An alien (Scarlett Johanssen), sent from afar and equipped with enough human language and awesome seductive power, travels the Scottish countryside in search of human males. But then, her curiosity about her human body and an accidental act of pity disrupt her mission. Jonathan Glazer, known for his brilliant music videos and SEXY BEAST, adapts Michael Faber’s acclaimed novel to create a surprisingly layered tale into a lyrical evocation of solitude (U.K., 2013, 107m, DCP, A24)
This wild and poetic epic by Lars von Trier (MELANCHOLIA, DOGVILLE) follows a tale of sexual insatiability, from birth to the age of 50, told by a woman (Charlotte Gainsbourg) to an old, charming bachelor, Seligman (Stellan Skarsgård), who has found her beaten up in an alley. As he cares for her wounds, he listens intently as she tells the intensely layered story of a life of climax and obsession. With Shia La Boeuf, Willem Dafoe, Uma Thurman, Christian Slater and Jamie Bell. (Denmark, 2014, 118m, DCP, Magnolia)
Physicist-turned filmmaker Mark Levinson trained his cameras on the Large Hadron Collider, the largest science experiment in history. This 17-mile long tunnel on the French-Swiss border, with immense data collection systems, is designed and operated with 10,000 scientists and engineers from 150 countries to replicate the instant after the Big Bang. What will we learn about the atom...and life itself? With energy and unfolding thrills, plus wonderfully easy to-grasp graphics and fantastic subjects, this film makes the complex matters at hand exciting and easy to understand. (U.S., 2013, 99m, DCP, Abramorama Films)
In 1975, cult film director Alejandro Jodorowsky (EL TOPO, THE HOLY MOUNTAIN) optioned the rights to Frank Herbert’s science fiction classic Dune. Director Frank Pavich’s inspiring documentary lets us explore the detailed process of preparing the hallucinatory project that was not to be. Jodorowsky is passionate and funny as shows the storyboards prepared in hopes for the 14-hour movie he described as “the most important picture in the history of humanity. “I didn’t read Dune,” he said, “but I had a friend who said it was fantastic.” With Mick Jagger, Salvador Dali, Pink Floyd and others signing on to help, it probably would have been. (U.S./France, 2013, 97m)
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Visual Art Source
CCA Muñoz Waxman Main Gallery
December 9 - December 30, 2012
OPENING RECEPTION: FRIDAY, DECEMBER 7, 6:30-8PM
Open Hours : Friday - Sunday, 12pm-5pm
Opening music: Tammy Zibners & Karl Hoffman and Friends play Land Arts is Dirty and other folky favorites
Opening tastes: Trash can-roasted turkey tacos and hot chocolate, served by the artists
During a joint residency at the Center for Land Use Interpretation in Wendover, Utah, Patrick Kikut, David Jones and Shelby Shadwell produced an exhibition of new art that investigates the spirit of place. Colleagues in the art department at University of Wyoming, these three Laramie-based artists worked in collaboration and individually to create a cohesive body of work in multiple media that responds to military history, salt, pioneers, mining equipment, nomadicism, and more.
Gallery Hours: Thursday - Sunday, 12pm - 5pm
In celebration of its 35th anniversary presents an exhibition of 100+ artworks, a gala with auction, a benefit film festival, and a series of public programs that honor the countless artists who have made Santa Fe a mecca for the arts.
April 11 - May 30, 2014
Jane Lackey's work is informed by networks, circuits, and the body's physical systems.
April 11 - June 1, 2014