March 7 - 14
An intimately raw and magical journey through the life, mind, and heart of iconic artist Frida Kahlo.
Single Ticket: $20 Regular / $16 for Members
Four Film Bundle: $68 Regular / $64 for Members with Discount Code LEGENDS24
When Gelsomina (Giulietta Masina), a naïve young woman, is purchased from her impoverished mother by brutish circus strongman Zampanò (Anthony Quinn) to be his wife and partner, she loyally endures her husband’s coldness and abuse as they travel the Italian countryside performing together. Soon Zampanò must deal with his jealousy and conflicted feelings about Gelsomina when she finds a kindred spirit in Il Matto (Richard Basehart), the carefree circus fool, and contemplates leaving Zampanò.
This special collaboration between Montclair Film and La Cinémathèque celebrates Legends of the Italian Cinema. Featuring a special Q&A with Gerard Amsellem, local teacher, artist, and filmmaker from New Wave Productions.
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After the Legends of the Italian Cinema screenings, continue the discussion and the love of all things Italian at Porta (499 Bloomfield Ave, Montclair). Receive 10% off your bill when you show your ticket for LA STRADA on 3/10/24, L’AVVENTURA on 4/14/24, MAMMA ROMA on 5/19/24 or A SPECIAL DAY on 6/9/24. Offer valid only on the same day as the screening. Limit one discount per ticket.
PERSEPOLIS is the poignant story of a young girl in Iran during the Islamic Revolution.
Years after her Indian family was forced to flee their home in Uganda by the dictatorship of Idi Amin, twentysomething Mina finds herself helping to run a motel in the faraway land of Mississippi.
A young girl with a philandering father and a psychic aunt comes of age in a Louisiana bayou.
Two sisters join the first female professional baseball league and struggle to help it succeed amid their own growing rivalry.
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