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Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art

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4420 Warwick Blvd.
Kansas City, MO 64111 United States
816-753-5784 https://www.kemperart.org/

April 2019

Italian Film Fest: Una Storia Senza Nomie

April 11, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm CDT
Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, 4420 Warwick Blvd.
Kansas City, MO 64111 United States
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PLOT: Valeria, the young secretary of a film producer, lives a secluded life in the same apartment building as her eccentric mother, and pens anonymous scripts for a successful screenwriter, Alessandro. One day she is approached by a mysterious man who gives her an unusual gift: the plot for her next script. But that plot turns out to be a dangerous one: the story without a name is, in fact, about the mysterious1969 theft of a famous painting by Caravaggio, The…

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Italian Film Fest: Like a Cat on a Highway

April 18, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm CDT
Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, 4420 Warwick Blvd.
Kansas City, MO 64111 United States
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PLOT: Giovanni and Monica are the most diverse people on the face of the earth. He is an intellectual, a proponent of social integration and lives in the center of Rome; she is a former supermarket cashier who deals every day with the multicultural environment of her suburban neighborhood. They would never have met if their children did not start dating. The two have a common goal: the friendship between their children, like a cat on the highway, must end!…

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Italian Film Fest: Short Film Program

April 25, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm CDT
Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, 4420 Warwick Blvd.
Kansas City, MO 64111 United States
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Seven recent short films will be presented in one short film program lasting approximately 82 minutes. Each short is preceded by a director video. The audience will vote on their favorite short. Shorts: Filmesque (2:45 minutes):  In a colorful future, two historical protagonists of world cinema travel through a “filmesque” journey in front of a circus tent. Magic Alps (15 minutes):  An Afghani refugee arrives in Italy with his goat and seeks asylum for both. Happy Hour (13 minutes):  Behind a meeting between…

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May 2019

Italian Film Fest: Let Me Introduce You To Sofia

May 2, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm CDT
Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, 4420 Warwick Blvd.
Kansas City, MO 64111 United States
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PLOT: Gabriele, a former rock band guitarist, is now the owner of a music store and the divorced father of 10 year-old Sofia. He is such a doting father that when his friends fix him up on dates, all he talks about is his daughter. One day, he has a chance meeting with a former friend, the very attractive and successful photographer Mara. During their first date, Mara reveals to Gabriele that she can’t stand being around children.  In the…

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