Celebrate The Powerful Influence of Place in This Years Award Winning Film Series at Billings Farm & Museum
Feb 02, 2016 03:13PM
● By Kirsten Gehlbach
February 20 at 3pm and 5pm: Russian Ark (Russia, 2002, 99 min., NR) Cannes Film Festival: Palme d’Or nomination, plus an additional 11 wins and 10 nominations. A 19th century French aristocrat, notorious for his scathing memoirs about life in Russia, travels through the Russian State Hermitage Museum and encounters historical figures from the last 200+ years; this film features 2000 actors.
March 5 at 3pm and 5pm: Tangerines (Estonia, 2013, 87 min., some subtitles.) Academy Awards: Best Foreign Language Film nomination, plus an additional 11 wins and six nominations. Humanity is the theme of this Oscar-nominated drama in which an elderly Estonian man opens his home and his heart to two rival “children of death”—a Chechen mercenary and a Georgian soldier.
March 19 at 3pm and 5pm: Antarctica: A Year on Ice (New Zealand, 2013, 91 min., PG.) Calgary International Film Festival: Best International Documentary and People’s Choice Award, plus an additional 18 wins and two nominations. A visually stunning chronicle of what it is like to live in Antarctica for a full year including winter, isolated from the rest of the world and enduring months of darkness in the coldest place on Earth.
March 26 at 5pm: Keep on Keepin’ On (US, 2014, 84 min., R.) Tribeca Film Festival: Audience Award and Best New Documentary Director, plus an additional five wins and seven nominations. A documentary that follows jazz legend Clark Terry for four years to document the mentorship between Terry and 23-year-old blind piano prodigy Justin Kauflin as the young man prepares to compete in an elite, international competition.
Tickets: (802) 457-2355
Billings Farm & Museum Members:
Adults: 16 & up: $98 for 15-film package or $9 per film
Children: 3–15: $5 per film
Adults: 16 & up: $132 for 15-film package or $11 per film
Children: 3–15: $6 per film
Tickets may be purchased as a 15-film package or individually and are available by advance purchase or at the door, if seating permits.
February 20 at 3pm and 5pm: Russian Ark March 5 at 3pm and 5pm: Tangerines March 19 at 3pm and 5pm: Antarctica: A Year on Ice March 26 at 5pm: Keep on Keepin’ On Read More »