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.
Germany, Fritz Lang, 1927, 148 min – Silent, with English intertitles
Wednesday May 22 | 6.30 p.m.
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.
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.