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January 2019

W&M GLOBAL FILM FESTIVAL

January 31, 2019
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until February 3, 2019

VA United States

The Muscarelle Museum of Art is a proud sponsor of the twelfth annual William & Mary Global Film Festival! For over a decade, the Festival has brought the William & Mary and Williamsburg communities together for an annual celebration of film and live performances. This year, the Festival will take place Thursday, January 31 through Sunday, February 3 with four days of films, special guests, workshops, and receptions. Check out the full lineup of films and special events at filmfestival.wm.edu!

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April 2019

ART FILM FRIDAY: WOMAN IN GOLD

April 12, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Tucker Hall, Tucker Theater, 350 James Blair Drive
Williamsburg, VA 23185 United States

Join us for a special Art Film Friday in conjunction with our Muscarelle Explorations: Art Repatriation lecture series! Woman in Gold is the remarkable true story of one woman’s voyage to reclaim her heritage and seek justice for what happened to her family. Sixty years after she fled Vienna during World War II, an elderly Jewish woman, Maria Altmann, starts her journey to retrieve family possessions seized by the Nazis, among them Klimt’s famous painting Portrait of Adele Bloch-Bauer I (also known as The Woman in Gold). This series of programs is presented in cooperation with the following: William & Mary Art and Cultural Heritage Law Society; Cultural Heritage Partners, a law firm dedicated…

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SCREENING OF THE LIBERATORS

April 15, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

MUSCARELLE EXPLORATIONS: ART REPATRIATION Screening of The Liberators Join us for a special screening of The Liberators after the lecture by Thomas R. Kline and Jennifer Morris. A true detective story, The Liberators follows a dogged German art detective through the New York art world and military archives to the unlikeliest of destinations: a small town on the Texas prairie. The film raises intriguing questions as to the motivations of the art thief and the whereabouts of the items that, to this day, remain waiting to be discovered. This series of programs is presented in cooperation with the following: William & Mary Art and Cultural Heritage Law Society; Cultural…

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ART FILM FRIDAY: THE RAPE OF EUROPA

April 19, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Tucker Hall, Tucker Theater, 350 James Blair Drive
Williamsburg, VA 23185 United States

Join us for a special Art Film Friday in conjunction with our Muscarelle Explorations: Art Repatriation lecture series! The Rape of Europa tells the epic story of the systematic theft, deliberate destruction and miraculous survival of Europe’s art treasures during the Third Reich and World War II. In a journey through seven countries, the film takes viewers into the violent whirlwind of fanaticism, greed, and warfare that threatened to wipe out the artistic heritage of Europe. Now, more than sixty years later, the legacy of this tragic history continues to play out as families of looted collectors recover major works of art, conservators repair battle damage, and nations fight over the fate of ill-gotten…

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September 2019

ART FILM FRIDAY: ANNE TRUITT and MUSEUM HOURS

September 6, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Contact: museum@wm.edu
Tucker Hall, Tucker Theater, 350 James Blair Drive
Williamsburg, VA 23185 United States
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Join us at Tucker Hall Theater for a screening of two of Jem Cohen’s films.  Anne Truitt: Working (2009) provides a portrait of the artist Anne Truitt (1921 – 2004) through interviews with the artist and the filmmaker. Cohen says, “I was honored to know Anne Truitt, and doubly so when she allowed me to make a short record of her presence and thoughts. I felt as if she opened her hand and showed, in a profound but down to earth way, the compass by which she navigated.” We will also be showing Museum Hours (2013), which is a mesmerizing…

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October 2019

MUSCARELLE EXPLORATIONS – ART FILM FRIDAY: BAUHAUS, THE FACE OF THE 20TH CENTURY

October 4, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Tucker Hall, Tucker Theater, 350 James Blair Drive
Williamsburg, VA 23185 United States

Presented as part of Muscarelle Explorations: Bauhaus at 100, this film memoir recounts the beginning of the Staatliche Bauhaus Weimar with contributions from former students and historians, a strong selection of artworks as well as archival footage including interviews with the founder Walter Gropius. Exceptional visuals add to the beauty of a well-narrated documentary about the 1919 founding and principles of this seminal school. The film concludes that although the Bauhaus did not last that long, its influence has been profound. Run time is 49 minutes. A brief introduction by the Student Organizers will precede the screenings.

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November 2019

ART FILM FRIDAY: NATIVE ART NOW!

November 1, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Tucker Hall, Tucker Theater, 350 James Blair Drive
Williamsburg, VA 23185 United States
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NATIVE ART NOW! examines the evolution of Native contemporary art over the last 25 years, presenting personal perspectives from internationally acclaimed Native modern artists. Installations, paintings, photographs, prints, sculptures, glass and fabric art by indigenous artists Rick Bartow, Meryl McMaster, Jim Denomie, Holly Wilson and numerous others from the United States and Canada are featured in the program. This documentary was produced by PBS in collaboration with the Eiteljorg Museum of American Indians and Western Art.  Run time: 57 minutes. A brief introduction by the Student Organizers will precede the screening.

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