Starting October 29, the Cinema Art Theater of the Rehoboth Beach Film Society will present âBecoming Cousteau,â a documentary that examines the life and legacy of a famous pioneer and adventurer of the ocean.
For more than four decades, Jacques-Yves Cousteau and his underwater explorations have become synonymous with a love of science and nature. By learning to protect the environment, he brought the whole world with him, sounding the alarm over 50 years ago about warming seas and the vulnerability of the planet.
In National Geographic Documentary Films’ “Becoming Cousteau,” two-time Oscar nominee filmmaker Liz Garbus takes an inside look at Cousteau, his iconic films and inventions, and the experiences that made him perhaps the environment the most unique and famous of the 20th century. voice – and the man who inspired generations to protect the Earth. The 2021 US-made film is 93 minutes long and rated PG-13.
Screening hours are 3:30 p.m. on Friday, October 29, 6:30 p.m. on Saturday, October 30, 3:45 p.m. Sunday, October 31, 3:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, November 3, and 3:30 p.m. on Thursday, November 4. Admission costs $ 8 for RBFS members or $ 11 for non-members. Customers are encouraged to purchase their entry online at rehobothfilm.com. If seats are available, admission can be purchased at the theater from 30 minutes before each screening.
“Only animals” will be broadcast from October 29
Starting October 29, the Cinema Art Theater will present âOnly the Animals,â a mysterious drama told from the perspectives of five main characters.
âFollowing the disappearance of glamorous housewife Evelyne Ducat (Valeria Bruni Tedeschi), the lives of five people inextricably linked to her come together with devastating effect as local police investigate the case. Elegantly structured and darkly funny, this daring thriller reveals the secret bonds of a lonely farmer, an unfaithful husband and wife, a loving waitress and an African crook to expose a world of greed, lust, betrayal, despair and murder spanning the wintery French highlands to the sunny streets of Sierra Leone.
“With an exceptional cast, including an astonishing performance by Denis MÃ©nochet (” Inglorious Basterds “),” Only the Animals “finds director Dominik Moll at the height of his directorial powers as he masterfully exposes the secret connections that lie at the heart of this mystery. “
The film, winner of the Best International Film at the 2021 Munich Film Festival, was shot in 2019 in France and lasts 116 minutes. It is not rated and is in French with English subtitles.
Screening hours are 5:30 p.m. on Friday, October 29, 2 p.m. on Sunday, October 31, 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, November 2, 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, November 3 and 2:30 p.m. on Thursday, November 4.
Screening of the Metropolitan Opera’s “Fire Shut Up in My Bones”
The Metropolitan Opera: The live HD broadcast of Terence Blanchard’s âFire Shut Up in My Bonesâ will air on Monday November 1 (sold out) and Tuesday November 2 at 6 pm at the Cinema Art Theater. The screening is a recorded presentation that was filmed live.
Yannick NÃ©zet-SÃ©guin directs Grammy Award-winning jazz musician and composer Terence Blanchard’s adaptation of Charles M. Blow’s memoir to a libretto by filmmaker Kasi Lemmons (âEve’s Bayouâ and âHarrietâ) . The opera tells the story of a young man’s journey to overcome a life of trauma and hardship. James Robinson and Camille A. Brown are co-directing this new production. Brown, who is also the production’s choreographer, becomes the first black director to create a Met production on the main stage. Baritone Will Liverman plays Charles, alongside sopranos Angel Blue in Destiny / Loneliness / Greta and Latonia Moore in Billie.
The opera is sung in English and lasts approximately 3 hours and 15 minutes, with two intermissions. In addition to the opera performance, the Live in HD series features stars of the Opera Met performing live interviews with actors and / or various members of the production crew while showing behind the scenes of the work.
(Note: “Fire Shut Up in My Bones” covers adult themes and contains adult language.)
Admission to The Met: Live HD broadcasts costs $ 25 for adults; $ 22 for RBFS members, Met members, and those 65 or older; or $ 15 for students (with ID) and children (12 or under).