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At the Movies
the Rutgers Film Co-op/New Jersey Media Arts Center, New Brunswick.
Screenings are Fridays through Sunday in Scott Hall, Room 123, College
Avenue Campus (near the corner of College Avenue and Hamilton Street).
Thursday screenings are in Loree Hall, Room 024, Douglass College
Campus (near the corner of Nichol Avenue and George Street). All programs
begin at 7 p.m.; $5 non-members. Information 732-932-8482; Website:
about the famous forger, Elmyr de Hory, Thursday, June 8. Titus,
celebrated stage director Julie Taymor ("Lion King") adapts
and updates Shakespeare’s violent "Titus Andronicus," starring
Anthony Hopkins and Jessica Lange. 1999, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday,
June 9, 10, and 11.
Greek myth, set in a jazzy, mid-century Parisian milieu, starring
Maria Casares and Jean Marais, Thursday, June 15. The Terrorist,
the 1998 independent Indian feature film, written and directed by
Santosh Sivan, about a 19-year-old assassin plagued by second thoughts;
on a double bill with Mr. Death: Rise and Fall of Fred A. Leuchter
Jr. , a controversial new documentary by Errol Morris (1999). $8,
Friday and Saturday, June 16 and 17. Princess Mononoke, one
of the most extravagantly beautiful animated features ever made, Hayao
Miyazaki’s 1999 epic tale of medieval Japan, Sunday, June 18.
cut of Terry Gilliam’s 1984 visually-dazzling futuristic fantasy,
Thursday, June 22. The Emperor and the Assassin, director Chen
Kaige’s ("Farewell, My Concubine") newest film, a sweeping
epic about political intrigue in third century B.C. China, Friday
and Saturday, June 23 and 24. Coming To Light, Anne Makepeace’s
story of turn-of-the-century photographer Edward S. Curtis and his
singleminded project to document Native American life (2000), Sunday,
about the plight of two sisters living under Orthodox Judaism (1999),
Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, July 7, 8, and 9. The Discreet Charm
of the Bourgeoisie , the 1972 classic by Luis Bunuel, a dark surrealist
comedy that is among the most celebrated films ever made, Thursday,
memory film about a teenager’s part in the uprising against the Shah’s
regime (1999), Friday, July 14. La Vida es Silbar, a love letter
to his country from Cuban director Fernando Perez (1999), Saturday,
July 15. The Brig, a must-see icon of the 1960s avant garde,
Jonas Mekas filmed this play about a Marine Corps prison on the stage
of the Living Theater, Thursday, July 20.
In "Sweep," Mark Street tells the story of father and daughter
in Brooklyn. "Gendernauts" is Monika Treut’s cutting-edge
documentary about the transgendered, Friday, July 21.
and funny "educational" short films made for American schools
in the years following World War II. Program curator Ken Smith, author
of the book "Mental Hygiene: Classroom Films 1947-1961," will
introduce the screening, Saturday, July 22. The Velvet Underground
& Nico , Andy Warhol’s 1966 documentary featuring Lou Reed, John
Cale, and the late Nico, Thursday, July 27.
Confirm titles with theaters.
space in this sci-fi based on Scientologist L. Ron Hubbard’s novel.
disguised as a grandmother in order to protect a single mom from an
escaped convict. AMC, Destinta, Loews, Mercer, Regal.
Theater portray aspiring dancers competing for a spot in a ballet
academy. AMC, Destinta, Mercer, Montgomery, Regal.
studios. AMC, Destinta, Loews, Marketfair, Montgomery,
watches his family slowly become westernized. AMC.
bent on revealing both her cleavage and the polluting sins of a California
power company. Marketfair.
stone-age cartoon characters. AMC, MarketFair, Regal.
fantasy. AMC, Loews, Mercer, Regal.
from DreamWorks. AMC, Destinta, Loews, Mercer, Montgomery,
record store whose business is failing, and whose life stinks. MarketFair.
of Kuki Gallmann, an Italian woman who starts a new life in Kenya.
this romantic triangle comedy with Ben Stiller and Jen Elfman. Mercer.
about basketball players starring Omar Epps and Sanaa Lathan. AMC.
directed by John Woo. AMC, Destinta, Garden, Loews, Montgomery,
winner of a 1998 Sundance award for `Frat House.’ AMC, Destinta,
Loews, MarketFair, Regal.
story of an awkward colt who becomes a great stallion. Loews.
and Lucy Liu (of TV’s `Ally McBeal’). AMC, Destinta, Loews, Marketfair,
in a comedy about an ex-bank robber who wants to retire with his wife
(Tracy Ullman) to Florida. AMC, Garden, Loews, Mercer, Montgomery,
Sean Penn, and Anne Bancroft in a classy 1930s thriller based on a
story by Somerset Maugham. Marketfair, Montgomery.
Navy thriller. Mercer, Regal.
AMC Hamilton 24 Theaters, 325 Sloan Avenue, I-295 Exit
65A, 609-890-8307. 24-screen multiplex. $7 adults; $5 matinees; $5
Destinta, Independence Plaza, 2465 South Broad Street,
Hamilton, 609-888-4500. 12-screen multiplex. $6.75 adults; $5 matinees.
Garden Theater, 160 Nassau Street, 609-683-7595. $6.50
adults; $4 matinees.
Loews, Route 1 South, New Brunswick, 732-846-9200. Stadium-seating.
$8.50; $5.25 matinees.
MarketFair-UA, Route 1 South, 609-520-8700. $7.50
adults; $4.75 matinees.
Mercer Mall General Cinemas, Route 1, 609-452-2868.
$7.25 adults; $4.75 matinees.
Montgomery Center Theater, Routes 206 and 518,
609-924-7444. $7 adults; $4.25 matinees.
Regal Cinemas Town Center Plaza, 319 Route 130 North,
East Windsor, 609-371-8473. Stadium-seating, 15 screens. $8 adults;
calling for actors to send photographs and resumes for next season’s
production of "One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest. The company seeks
union and non-union performers; especially sough is a male Native
American over six feet tall. Guest artist contract pending. Send
materials to Dan Spalluto, c/o Kelsey Theater, Mercer County College,
P.O. Box B, Trenton 08690.
Fowler Slade, has a limited number of openings for volunteer and paid
singers in all voice parts for its upcoming season. Featured composers
for 2000-’01 will include Brahms, Handel, Faure, and Vaughan Williams.
For a June audition appointment, call 609-683-5122.
($8), tours, and a free opera talk for children ages 5 and up.
Backstage tours for children are June 24, July 8, and July 15. Set
construction workshop is June 24; costume and makeup workshop is July
8; and the young people’s opera talk is June 18, at 3 p.m.
Reservations are required. Call Shari Ward, 609-279-1750, ext. 111.
April 1 to 10, 2001, invites applications from musicians at the site
that has hosted such artists as Sviatoslav Richter, Enrico Mainardi,
Julius Katchen, and Ruggiero Ricci. Volos is situated between near the
mountain Pelion and the beaches of the Pagasitic Gulf and Aegean Sea.
For information send e-mail to the festival office: firstname.lastname@example.org.
recruiting volunteer mentors in Mercer and Middlesex counties for its
Family Mentor Program. This creative program links families in need
with carefully screened, trained, and monitored volunteers in
practical "extended family" relationships. Interested parties call Pam
Senatore at 609-448-0056.
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