Film – Michaelango – Love and Death
Friday, February 16th, 2018 at 2:30 pm and 7:30 pm Orringer Auditorium CCCC New Bern Campus
The spectacular sculptures and paintings of Michelangelo seem so familiar to us, but what do we really know about this Renaissance genius? Who was this ambitious and passionate man?
Spanning his 89 years, Michelangelo – Love and Death, takes a cinematic journey from the print and drawing rooms of Europe, through the great chapels and museums of Florence, Rome and the Vatican to explore the tempestuous life of Michelangelo. We go in search of a greater understanding of this most charismatic figure, his relationship with his contemporaries and his valuable artistic legacy. Through expert commentary and Michelangelo’s own words, this film takes a fresh look at an enigmatic man whose life is celebrated in every mark and every stroke he made.
A giant artistic force and universally loved, discover why Michelangelo is without a doubt one of the greatest artists of the Renaissance – and perhaps of all time.
Friday, March 2, 2018 two showings: 2:30 pm and 7:30 pm
Orringer Auditorium CCCC New Bern Campus
In 1986, five-year-old Saroo becomes trapped on a decommissioned passenger train that takes him thousands of miles across India, away from a poor home and loving family. He must learn to survive alone in Calcutta; unable to identify himself or his family. Ultimately, he is adopted by a privileged and loving Australian couple and raised in Tasmania. Twenty-five years later, armed with only a handful of memories, his unwavering determination and a revolutionary technology known as Google Earth, he sets out to find his lost family and finally return to his first home. Based on a true story, Saroo struggles between two families and two worlds as he searches for where he truly belongs