Before modern cinema, the term motion picture referred to tossing children’s artwork out the window. Hold on to your finger paintings with this Groupon.
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- $20 for two adult tickets to a pre-release screening of Marina Abramovic: The Artist is Present on Friday, May 11, at 7 p.m., plus a wine reception with food from Pasta Beach at 6 p.m. and a post-film Q&A with producer Marcus Ricci (a $40 value)<p>
Examining the four-decade career of performance artist Marina Abramovic, this documentary covers her preparation for a lifetime exhibit at the Museum of Modern Art in New York City.<p>
- $15 for two adult and two child tickets to A Cat in Paris on Saturday, May 12, at 1 p.m. (a $30 value)<p>
This fluid, gorgeous animated feature follows the double life of Dino the cat, a mute girl’s playmate by day and partner-in-crime to a cat burglar by night.<p>
- $10 for two adult tickets to a pre-release screening of Quill: The Life of a Guide Dog on Saturday, May 12, at 4 p.m., plus a post-film Q&A (a $20 value)<p>
This dramatic true story explores the bond that develops between a labrador retriever seeing-eye dog and his initially reticent owner.<p>
- $20 for two adult tickets to a pre-release screening of Under African Skies (Paul Simon’s Graceland Journey) on Saturday, May 12, at 7:30 p.m., plus a wine reception with food from Pasta Beach at 6:30 p.m. and a post-film Q&A (a $40 value)<p>
Paul Simon returns to an apartheid-free South Africa to meet with the artists who collaborated with him on the album Graceland, and examine the effect his music had on their culture.<p>
A non-profit film series, newportFILM sparks cinematic discourse in the Rhode Island community with independent programming. The organization aims to invigorate the filmmaking and film-loving communities with a festival spirit year-round, hosting themed mini-festivals on topics such as animals or the environment. Films travel to a variety of theme-appropriate venues, from summer showings under the stars to atmosphere-heavy historic theaters renovated to include high-tech A/V equipment but retain their old-fashioned scratch-and-sniff popcorn-scented seats.
Jane Pickens Theater
49 Touro St.
Newport, Rhode Island 02840Get Directions