Cinematic pop-up starring the eyes of Tammy Faye and the Velvet Underground
CINEMATIQUE OF WILMINGTON announces its return with a pop-up screening of two great films in October – Tammy Faye’s eyes and The velvet metro
After shutting down screenings in early 2020 due to the pandemic, Cinematique of Wilmington, an independent, classic, foreign and notable film series co-sponsored by public radio WHQR and the historic Thalian Hall Center for the Performing Arts, is delighted. to announce the screenings of two great films: Tammy Faye’s eyes and The velvet metro. Tickets for all screenings are available at the Thalian Box Office (Monday to Friday 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.) or on thalianhall.org. Screening time for motion pictures is 7:00 p.m. (plus 4:00 p.m. Wednesdays) at Thalian Hall, 310 Chestnut Street. For details on the series or individual features, call the Thalian Box Office at 910.632.2285 or visit whqr.org or thalianhall.org.
Tammy Faye’s eyes
Tammy Faye’s eyes, starring Jessica Chastain and Andrew Garfield, is an intimate look at the extraordinary rise, fall and redemption of televangelist Tammy Faye Bakker. In the 1970s and 1980s, Tammy Faye and her husband Jim Bakker grew from humble beginnings to creating the world’s largest religious broadcast network and theme park, and were revered for their message of love, acceptance and prosperity. Tammy Faye was legendary for her indelible eyelashes, idiosyncratic singing, and eagerness to kiss people from all walks of life.
Tammy Faye’s eyes Short of From Monday October 11 to Wednesday October 13. It is screened Monday through Wednesday at 7 p.m., plus Wednesdays at 4 p.m. in the main theater at Thalian Hall. Duration: 2h 6m. Classified PG-13.
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The velvet metro
The Velvet Underground created a new sound that changed the world of music, solidifying their place as one of rock’n’roll’s most revered bands. Directed by famous filmmaker Todd Haynes,
The Velvet Underground shows how the group has become a cultural touchstone representing a range of contradictions: the group is both of their time, but timeless; literary but realistic; rooted in high art and street culture. The film features in-depth interviews with key actors of the era, combined with a treasure trove of never-before-seen performances and a rich collection of recordings, Warhol films, and other experimental arts that create an immersive experience in what the Founding member John Cale describes the group’s creative philosophy as “how to be stylish and how to be brutal”.
The velvet metro Short of From Monday October 18 to Wednesday October 20. It is screened Monday through Wednesday at 7 p.m., plus Wednesdays at 4 p.m. in the main theater at Thalian Hall. Duration: 1h50. To classify.
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Reserved places only. Temperature controls required for entry. Masks required until you are seated. For more information on tickets, call the Thalian box office, Monday to Saturday, 2 p.m. to 6 p.m., at 910-632-2285.