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Jeremy Deller and Cecilia Bengolea
Bom Bom’s Dream
July 1–July 31
The Box
A collaboration between multimedia artist Jeremy Deller and Argentinian performance artist Cecilia Bengolea, Bom Bom’s Dream follows its titular character—a children’s book illustrator in Japan who, for part of the year, lives as a professional dancer in Jamaica.
Leadbelly
July 6
Film/Video Theater
Set in the segregated South of the early 1900s, Leadbelly depicts the good and bad times in the life of legendary blues and folk musician Huddie “Lead Belly” Ledbetter, who found in his music a way to overcome a troubled childhood and regular run-ins with the law. Starring Roger Mosley.
Reflections in a Golden Eye
July 7
Film/Video Theater
Directed by John Huston (The Maltese Falcon) and based on the novel by Carson McCullers, Reflections in a Golden Eye exposes the sexual repression and obsessions among married couples on a southern military base, including an army major (Marlon Brando) and his frustrated wife (...
The Sugarland Express
July 8
Film/Video Theater
Steven Spielberg’s first theatrical feature stars Goldie Hawn as a mother who busts her husband (William Atherton) out of a Texas jail so they can retrieve their son before he’s placed in foster care.
The Day the Earth Stood Still
July 11
Film/Video Theater
The Day the Earth Stood Still remains one of the definitive American sci-fi classics for its mix of alien invasions and cultural commentary.