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Becoming Anderson

Ruth Sokolof Saturdays | MAY 6 - JUN 3 | 10am to 1pm

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Please purchase a single ticket for all five weeks!

Welcome to the world of Wes Anderson!

Admired as a modern auteur, Wes Anderson’s signature style is something to be seen… and discussed. What exactly is Wes Anderson’s filmmaking style? Is Wes Anderson truly a twee anomaly or does he owe a lot of his signature cinematic charm to great filmmakers that came before him? What, if anything, does Wes Anderson do poorly?

Join Education Manager, Paul Sanchez in a five-week course that is designed to lead students through Wes Anderson’s career and selected cinematic inspirations. Each week in class students will watch a film from the syllabus and engage in a facilitated discussion. Complementary snacks provided.

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Bottle Rocket

In Wes Anderson's first feature film, Anthony (Luke Wilson) has just been released from a mental hospital, only to find his wacky friend Dignan (Owen C. Wilson) determined to begin an outrageous crime spree. After recruiting their neighbor, Bob (Robert Musgrave), the team embarks on a road trip in search of Dignan's previous boss, Mr. Henry (James Caan). But the more they learn, the more they realize that they do not know the first thing about crime.

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    Moonrise Kingdom

    Twelve-year-olds Sam (Jared Gilman) and Suzy (Kara Hayward) have fallen in love and decide to run away. But a violent storm is approaching the island, forcing a group of quirky adults (Bruce Willis, Edward Norton, Bill Murray) to mobilize a search party and find the youths before calamity strikes.

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    The Darjeeling Limited

    Estranged brothers Francis (Owen Wilson), Peter (Adrien Brody) and Jack (Jason Schwartzman) reunite for a train trip across India. The siblings have not spoken in over a year, ever since their father passed away. Francis is recovering from a motorcycle accident, Peter cannot cope with his wife's pregnancy, and Jack cannot get over his ex-lover. The brothers fall into old patterns of behavior as Francis reveals the real reason for the reunion: to visit their mother in a Himalayan convent.


    A Woman Is a Woman

    Longing for a baby, a stripper (Anna Karina) pursues another man (Jean-Paul Belmondo) in order to make her boyfriend (Jean-Claude Brialy) jealous.

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    Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?

    History professor George (Richard Burton) and his boozy wife, Martha (Elizabeth Taylor), return late one Saturday night from a cocktail party at the home of the college president, Martha's father. Martha announces that she invited another couple, newly appointed instructor Nick (George Segal) and his timid wife, Honey (Sandy Dennis), over for a nightcap. When the younger couple arrive, the night erupts into a no-holds-barred torrent of marital angst and verbal tirades.

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