February At Cinema Arts Center

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Cinema Meets Culture  An Ongoing Film Series of Opera, Dance, and Concert Presentations
Sunday, February 5 at 1pm & Tuesday, February 7 at 7pm

Carmen makes a triumphant return to the theater of its birthplace, the opulent, newly renovated Opéra Comique in Paris. The new critically-heralded production is staged by the Royal Shakespeare Company’s Adrian Noble and ignited by the performances of the spectacular soprano Anna Caterina Antonacci in the title role and an all-star cast. Carmen is given a fresh perspective, distinguished by period-instrument playing byJohn Eliot Gardiner leading the Orchestre Révolutionnaire et Romantique and the use of Richard Langham Smith’s new critical edition of the score.  Children Under 12: $7.50 / Adult Public: $13 / Adult Members: $9.00 Tickets available at the Box Office, www.CinemaArtsCentre.org , or by calling 800-838-3006

Long Island Jobs with Justice presents BREAD AND ROSES
Wednesday, February 8 at 6pm
Film Followed by Panel, Discussion, and Reception
Tickets: $20 RSVP to Anita Halasz: lijwj01@gmail.com or 631-348-1170, ext 310

Bread and Roses is a powerful drama, directed by Ken Loach, about the plight of seemingly invisible office cleaners in contemporary L.A. who often earn as little as $6 a day without benefits, co-presented by Cinema Arts Centre and Long Island Jobs with Justice in conjunction with their “We Are All Immigrants” campaign.  

Out at the Movies Presented by L.I. Gay & Lesbian Film Festival www.liglff.org
Thursday, February 9 at 7:30pm

Deeply affected by the HIV/AIDS epidemic as it swept through New York in the early 1980s, Mimi Stern-Wolfe devotes her life to The Benson AIDS Series, an annual concert of works by composers who were lost to HIV/AIDS, which she performs on World AIDS Day. $9 Members / $13 Public / Includes reception. Tickets can be purchased online, www.CinemaArtsCentre.org at the box office during theatre hours or by calling Brown Paper Tickets at 1-800-838-3006

ReelAbilities: NY Disabilities Film Festival
Sunday, February 12 1pm: GIRLFRIEND
In Person:Writer/Director Justin Lerner & star Evan Sneider

Evan (Evan Sneider) is a young man with Down Syndrome living with his mother. When he unexpectedly comes into a large amount of money, Evan uses it to romantically pursue Candy, whom he has loved since high school.


This sexy, pulse-pounding romance, directed by Susan Seidelman (Desperately Seeking Susan, The Boynton Beach Club) is set in the scintillating, competitive world of wheelchair ballroom dancing 3:15pm: Reception open to ticket holders for both programs; $9 Members / $13 Public / each film, includes discussion & reception. (Double feature: $14/Members; $22/Public) Tickets can be purchased online, www.CinemaArtsCentre.org at the box office during theatre hours or by calling Brown Paper Tickets toll free at 1-800-838-3006


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