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Princeton Garden Theater

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160 Nassau St
Princeton, NJ 08542 United States

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October 2019

Film and Discussion: “Mary Shelley”

Monday, October 7, 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Princeton Garden Theater, 160 Nassau St
Princeton, NJ 08542 United States

Following a screening of the 2017 romantic period drama about Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley's first love and relationship with the poet Percy Shelley, Princeton University Professor of English Susan Wolfson shares her perspective on the film and her knowledge of the writer. Wolfson is co-editor of the award-winning "The Annotated Frankenstein." A Q&A will follow. "Mary Shelley" is being presented as a companion film to Lookingglass Theatre Company's production of "Mary Shelley's Frankenstein" at McCarter Theatre Center Oct. 15 to Nov. 13.…

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November 2019

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Princeton International Cinema Series: “Birds of Passage”

Thursday, November 7, 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Princeton Garden Theater, 160 Nassau St
Princeton, NJ 08542 United States

The film chronicles the origins of the Colombian drug trade, as seen through eyes of an indigenous Wayuu family that becomes involved in the booming business of selling marijuana to American youth in the 1970s. When greed, passion and honor collide, a fratricidal war breaks out and puts their lives, culture and ancestral traditions at stake. 2 hours, 2 minutes. The Princeton International Cinema series is a collaboration of the library, the International Employees Group at Princeton University, the Davis…

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December 2019

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Princeton International Cinema Series: “Buñuel in the Labyrinth of Turtles”

Thursday, December 5, 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Princeton Garden Theater, 160 Nassau St
Princeton, NJ 08542 United States

Paris, 1930. The infamous surrealist filmmaker Luis Buñuel is left penniless after the scandalous release of L'Age d'Or leads to a falling out with collaborator Salvador Dalí. On a whim, Buñuel's good friend, sculptor Ramón Acín, buys a lottery ticket and promises to devote his winnings to fund Buñuel's next film. Incredibly, Ramón wins the jackpot, sending the two friends to the remote mountains of their native Spain to film the documentary Las Hurdes: Land Without Bread. Driven by mad…

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