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BAMSenior Cinema Lineup
February 17, 2017 @ 10:00 am
Full Senior Cinema lineup:
Jan 20: The Jackie Robinson Story (1950) 76 min
The biography of Jackie Robinson—the first black major league baseball player in the 20th century—traces his career in the negro leagues and the major leagues. Featuring Jackie Robinson (as himself), Ruby Dee, and Minor Watson.
Feb 17: The Duke is Tops (1938) 73 min
In this jazz musical of the 1930s, a theatrical producer (Ralph Cooper) puts aside his own success to boost the career of a talented singer (Lena Horne in her film debut).
Mar 17: Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (1958) 108 min
Based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning play by Tennessee Williams, Cat on a Hot Tin Roofexplores the tumultuous reunion between a Southern patriarch, Big Daddy, and his alcoholic ex-football player son Brick, who drinks his days away and resists the affections of his wife, Maggie. Featuring memorable performances by Paul Newman, Elizabeth Taylor, and Burl Ives.
Apr 21: To Have and Have Not (1944) 100 min
During World War II, American expatriate Harry Morgan (Humphrey Bogart) helps transport a French Resistance leader and his beautiful wife to Martinique while romancing a sensuous lounge singer (Lauren Bacall).
May 19: The Exterminating Angel (El angel exterminador) (1962) 95 min—In Spanish with English subtitles
In Luis Buñuel’s daring masterpiece The Exterminating Angel (El ángel exterminador), a group of high society friends are invited to a mansion for dinner and find themselves inexplicably unable to leave.
June 15: Movie & Dance Party—Fame (1980) 134 min
A chronicle of the lives of several teenagers who attend a New York high school for students gifted in the performing arts. The film received two Academy Awards for Best Original Song (for its title song “Fame”) and Best Original Score. The film screening will be immediately followed by a dance party featuring a live DJ, lunch, and dancing in the BAMcafé.
Reservations are required and can be made up to three weeks in advance. Seating is limited
and available on a first-come, first-seated basis. Complimentary popcorn and soda are available. All cinemas are wheelchair accessible and offer infrared systems for people who are hard of hearing (upon request). For reservations, call 718.636.4122.