Free Talks

Our free Amphitheater talks return for the new year with filmmakers and actors including Stephen Frears, Steve Coogan, Matthew McConaughey, Elaine Stritch, and Elijah Wood, plus panel discussions about transmedia and television.

All events are free and open to the public. Complimentary tickets will be distributed at the Elinor Bunin Munroe Film Center box office starting one hour prior to each event. Limit: One ticket per person. Please note that while tickets will not be distributed until one hour prior to each event, the line may form in advance of this time.

Coming Soon

Laugh Track: The Evolution of the Sitcom

Laugh Track: The Evolution of the Sitcom

| 60 mins

Free and open to the public!

The sitcom is defined by its episodes. Each one is a self-enclosed world. Saul Austerlitz, author of Sitcom: A History in 24 Episodes from I Love Lucy to Community and New Yorker television critic Emily Nussbaum will screen two classic sitcom episodes from The Mary Tyler Moore Show and Sex and the City and lead a discussion about the sitcom’s past and present.

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Monday, March 31

6:30pm

Past Films

Free Talks: Azazel Jacobs (Doll & Em)

Free Talks: Azazel Jacobs (Doll & Em)

| 60 mins

Filmmaker Azazel Jacobs will join us to screen and discuss three episodes of the HBO comedy Doll & Em, starring Emily Mortimer and Dolly Wells.

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Tuesday, March 18

7:00pm
Convergence: The Art of Advertising

Convergence: The Art of Advertising

| 90 mins

Free and open to the public!

Join our panel of creators and marketing pros to discuss the art and craft of making content that accomplishes the twin goals of promoting a brand’s message and creating experiences that appeal to modern consumers.

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Thursday, February 27

7:30pm
Free Talks: Elijah Wood (Grand Piano)

Free Talks: Elijah Wood (Grand Piano)

| 60 mins

Free and open to the public!

Now in his early 30s, Elijah Wood is one of few actors to have already appeared in a role (Frodo in Peter Jackson's Lord of the Rings trilogy) that will live on well beyond his time as an actor. Wood and director Eugenio Mira will be on hand to discuss their new thriller Grand Piano, opening in theaters next month.

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Wednesday, February 26

6:30pm
Free Talks: Matthew McConaughey (Dallas Buyers Club)

Free Talks: Matthew McConaughey (Dallas Buyers Club)

| 60 mins

Free and open to the public!

Matthew McConaughey will be on hand to discuss Dallas Buyers Club, which is nominated for six Academy Awards including Best Picture and Best Actor (for McConaughey).

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Friday, February 21

5:30pm
Free Talks: Stephen Frears & Steve Coogan (Philomena)

Free Talks: Stephen Frears & Steve Coogan (Philomena)

| 60 mins

Free and open to the public!

Director Stephen Frears and co-writer/co-star Steve Coogan will be on hand to discuss their four-time Academy Award-nominated film, which stars Judi Dench.

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Tuesday, February 11

7:00pm
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