CLASSICS: ROMAN HOLIDAY
One of the three Oscars awarded to this story of a bored princess who runs off with an American newsman was for Best Writing for Dalton Trumbo. It was originally credited to Ian McLellan Hunter, who fronted for Trumbo during the Mc- Carthy hearings. Another was for Edith Head’s costume design, and the third for Audrey Hepburn’s luminous acting. At Boedecker. — Boedecker Theater
DANCING IN JAFFA
Renowned ball-room dancer Pierre Dulaine takes his program, Dancing Classrooms, back to his city of birth, Jaffa, to teach Jewish and Palestinian Israelis to dance and compete together. “The initially reluctant, moving duets they finally perform make you feel like, yes, dancing,” says New York Daily News. At Boedecker. — Boedecker Theater
Boulder Premier! Destined to be a cult classic along side “Repo Man” and “The Big Lebowski,” this wonderfully bizarre story of a quixotic hero/madman includes appearances by Anne Hathaway, Wallace Shawn and Topher Grace. An unintentional exchange of fluids with a homeless domesday preacher catapults Warren, our slacker protagonist, onto a path to save the world, which interferes with his fiance’s wedding plans. At Boedecker. — Boedecker Theater
GLOBAL GLUE PROJECT
52 couples from around the globe share their secrets of sticking together in 52 shorts. This screening of six of these shorts will be followed by a provocative discussion about love and relationships with one of the filmmakers. At Boedecker. — Boedecker theater.
LIKE FATHER, LIKE SON
Ryota Nonomiya is a successful businessman driven by money. When he learns that his biological son was switched with another child after birth, he must make a life-changing decision and choose his true son or the boy he raised as his own. “A tender poem about the ebb and flow of paternal love.” – The Telegraph. At Boedecker. — Boedecker theater.
OPERA TOSCA: NATIONAL THEATER MUNICH
Starring Karita Mattila, Jonas Kaufmann and Juha Uusitalo. (Three Acts, 2:07). — At Boedecker.
Tim Jenison, a Texas-based inventor, (Video Toaster, LightWave, TriCaster) attempts to solve one of the greatest mysteries in all art: How did 17th century Dutch master Johannes Vermeer (“Girl with a Pearl Earring”) manage to paint so photo-realistically — 150 years before the invention of photography? The epic research project Jenison embarks on to test his theory is as extraordinary as what he discovers. Spanning a decade, Jenison’s adventure takes him to Delft, Holland, where Vermeer painted his masterpieces on a pilgrimage to the North coast of Yorkshire to meet artist David Hockney and eventually to Buckingham Palace, to see the Queen’s Vermeer. At Boedecker. — Boedecker theater
Steven Soderbergh presents Reggio’s latest, which has the viewer staring intensely at a series of black and white images and faces while listening to an original score by Philip Glass. The images at first seem unfamiliar and strange, but with enough time the viewer finds themselves staring into the face of humanity, discovering bonds we all share. At Boedecker. — Boedecker Theater