Winter Film Series at the Toby

Winter Film Series at the Toby

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Winter Nights returns to The Toby for its ninth season, this year exploring the themes of the special exhibition Sensual/Sexual/Social: The Photography of George Platt Lynes. Lynes, one of the most influential fine art and commercial photographers of the mid-twentieth century, made his mark in the fields of ballet, fashion, and portrait photography. You’ll find all of these themes, from high fashion to steamy sensuality, in the Winter Lights film series.

• Friday, January 11 at 7 pm
Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (1958, dir. Richard Brooks, 108 mins., NR)
Brick (Paul Newman) and his wife, Maggie (Elizabeth Taylor), travel to Mississippi for his father’s birthday and a family reunion full of drama that only Tennessee Williams could write.

• Saturday, January 12 at 4 pm
Jane Eyre (1943, dir. Robert Stevenson, 97 mins., NR)
Hired as the governess of Thornfield Hall, Jane (Joan Fontaine) falls in love with her employer, Mr. Rochester (Orson Welles), only to discover that the Rochester family is hiding a dark secret. Aldous Huxley collaborated on this film adaption of Charlotte Brontë’s novel.

• Saturday, January 12 at 7 pm
Westworld (1973, dir. Michael Crichton, 88 mins., PG)
An amusement park built for rich customers to live out their fantasies turns deadly when a gun-slinging robot malfunctions.

• Friday, January 18 at 7 pm
Kinsey (2004, dir. Bill Condon, 118 mins., R)
Biology professor Alfred Kinsey (Liam Neeson) begins his pioneering research in the field of human sexuality.

• Saturday, January 19 at 4 pm
The Celluloid Closet (1995, dirs. Rob Epstein and Jeffrey Friedman, 102 mins., R)
Based on Vito Russo’s 1981 book, this documentary examines Hollywood’s history of depicting gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender characters.

• Saturday, January 19 at 7 pm
Sunday Bloody Sunday (1971, dir. John Schlesinger, 110 mins., R)
A free-spirited London artist ends his simultaneous affairs with a divorced woman and married doctor as he prepares to leave for the United States.

• Friday, January 25 at 7 pm
Funny Face (1957, dir. Stanley Donen, 103 mins., NR)
Fashion photographer Dick Avery (Fred Astaire) plucks bookshop clerk Jo (Audrey Hepburn) from obscurity for his next fashion shoot in Paris.

• Saturday, January 26 at 4 pm
Mapplethorpe: Look at the Pictures (2016, dirs. Fenton Bailey and Randy Barbato, 108 mins., TV-MA)
A look at the life and work of Robert Mapplethorpe, the controversial photographer who was inspired by George Platt Lynes and pushed the boundaries of what was socially acceptable.

• Saturday, January 26 at 7 pm
Blow-Up (1966, dir. Michelangelo Antonioni, 111 mins., NR)
Mod London photographer Tom (David Hemmings) meets a mysterious model (Vanessa Redgrave) and discovers something suspicious in one of the photographs he has taken of her.

• Friday, February 1 at 7 pm
Billy Elliot (2000, dir. Stephen Daldry, 110 mins., R)
Billy (Jamie Bell), the 11-year-old son of a coal miner in Northern England, stumbles into a ballet class on his way to boxing and discovers his talent for dance.

• Saturday, February 2 at 4 pm
Ballet 422 (2014, dir. Jody Lee Lipes, 75 mins., PG)
Follow emerging choreographer Justin Peck as he crafts the 422nd ballet for the New York City Ballet.

• Saturday, February 2 at 7 pm
The Red Shoes (1948, dirs. Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger, 134 mins., NR)
A young ballerina (Moira Shearer) on the brink of stardom is torn between her obsessive director and the man she loves.

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Event Details

Date: February 2, 2019

The Toby at the IMA
4000 N. Michigan Rd
Indianapolis IN 46208

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