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Carte Blanche to Thierry Mugler

The creator’s most influential films on view at the Cinéma du Musée on Wednesdays

Starting May 15, the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts (MMFA) Culture Wednesdays is giving visitors a chance to discover visionary couturier, director, photographer, and perfumer Thierry Mugler’s favourite films. Presented for free in conjunction with the Thierry Mugler: Couturissime exhibition – which has already been viewed by more than 100,000 visitors – this carte blanche event features 12 masterpieces of the big screen that have had a major impact on the creator’s whimsical imagination, ranging from Metropolis to Microcosmos.

Wednesday May 15 | 6.30 p.m.
METROPOLIS                                                                   
Germany, Fritz Lang, 1927, 148 min – Silent, with English intertitles

Wednesday May 22 | 6.30 p.m.
CLEOPATRA                                                               
United States, Cecile B. DeMille, 1934, 104 min – OVFST

Wednesday June 12 | 6.30 p.m.
DAY OF WRATH (VREDENS DAG)                                   
Denmark, Carl Dreyer, 1943, 93 min – OVFST

Wednesday June 26 | 6.30 p.m. 
A FOREIGN AFFAIR                                  
United States, Billy Wilder, 1948, 116 min – OVE

Wednesday July 3 | 6.30 p.m.
ALL ABOUT EVE
United States, Joseph Mankiewicz, 1950, 138 min – OVE

Wednesday July 10 | 6.30 p.m. 
THE BAND WAGON                           
United States, Vincente Minnelli, 1953, 112 min – OVE

Wednesday July 17 | 6.30 p.m.
BLACK SUNDAY (THE MASK OF SATAN)  
Italy, Mario Bava, 1960, 83 min – OVE

Wednesday July 24 | 6.30 p.m.
LA FIANCÉE DU PIRATE                                        
France, Nelly Kaplan, 1969, 108 min – OVEST

Wednesday July 31 | 6.30 p.m.
CLOSE ENCOUNTERS OF THE THIRD KIND 
United States, Steven Spielberg, 1977, 137 min – OVFST

Wednesday August 7 | 6.30 p.m.
INDIANA JONES AND THE RAIDERS OF THE LOST ARK
United States, Steven Spielberg, 1981, 115 min – OVFST

Wednesday August 14 | 6.30 p.m.
BLADE RUNNER                                                             
United States, Ridley Scott, 1982, 114 min – OVFST

Wednesday August 21 | 6.30 p.m. 
MICROCOSMOS : LE PEUPLE DE L’HERBE                       
France, Switzerland and Italy, Claude Nuridsany and Marie Pérennou, 1996, 80 min – OVF

Where: Cinéma du Musée, 1379-A Sherbrooke Street West.

Free, limited seating. Option to reserve your seat: you can reserve a numbered seat to guarantee your access to the event for a service fee (General public: $5, VIP: $4). An hour before the event, guest passes for the remaining seats will be distributed for free on a first come, first serve basis.