Winner of 5 Césars, including “Best Director” and “Cinematography,” this whimsical French dramedy tells the story of two comrades turned friends, brought together on the eve of the Armistice, and their ensuing schemes and misadventures in post-WWI France. Equal parts enigmatic, theatrical, grandiose and tragic, this film comments upon the treatment of veterans and considers the enduring legacies of conflict. English subtitles, 1 hour, 57 minutes. Presented in partnership with Alliance Francaise de Kansas City and sponsored by the Capitol Federal Foundation®. FREE with RSVP | J.C. Nichols Auditorium
Marcel Duchamp: Art of the Possible explores the life, philosophy and impact of one of the most influential early 20th century modernists, Marcel Duchamp. The film breaks down Duchamp’s ideas and applies them to both historical events and the modernist explosion that blanketed the early 20th century. It will be shown at the Nelson-Atkins Sunday February 23 at 1:00 p.m. and Monday, February 24 at 11:00 a.m. Click for more information.
Varda par Agnès - the final film from the late, beloved Agnès Varda is a characteristically playful, profound, and personal summation of the director’s own brilliant career. It will be shown on Wednesday, Feb. 26 at 1 p.m. and Friday, February 29 at 7 p.m. Tickets are $10 ($7 for museum members). Click for more information.
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