smARTfilms: FILM NOIR Series
Bainbridge Island Museum of Art's smARTfilms series fosters community conversation through the merger of film, visual art and narrative. After each screening, audience members are invited to participate in an open exchange of ideas through moderated discussions which serve to anchor the film in the art and craft of our region and our time.
Individual admission: $10 adults / students free with pre-registration
Series admission: $60 adults / students free with pre-registration (Click the 2nd January 20th date in the drop down menu to purchase)
The BIMA Bistro stays open until 7pm in advance of each screening for food and small bites.
Join us Tuesdays at 7pm, January 20-February 24 for a sampler of FILM NOIR movies in the BIMA Auditorium:
1947 - OUT OF THE PAST - Robert Mitchum, Kirk Douglas, Jane Greer. Directed by Jacques Tourneur. A private eye escapes his past to run a gas station in a small town, but his past catches up with him. Now he must return to the big city world of danger, corruption, double crosses and duplicitous dames.
1956 - THE KILLING Sterling Hayden, Coleen Gray, Frank Lovejoy, Vince Edwards. Written and directed by Stanley Kubrick. A gang of greedy, petty criminals plan a race track robbery, but when one gang member tells his restless wife, she hatches a plot of her own. The plan gets foiled and disaster ensues.
1950 - GUN CRAZY Peggy Cummins, John Dall, Berry Kroeger, Russ Tamblyn. Directed by Joseph H. Lewis. A well meaning crack shot husband is pressured by his beautiful but dangerously rebellious sharp shooter wife to go on an interstate robbery spree, where he finds out just how depraved and deadly she really is.
1957 - SWEET SMELL OF SUCCESS - Burt Lancaster, Tony Curtiss. Directed by Alexander Mackendrick. Powerful but unethical Broadway columnist J.J. Hunsecker coerces unscrupulous press agent Sidney Falco into breaking up his sister's romance with a jazz musician.
1981 - BODY HEAT - William Hurt, Kathleen Turner. Directed by Lawrence Kasdan. In the midst of a searing Florida heat wave, a woman convinces her lover, a small-town lawyer, to murder her rich husband.
2001 - THE MAN WHO WASN'T THERE - Billy Bob Thorton, Frances McDormand, James Gandolfini. A Coen Brother film. A laconic, chain-smoking barber blackmails his wife's boss and lover for money to invest in dry cleaning, but his plan goes terribly wrong.
Auditorium at Bainbridge Island Museum of Art (View)
550 Winslow Way East
Bainbridge Island, WA 98110
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