Tag Archives: Film – Note

‘Solar Superstorms’ at Appold Planetarium

Narrated by Benedict Cumberbatch, Solar Superstorms returns this year to the Appold Planetarium to depict storms on the sun’s surface. The show’s fiery display is full of color and explosive visuals, a high-intensity education about what goes on inside the source of life for our planet, sure to be thrilling for kids and adults alike.

UT Screens Jean-Luc Godard’s “Masculin Fèminin”

A window into the politics and pop culture of the day, Jean-Luc Godard’s Masculin Fèminin (1966) is the story of the budding romance of Paul and Madeleine. He’s an aspiring writer; she’s a newly successful pop singer. Though they see the world through very different lenses, the two of them unite, often in tumultuous ways.

Welcome to the family

The Toledo Museum of Art Families on Film series presents Monsoon Wedding (2001). The melodramatic and comedic film observes the mixing of cultures when an upper-middle-class Indian family prepares for their only daughter’s arranged marriage. Although problems occur and the planning is nothing short of stressful, the celebration turns out perfectly as the two families

A tale of togetherness

The need for a bone marrow transplant for the Vuillard family matriarch brings them all together just in time for the holidays in A Christmas Tale (2008). Things sometimes get out of hand with this family, so the seriousness of the situation is often lifted with well-timed comic relief. The film explores the problems of

Meet the Woodmans

The Toledo Museum’s Art House Film Series screens the 2010 documentary The Woodmans, a fascinating account of a family of artists who live for their craft. The most well-known of the Woodmans, photographer Francesca, was surrounded by art— her mother was a ceramist and her father a painter. The film highlights her journey and a