are available
    at the Performing Arts Ticket Office:
    $55 for MWPAI Members
    $75 for General Admission
May
29

MWPAI Film Series: Never Look Away

Location: Sinnott Family - Bank of Utica Auditorium

2 and 7:30 pm

Directed by Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck, 2019, Germany, Rated R, 189 min., Subtitled

This grand epic by Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck, the Academy Award-winning writer/director of The Lives of Others, tells a gripping tale of social and political upheaval over three turbulent decades of German history, through the lens of art. It begins at the 1937 Nazi exhibition of Degenerate Artists, which Kurt, a wide-eyed little boy, attends with his free-spirited aunt. Surviving the war, Kurt (Tom Schilling) sees the Nazis replaced by the equally totalitarian communist rule of East Germany. He becomes an art student in Dresden, learning “Soviet realist” style, and falls in love with fellow student Ellie (Paula Beer). Ellie’s father, Professor Seeband (Sebastian Koch), a famous doctor, is dismayed at his daughter’s choice of penniless artist as boyfriend, and vows to destroy the relationship. Inspired by real events, Never Look Away is a masterful, moving family story of art, love, tragedy and politics. Academy Award nominee for Best Foreign Language Film.

Open Caption Wednesdays

Both Wednesday screenings will feature Open Captions (subtitles) for the benefit of our deaf or hearing-impaired guests. Please be aware that this service is not always available from the film distributor, but will be provided whenever possible.

Never 2

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

MWPAI Film Series Link

Sponsored by M&T Bank

Tickets are on sale 30 minutes prior to each screening.

  • Admission:
    $6 MWPAI Members
    $8 General Admission
    $4 Students
    Free for PrattMWP Students
  • Film Passbooks that don't expire:
    10 discounted admissions are available
    at the Performing Arts Ticket Office:
    $55 for MWPAI Members
    $75 for General Admission
May
31

MWPAI Film Series: Never Look Away

Location: Sinnott Family - Bank of Utica Auditorium

2 and 7:30 pm

Directed by Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck, 2019, Germany, Rated R, 189 min., Subtitled

This grand epic by Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck, the Academy Award-winning writer/director of The Lives of Others, tells a gripping tale of social and political upheaval over three turbulent decades of German history, through the lens of art. It begins at the 1937 Nazi exhibition of Degenerate Artists, which Kurt, a wide-eyed little boy, attends with his free-spirited aunt. Surviving the war, Kurt (Tom Schilling) sees the Nazis replaced by the equally totalitarian communist rule of East Germany. He becomes an art student in Dresden, learning “Soviet realist” style, and falls in love with fellow student Ellie (Paula Beer). Ellie’s father, Professor Seeband (Sebastian Koch), a famous doctor, is dismayed at his daughter’s choice of penniless artist as boyfriend, and vows to destroy the relationship. Inspired by real events, Never Look Away is a masterful, moving family story of art, love, tragedy and politics. Academy Award nominee for Best Foreign Language Film.

Open Caption Wednesdays

Both Wednesday screenings will feature Open Captions (subtitles) for the benefit of our deaf or hearing-impaired guests. Please be aware that this service is not always available from the film distributor, but will be provided whenever possible.

Never 2

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

MWPAI Film Series Link

Sponsored by M&T Bank

Tickets are on sale 30 minutes prior to each screening.

  • Admission:
    $6 MWPAI Members
    $8 General Admission
    $4 Students
    Free for PrattMWP Students
  • Film Passbooks that don't expire:
    10 discounted admissions are available
    at the Performing Arts Ticket Office:
    $55 for MWPAI Members
    $75 for General Admission