Screen/Society--Dinner and a Movie series--"Cutie and the Boxer"
Cutie and the Boxer
(Zachary Heinzerling, 2013, 82 min, USA, in English, Color, Blu-Ray)
Nominated for Best Documentary (Features) at the 2014 Academy Awards
Once a rising star in the '70's New York art scene, 80-year-old "boxing" painter Ushio Shinohara is prepping for his latest show, hoping to reinvigorate his career. His wife and de facto assistant, Noriko, seeks her own recognition through her "Cutie" illustrations, which depict their chaotic 40-year marriage. Cutie and the Boxer captures two lives united by a dedication to art-making for a touching meditation on the eternal themes of love and sacrifice.
Program details: The museum cafe opens for dinner at 5 PM on Thursdays. Enjoy ample parking, time to cool off, cafe dinner specials and reserved seating. Cafe reservations can be made online at nasher.duke.edu or by calling 919-684-6032. The lecture hall will open for seating at 6:30 PM. The film begins at 7 PM.
Cost: Free and Open to the Public
Sponsors: Nasher Museum of Art