Rubin Museum of Art

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Cabaret Cinema

Cabaret Cinema: Where Movies and Martinis Mix

World cinema explores themes featured in the museum's galleries. Each film is introduced by a notable guest to provide context. Sign up for e-notices about upcoming series: Join our e-news list.

Fridays at 9:30 p.m. (unless otherwise noted)

Free ticket with a $10 K2 minimum.  Spend a minimum $10 at the café or shop, or give a museum donation of $10 or more at the front desk.  Present your receipt to gain a cinema ticket.  Tickets are available after 8 p.m. from the Cabaret Cinema Will Call table between the bar and the shop.

Members may reserve Cabaret Cinema tickets in advance by calling 212.620.5000 x344 Tickets will be held no later than 9:30 PM. Members at the Sustaining Level and above may reserve tickets and cabaret tables in advance.


“Movie Medicine": A Film Series about the Healing Factor in Cinema

April 11 – August 29, 2014

Part of Bodies in Balance: The Art of Tibetan Medicine exhibition.

Red Beard

Friday April 25, 2014 @ 9:30 PM

1965, Japan, Akira Kurosawa, 185 min. Starring Toshirô Mifune, Yuzo Kayama, Kamatari Fujiwara.

Introduced by artist Vera Lutter.

Free ticket with a $10 K2 minimum Learn More

Les Maudits (The Damned)

Friday May 2, 2014 @ 9:30 PM

1947, France, René Clément, 105 min. Starring Marcel Dalio, Henri Vidal, and Florence Marly. 

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Tales from the Gimli Hospital

Friday May 9, 2014 @ 9:30 PM

1988, Canada, Guy Maddin, 72 min. Starring Kyle McCulloch, Michael Gottli, Angela Heck.

Free ticket with a $10 K2 minimum Learn More

Sunday Bloody Sunday

Friday May 16, 2014 @ 9:30 PM

1971, UK, John Schlesinger, 110 min. Starring Glenda Jackson, Peter Finch, and Murray Head.

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Death in Venice

Friday May 23, 2014 @ 7:00 PM

1971, Italy, Luchino Visconti, 130 min. Starring Dirk Bogarde and Björn Andrésen.

Introduced by designer Michael Bastian

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The Little Foxes

Friday May 30, 2014 @ 9:30 PM

1941, USA, William Wyler, 115 min. Starring Bette Davis, Herbert Marshall, and Teresa Wright.

Free ticket with a $10 K2 minimum | Learn More

Gray's Anatomy

Friday June 6, 2014 @ 9:30 PM

1996, USA/UK, Steven Soderbergh, 80 min. Starring Spalding Gray.

Introduced by writer Nathaniel Rich. 

Free ticket with $10 K2 minimum | Learn More

Tokyo Story

Friday June 13, 2014 @ 9:30 PM

1953, Japan, Yasujiro Ozu, 136 min. Starring Chishu Ryu and Setsuko Hara. 

Introduced by novelist John Burnham Schwartz.

Free ticket with $10 K2 minimum  | Learn More

Crimes and Misdemeanors

Friday August 29, 2014 @ 9:30 PM

1989, USA, Woody Allen, 104 min. Starring Woody Allen, Martin Landau, and Mia Farrow.

Introduced by Patrick McGrath. 

Free ticket with a $10 K2 minimum | Learn More