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.