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Atkins Auditorium: The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art

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4525 Oak St.
Kansas City, MO 64111 United States
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March 2019

Hitler Versus Picasso and the Others

March 15, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm CDT
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Atkins Auditorium: The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, 4525 Oak St.
Kansas City, MO 64111 United States
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Tickets required, FREE Atkins Auditorium 2018 | NR | 96 min. Join us for an extraordinary documentary that reveals the Nazis’ complicated relationship with classical and modern art, intertwined with human stories from the most infamous period of the twentieth century.

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Hitler Versus Picasso and the Others

March 16, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm CDT
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Atkins Auditorium: The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, 4525 Oak St.
Kansas City, MO 64111 United States
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Tickets required, FREE Atkins Auditorium 2018 | NR | 96 min. Join us for an extraordinary documentary that reveals the Nazis’ complicated relationship with classical and modern art, intertwined with human stories from the most infamous period of the twentieth century.

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The Rape of Europa

March 22, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm CDT
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Atkins Auditorium: The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, 4525 Oak St.
Kansas City, MO 64111 United States
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Tickets required; FREE Atkins Auditorium 2006 | NR | 117 min. Experience a journey through seven countries telling a story of greed and warfare that threatened the artistic heritage of Europe.

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The Rape of Europa

March 23, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm CDT
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Atkins Auditorium: The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, 4525 Oak St.
Kansas City, MO 64111 United States
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Tickets required; FREE Atkins Auditorium 2006 | NR | 117 min. Experience a journey through seven countries telling a story of greed and warfare that threatened the artistic heritage of Europe.

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Woman in Gold

March 29, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm CDT
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Atkins Auditorium: The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, 4525 Oak St.
Kansas City, MO 64111 United States
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Tickets required Atkins Auditorium 2015 | PG-13 | 109 min. Based on a true story, follow one woman’s story as she fought to reclaim Gustav Klimt’s iconic painting of her aunt, Portrait of Adele Bloch-Bauer I, stolen from her relatives by the Nazis in Vienna.

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Woman in Gold

March 30, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm CDT
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Atkins Auditorium: The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, 4525 Oak St.
Kansas City, MO 64111 United States
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Tickets required Atkins Auditorium 2015 | PG-13 | 109 min. Based on a true story, follow one woman’s story as she fought to reclaim Gustav Klimt’s iconic painting of her aunt, Portrait of Adele Bloch-Bauer I, stolen from her relatives by the Nazis in Vienna.

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May 2019

Hello, Rain

May 11, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT
Atkins Auditorium: The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, 4525 Oak St.
Kansas City, MO 64111 United States
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Tickets required, FREE Atkins Auditorium Explore Afrofuturism, a common theme in Saya Woolfalk’s work, by joining us for a showing and discussion of the colorful new short film Hello, Rain, about a trio of “scientist-witches,” and the power they receive from magically-enhanced wigs.

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August 2019

A Lens toward Tibet: Bringing Tibet Home

August 10, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm CDT
Atkins Auditorium: The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, 4525 Oak St.
Kansas City, MO 64111 United States
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Tickets required; FREE Atkins Auditorium Director Tenzin Tsetan Choklay’s 2013 documentary, Bringing Tibet Home, tells the story of Tibetan artist and activist Tenzing Rigdol’s 2011 installation, Our Land, Our People. Rigdol’s work, comprised of 20,000 kilograms of Tibetan soil smuggled out of China, allowed exiled Tibetans to once again step foot on their land. Not Rated. 82 minutes. Offered in connection with the exhibition Teachers of Enlightenment: Traditions of Tibetan Buddhism.

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A Lens toward Tibet: The Last Dalai Lama?

August 17, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm CDT
Atkins Auditorium: The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, 4525 Oak St.
Kansas City, MO 64111 United States
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Tickets required, FREE Atkins Auditorium Director Mickey Lemle’s 2017 documentary, The Last Dalai Lama? explores the complex life and influence of the exiled religious leader. The film focuses on the Dalai Lama’s assertion that Tibetan Buddhist practices can be learned by anyone and be proven scientifically to help overcome afflictive emotions. Not rated. 90 minutes. Offered in connection with the exhibition Teachers of Enlightenment: Traditions of Tibetan Buddhism.

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September 2019

Rivers and Tides: Andy Goldsworthy Working with Time

September 13, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm CDT
Atkins Auditorium: The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, 4525 Oak St.
Kansas City, MO 64111 United States
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The first of two documentaries by director Thomas Riedelsheimer about Andy Goldsworthy’s celebrated projects and artistic process. 2001. 1h 32m. Unrated. The second documentary, Leaning into the Wind—Andy Goldsworthy, will be screened on Friday, September 20. Offered in connection with Andy Goldsworthy: Walking Wall.

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Leaning into the Wind – Andy Goldsworthy

September 20, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm CDT
Atkins Auditorium: The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, 4525 Oak St.
Kansas City, MO 64111 United States
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The second of two documentaries by director Thomas Riedelsheimer about Andy Goldsworthy’s celebrated projects and artistic process—filmed 16 years after his first film, Rivers and Tides: Andy Goldsworthy Working with Time. 2017. 1h 37m. Unrated. Offered in connection with Andy Goldsworthy: Walking Wall.

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Strangers in Town

September 22, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT
Atkins Auditorium: The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, 4525 Oak St.
Kansas City, MO 64111 United States
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2018 | NR | 33 min. Tickets will be available through JVS via Eventbrite soon. Join us for a film screening in collaboration with Jewish Vocational Service (JVS) to wrap up Welcoming Week, which brings together immigrants, refugees, and native born residents every September to raise awareness of the benefits of welcoming everyone. Strangers in Town tells the story of how global migration unexpectedly transformed and enriched Garden City, Kansas. It brought great challenges to the community, including demands for housing,…

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October 2019

Garry Winogrand: All Things are Photographable

October 12, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm CDT
Atkins Auditorium: The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, 4525 Oak St.
Kansas City, MO 64111 United States
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Screening and discussion of the acclaimed 2018 documentary film by Sasha Waters Freyer, which explores the influential and controversial street photographer Garry Winogrand.

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February 2020

The Mary Atkins Series // REM: A Tomas Koolhaas Film

February 13 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm CST
Atkins Auditorium: The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, 4525 Oak St.
Kansas City, MO 64111 United States
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REM: FILM SCREENING AND Q&A WITH THE DIRECTOR 6:00 PM Atkins Auditorium, The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art | 4525 Oak Street Kansas City, MO 64111 MAP Architecture is usually filmed from the outside, as an inanimate object. REM uses an unconventional approach by combining the human stories and experience of both the legendary architect, Rem Koolhaas, and the users of his architecture. The film explores Koolhaas’ life, working methods, philosophy, and internal landscape, from a never-before-seen perspective of intimacy and immediacy. See how…

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