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THE LETICIA JARVIS ART FILMS SERIES AT THE
JARVIS CONSERVATORY

CLASSIC FILMS, FOREIGN FILMS, ART HOUSE FILMS

Schedule Of Upcoming Art Films

At The Jarvis Conservatory

THE FENCER

Foreign Film
July 8th
4pm and 7pm
Tickets:  $10

Fleeing from the Russian secret police, a young Estonian fencer is forced to return to his homeland, where he becomes a physical education teacher at a local school. The past however catches up and puts him in front of a difficult choice.

Stars: Kirill Käro, Lembit Ulfsak, Märt Avandi

Screened in partnership with the International Film Showcase.

RESTLESS CREATURE

WENDY WHELAN
Documentary Film
July 15th
4pm and 7pm
Tickets: $10

RESTLESS CREATURE: WENDY WHELAN offers an intimate portrait of prima ballerina Wendy Whelan as she prepares to leave New York City Ballet after a record-setting three decades with the company.

One of the modern era's most acclaimed dancers, Whelan was a principal ballerina for NYCB and, over the course of her celebrated career, danced numerous ballets by George Balanchine and Jerome Robbins, as well as new works by more modern standout choreographers like Christopher Wheeldon and Alexei Ratmansky; many roles were made specifically for Whelan.

A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM

From The Paris Opera Ballet
Ballet Film
July 22nd
7:00pm
Tickets: $15

Composed by ​​Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy. One of George Balanchine’s rare narrative ballets, A Midsummer Night’s Dream is entering the Paris Opera Ballet’s repertoire. The sets and costumes for this production have been designed by another magician of the stage, Christian Lacroix.

THE TEACHER

FOREIGN FILM
August 12th
4pm and 7pm
Tickets: $10

The film is set in 1983. Maria Drazdechova becomes a teacher at one suburban school near Bratislava. She starts to use her position to blackmail parents of her students to get benefits from them. Students whose parents disobey are bullied and are given bad grades. Headmaster of school is afraid to intervene as Drazdechova is a Chairperson of local Communist Party.