Upcoming Films

New Mexico Committee of the National Museum of the Women in the Arts presents: Dorothea Lange: Grab A Hunk of Lightning

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Featuring a Q & A with Dyanna Taylor
Writer, producer, director, and granddaughter of Dorothea Lange

Hors d'Oeuvres Reception and Film $35, Students $10

New Mexico Women in the Arts is proud to present GRAB A HUNK OF LIGHTNING about Dorothea Lange, a documentary photographer who worked for the Farm Security Administration (FSA) during the Great Depression. Her most recognizable image is “Migrant Mother.”  We are excited to present this award winning film produced and directed by her granddaughter, Dyanna Taylor, who will join us that evening.  This is a fundraiser for our scholarship fund.  Please contact the CCA online or by phone (505) 982-1338 to order tickets.

Friday, June 30th, 6:30p


The Exception


The superb English stage director David Leveaux keeps the pacing taut while creating space for his actors to work their magic.” –New York Magazine

This riveting World War II thriller, filled with espionage and romance, follows Brandt, a German soldier (Jai Courtney) on a mission to investigate exiled German Monarch Kaiser Wilhelm II (Christopher Plummer), living in a secluded mansion in the Netherlands. Brandt is drawn into a relationship with one of the Kaiser’s maids, who is harboring a dark secret. Soon, there is a showdown, as the Nazis arrived. (U.K., 107m, 2016)

Starts June 30


The Hero


A bittersweet celebration of life, with laughs and tears in equal measure.” –Film Stage

In Brett Haley’s comedy, an aging, golden-voiced Western icon Sam Elliott), with his best performances are decades behind him, spends his days reliving old glories and smoking too much weed with his former-co-star-turned-dealer (Nick Offerman). A surprise diagnosis brings his priorities into sharp focus, and he strikes up a relationship with a stand-up comic (Laura Prepon), attempts to reconnect with his estranged daughter(Krysten Ritter) and looks for one final role. (U.S., 2017, 93m, The Orchard)

Starts June 30


Auteurs 2017: Seven Beauties


**** … absorbing and mysterious … the ultimate black comedy.” –Roger Ebert

Nominated for four Academy Awards® including Best Director, Lina Wertmüller’s classic starts during World War II, with Giancarlo Giannini playing a petty thief who confesses his crimes to a fellow army deserter, beginning a series of darkly funny, violent, amoral flashbacks. When he is captured by the Nazis, he must find new ways to survive in (Italy, 1975, 115m)

1p, July 1 - 2


Hearing Is Believing


We hope you seek out Rachel Flower’s inspirational story … A music and composition prodigy, Flower and a 23-year-old blind superhuman who’s been playing Bach by ear since she was about two. Mind, be ready to be blown” –Harper’s Bazaar

Lorenzo DeStefano’s acclaimed documentary follows Rachel Flowers, a young musician and composer who is developing a cult following, despite significant physical challenges. Lorenzo will be in person for these special screenings. (U.S., 2017, 104m)

1p Saturday-Sunday, July 1-July 2