An Evening With Don Hertzfeldt
The Oscar-nominated animator comes to town to talk about his hilarious shorts and show off his latest work, It's Such a Beautiful Day, the final part of his Bill Trilogy. The Cinematheque will also show the first two chapters, along with some of Hertzfeldt's other short films. It all starts at 7:30 p.m. Friday, February 24. — Michael Gallucci
The Best of the Ottawa International Animation Festival 2011
Nine shorts from the most recent Ottawa International Animation Festival. Duh. Cleveland Museum of Art's Morley Lecture Hall. At 7 p.m. Friday, February 24, and 1:30 p.m. Sunday, February 26.
Force of Nature
Documentary about environmentalist David Suzuki. Cinematheque. At 7:05 p.m. Saturday, February 25, and 4:40 p.m. Sunday, February 26.
The Gold Rush
The Cinematheque's Artists of the Silent Screen series wraps up with Charlie Chaplin's 1925 classic about gold prospectors in the Yukon. The Little Tramp eats a shoe. Cinematheque. At 5:15 p.m. Saturday, February 25, and 2:50 p.m. Sunday, February 26.
How Much Does Your Building Weigh, Mr. Foster?
Documentary about architect Norman Foster. Cleveland Museum of Art's Morley Lecture Hall. At 7 p.m. Wednesday, February 29.
The Sunday Brunch and Movie series continues with the greatest giant-monster movie ever made. Be sure to grab a banana. Capitol Theatre. 10 a.m. Sunday,
William Shatner and the guy who did the voice of HAL in 2001 are part of this 1957 adaptation of Sophocles' play about a dude with mommy issues. Cinematheque. At 6:45 p.m. Thursday, February 23, and 1 p.m. Sunday, February 26.
Director Takeshi Kitano's latest gangland bloodbath has to do with nasty drug traffickers. Cinematheque. At 8:35 p.m. Thursday, February 23, and 9 p.m. Saturday, February 25.
London's National Theatre hits the big screen in this HD production of Nicholas Wright's play about European immigrants during the golden age of Hollywood. Cedar Lee Theatre. 7 p.m. Wednesday, February 29.