Films about topics related to the Museum's art collection and exhibitions are shown in the Lee Alexander Lorick Auditorium or the Bell South Orientation Gallery and are free with admission or membership unless otherwise noted.
Film: Life through a LensNoon
This acclaimed film traces the arc of famed photographer Annie Leibovitz's life, her aspirations to artistry and the trajectory of her career. Directed by her sister, Barbara Leibovitz, this probing and personal film depicts the key phases that shaped Annie's life and work, including her childhood, the tumultuous 1960s and her transition from Rolling Stone to Vanity Fair, as well as her most significant personal relationships, including motherhood. At its center are bountiful, insightful and even playful interviews with her most famous subjects, mentors and colleagues that reveal the evolution of one of world's most influential visual artists. 83 minutes.
Opening Party for Forever and a Day Shakespeare Film Series: Romeo + Juliet (1996) with David Miller Reception at 6:00 p.m.Screening at The Nickelodeon Theatre at 8:00 p.m.
In partnership with the Nickelodeon Theatre, the CMA is proud to open Forever in A Day, a series celebrating and exploring the enduring adaptability of William Shakespeares work. The film adaptations for this special series have been thoughtfully selected to exhibit a range of interpretations and stylistic embellishments. Each of the screenings will include a discussion or creative performance. For this film, USC English professor David Miller shares some of the ideas he brings to his Shakespeare courses at the University. Enjoy a light reception at the CMA while browsing the Collection for Renaissance art before a screening of Romeo + Juliet (1996) at the Nickelodeon Theatre.
- $35 for non-members$25 for CMA and Nickelodeon members
Film: Treasures of the British Museum Presents: The Oriental CollectionsNoon
The British Museum houses one of the finest collections of Oriental art on exhibit in the Western world. This program takes us through works from China, Japan, and India, as well as Buddhist art of Nepal, Ceylon, Burma and Cambodia.
- Free with admission or membership