Cinema

PLEASE NOTE: The Museum and Speed Cinema will be closed to the public until further notice due to rising concerns for public health. LEARN MORE

Part of the expansion of the new Speed Art Museum, and one of the newest attractions, is the 138-seat Cinema, equipped with state-of-the-art technology, including 16mm, 35mm and DCI-compliant 4K digital projection systems. A diverse mix of American independent and international films will be screened twice daily, Friday through Sunday, with event rental and high-end video conferencing also available. Dean Otto, from the Walker Art Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota, currently serves as the Curator of Film. To learn more about Dean and the Speed Cinema, read the full press release here.

For a list of recommended resources on the art of cinema, click here. 

Audio-boosting devices available at screenings upon request.

Photo by Rafael Gamo.

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Speed Streaming: Kanopy Part One

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Enjoy recommendations from Curator of Film, Dean Otto.

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Speed Streaming: Kanopy Part Two

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Enjoy recommendations from Curator of Film, Dean Otto and Projectionist Brian Denny.

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Speed Streaming: Kanopy Part Three

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Enjoy recommendations from Curator of Film, Dean Otto.

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The State of Cinema: Film Festivals Embrace New Platforms

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Curator of Film Dean Otto shares his thoughts on the changing film festival landscape in the wake of COVID-19. 

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Speed Streaming: Broadening the Reach

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Curator of Film, Dean Otto, recommends streaming performances and experimental films to enjoy from home!

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Speed Streaming: For the Weekend 3.27.2020

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Enjoy recommendations from Curator of Film, Dean Otto.

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Speed Streaming: Old Favorites and New Offerings

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Enjoy recommendations from Curator of Film, Dean Otto.

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The State of Cinema: Missing the Full Frame Film Festival

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Curator of Film Dean Otto reflects on the cancellation of the Full Frame Film Festival in Durham, NC.

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Speed Streaming: The Creative Process on Kanopy

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Enjoy recommendations from Curator of Film, Dean Otto that explore the art of the creative process.

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Speed Streaming: Recommendations from Intern Madelyn Carey

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Enjoy recommendations from Cinema intern Madelyn Carey as well as some exhibition-related films from Dean Otto.

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