Special Events



Rochester Premiere with Filmmaker Peter Bo Rappmund

Thursday, April 9, 2015 at 8:00 p.m. in the Dryden Theatre.

A discussion with director Peter Bo Rappmund will follow the Rochester premiere screening of his new film Topophilia (2015),



Dinner & A Movie: Barbarella (1968)

Friday, April 17, 2015 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. in the Café & Store.

Enjoy a seated dinner in the café before the screening of Barbarella (Roger Vadim, 1968). Reservations required: (585) 271-3361 ext. 223. Limited space available.le.



Family Day: Playing with History (Free to Members)

Sunday, April 19, 2015 from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. in the Potter Peristyle.

Join artist David Levinthal at this activity day for people of all ages.



William Wellman Jr. introduces A Star Is Born

Thursday, April 30, 2015 at 8:00 p.m. at George Eastman House.

A Star Is Born

Nitrate Picture Show Film Festival Preview Event: Screening of A Star Is Born (1937) will be introduced by William Wellman Jr., author of Wild Bill Wellman: Hollywood Rebel, a brand new and highly researched biography of the legendary Hollywood director known in his day as “Wild Bill.” Discussion will follow.



The Nitrate Picture Show Film Festival

May 1, 2015 through May 3, 2015 at George Eastman House.

A Star Is Born

The World's First Festival of Film Conservation. The Nitrate Picture Show will present the rare opportunity to see vintage 35mm nitrate prints from the collection of George Eastman House and other international archives.



Michael Douglas to receive George Eastman Award

Thursday, May 14, 2015 at 8:00 p.m. at George Eastman House.

Michael Douglas

George Eastman House will honor Academy Award winner Michael Douglas with the George Eastman Award, the museum’s highest honor in motion pictures. The award recognizes Douglas’s distinguished contribution to the art of film.

Museum member advance ticket sales: March 25 at 10 a.m. (Not a member? Join now!)
Public ticket sales: April 1 at 10 a.m.



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