Effective April 8, there will be no capacity limits in the Speed Cinema and masks will be recommended but not required for guests. Proof of vaccination or a negative COVID test within 72 hours will still be required. For more information about safety precautions within the Museum, visit our Know Before You Go page.
Support for Speed Cinema comes from Kentucky Select Properties
Dean Otto currently serves as the Curator of Film. To learn more about Dean and the Speed Cinema, read the full press release here. Photo by Rafael Gamo.
June 24, 25, & 26
This new documentary is a spirited celebration of 82-year-old Lena Mae Perry and her legendary North Carolina gospel group The Branchettes. The film documents The Branchettes as they record their first, fully live album.
June 17, 18, & 19
From the extraordinary mind of Cannes Film Festival Palme D’or-winning director Apichatpong Weerasethakul, and starring Academy Award winner Tilda Swinton, comes a bewitching drama about a Scottish woman, who, after, hearing a loud band at daybreak, begins experiencing a mysterious sensory syndrome while traversing the jungles of Colombia.
June 10, 11, & 12
One of Francis Ford Coppola’s most celebrated works from the early 1970s, The Conversation is receiving a revival release with a new 35mm print.
June 4 & 5
Without Camille Pissarro, there is no Impressionist movement. He is rightfully known as the father of Impressionism. It was a dramatic path that Pissarro followed, and throughout it all he wrote extensively to his family. It is through these intimate and revealing letters that this gripping film reveals Pissarro’s life and work.
June 3 & 4
The unlikely story of design visionary Bruce Mau and his ever-optimistic push for massive change. From creating Coca Cola’s global sustainability platform to rethinking a 1000-year plan for Mecca, Mau has expanded the definition of design over the course of his career.
May 28 & 29
The kung fu crusaders known as Thief Catcher (Maggie Cheung), Invisible Woman (Michelle Yeoh), and Wonder Woman (Anita Mui) return in this gritty, postapocalyptic sequel to the blockbuster Hong Kong action hit The Heroic Trio.
May 27 & 28
The supernova star power of Hong Kong cinema icons Michelle Yeoh, Maggie Cheung, and Anita Mui propels this gloriously unrestrained action extravaganza from genre maestro Johnnie To, which injects its martial-arts mayhem with a blast of comic-book lunacy.
This episode from the nine-part PBS series focuses on the historical and contemporary roles of quilts as an avenue of personal express, a sly medium of social and political opinion, and a building block of financial security.