May 2017

May 5

Film: Iris

05.05.2017 7:00 pm

Iris
Richard Eyre, 2001, 1h 31m

Presented by Coming of Age Film Series
Theme: Dementia

British-American biographical drama film that tells the story of Irish novelist Iris Murdoch and her relationship with John Bayley.

Film introduction by Mario Garett, Professor of Gerontology School of Social Work at San Diego State University. 

Admission is FREE for all screenings with RSVP 

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May 11

Film: Zoology

05.11.2017 7:00 pm

Zoology
Ivan I. Tverdovskiy, 2016, 1h 23m, Russian w/ English subtitles

Presented by Coming of Age Film Series
Theme: Sex

Middle-aged zoo worker Natasha lives with her mother in a small coastal town. She feels stuck in a life that holds no surprises, until one day she grows a tail.

Film introduction by Mario Garett, Professor of Gerontology School of Social Work at San Diego State University.

Admission is FREE for all screenings with RSVP 

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May 12

Film: Woman of the Year (1942)

05.12.2017 7:30 pm

Woman of the Year
George Stevens, 1942, 1h 52m

In partnership with Film Geeks SD

The first pairing of super-duo Katherine Hepburn and Spencer Tracy! Rival reporters Sam and Tess fall in love and get married, only to find their relationship strained when Sam comes to resent Tess' hectic lifestyle.

TICKETS: $10 general | $5 MOPA Members 
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May 13

American Sign Language Tours

05.13.2017 11:00 am

Join us for tours of Prix Pictet: Disorder and India and the Picturesque in ASL only.

Led by a Deaf Gallery Educator.

Tours at 11 a.m. and 12 p.m.

Admission cost: $4.00

The tours will be limited to 30 participants each.

For more information please contact Kristie Taylor at taylor@mopa.org or 619-238-7559 x231.

May 13

American Sign Language Tours

05.13.2017 12:00 pm

Join us for tours of Prix Pictet: Disorder and India and the Picturesque in ASL only.

Led by a Deaf Gallery Educator.

Tours at 11 a.m. and 12 p.m.

Admission cost: $4.00

The tours will be limited to 30 participants each.

For more information please contact Kristie Taylor at taylor@mopa.org or 619-238-7559 x231.

May 18

Film: In bici senza sella (On A Bike Without Saddle)

05.18.2017 7:30 pm

In bici senza sella (On A Bike Without Saddle)
Solange Tonnini et al, 2016, 1h 40m, Italian with English subtitles

Presented by San Diego Italian Film Festival

The much yearned-for permanent job! A true rarity these days in Italy. Aspiring to this unattainable dream, a cast of seven young characters face the merciless everyday battle for their future by coming up with new, extreme forms of survival. Between fake suicides and genuine miracles, they re-enact the acrobatic, irreverent quest for economic stability. The desecrating self-portrait of a generation willing to do anything to finally cross the finish line… but in the end? Will they be happy? Or will they keep bustling about? The main theme displays the unstable position of today’s youth, told first hand by seven young and debuting directors – with the need to laugh and cry about it.

Q&A discussion with actor Alessandro Giuggioli

TICKETS: $10 general | $8 SDIFF & MOPA members
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May 20

Film: Ramayana: The Greatest Epic

05.20.2017 3:00 pm

Join the Committee for the Arts of the Indian Subcontinent for the San Diego premiere of "Ramayana: The Greatest Epic," written and directed by world renowned and past speaker here in San Diego, Benoy K. Behl. This documentary travels to India, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Lao PDR, Cambodia, Myanmar, Nepal, and Indonesia to document and tell the story of this great epic through multi-religious, international cultural performances. Generations of children have learned the vast story of the "Ramayana" through the incredibly diverse methods of performance and storytelling. 

Q&A discussion to follow screening with Director Benoy Bhel and Forest McGill, Curator at the San Francisco Asian Art Museum.

Registration

RSVP to jas@dutia.net or call 858.353.0303 no later than Thursday, May 18, 2017.

Free for CAIS members / $10 Museum members / $8 students / $12 nonmembers

$9 per ticket if 4 (minimum) or more purchased at one time.

Please plan to arrive at Balboa Park half hour early to ensure you are able to park and walk to the auditorium at the Museum of Photographic Arts for the start of the film.

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