• August 10 (Saturday) 12:00
  • The Cinematheque’s 2024 Open House

    Admission by Donation

    This summer noir season, we invite audiences to go behind the scenes at The Cinematheque during our Open House! Take a tour of the projection booth, try your hand at projecting 8mm film, learn about our film archive, and join our Learning & Outreach team for a kid-friendly green-screen activity. Finally, grab a free popcorn before settling in for a noir-themed Deep Focus” lecture and screening at 2:00 pm.

    Deep Focus” is an interactive lecture series hosted by Learning & Outreach at The Cinematheque. L&O Director Chelsea Birks will be your guide through the seedy underbelly of film noir, introducing Anthony Mann’s T‑Men with a thirty-minute presentation on the history, cultural influences, and aesthetic markers of Hollywood’s most cynical film cycle.

    Tickets to the 2:00 pm screening will be available on a first-come, first-served basis starting at 12:00 pm. Admission is by suggested minimum donation of $10.