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Great Art on Screen: Maverick Modigliani Tuesday, November 9

Great Art on Screen: Maverick Modigliani

  • Location: Gorton Community Center
    400 E. Illinois Road, Lake Forest, IL 60045

Born in Livorno, Tuscany, Dedo or Modì, lived a short, tormented life, narrated here from an original point of view, that of his young common-law wife, Jeanne Hébuterne. Together with the Russian aspiring poetess Anna Achmatova, and the English journalist Beatrice Hastings were the women he painted portraits of, and whose faces, almost caryatid-like, became the very icons of his art. The action of the film unwinds through museum halls, enriched by the works of the Albertina in Vienna and the splendid exhibition dedicated to the artist at Livorno’s City Museum, as well as the National Gallery of Art in Washington and the great museums and art collections in Paris.

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The John and Nancy Hughes Theater is a proud member of NATO – the National Alliance of Theater Owners and adheres to NATO’s “CinemaSafe” campaign, a program promoting protocols and guidelines developed and supported by leading epidemiologists to support safe moviegoing. Gorton is proud to join more than 33,000 screens nationwide who have committed to implementing expert-backed, industry-specific health and safety protocols, including, but not limited to:

  • Encouraging those patrons who have not been vaccinated against COVID-19 to wear a mask while inside. Masks are of course welcome to be worn for your comfort regardless.
  • Enforcing social distancing in our theater.
  • Reducing capacity in our theater.
  • Enhancing building cleaning, and providing hand sanitizer stations.

CinemaSafe puts the health and safety of our patrons and staff at the core of our film presentations. Please don’t hesitate to reach out to Gorton’s Director of Film, Rebecca Fons (rebecca@gortoncenter.org) with any questions. We’ll see you at the movies – safely!

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