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February Film Month Institute of Contemporary Art
25 Harbor Shore Drive
Boston, MA
February 25-28, 2018
Recurring daily
Price: Free with Museum Admission
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Sundance Film Festival Shorts
Thu, Feb 8 | 7 PM
Sat, Feb 10 | 1 + 3 PM
Sun, Feb 11 | 3 PM
With fiction, documentary, and animation from around the world, this 95-minute program offers a taste of the influential Sundance Film Festival, from comedy to contemplative reflections of the world we live in. 
 
 
Month of Sundays 
Each Sunday this February, the ICA will screen a feature-length documentary showcasing the life and work of an artist whose work lies on the periphery of the often-insular “art world.”

FREE with museum admission; First come, first served; tickets available at the box office one hour prior to screening time
 
 
An Art That Nature Makes: The Work of Rosamond Purcell
Sun, Feb 4 | 1 PM
An Art That Nature Makes details Purcell’s fascination with the natural world, offering insight into her unique way of recontextualizing objects both ordinary and strange into sometimes disturbing but always breathtaking imagery.
Rosamond Purcell will be in attendance and take questions after the screening.
 
 
David Lynch: The Art Life
Sun, Feb 11 | 1 PM
David Lynch: The Art Life looks at Lynch’s art, music, and early films, shining a light into the dark corners of his unique world. We’re invited in and given private views from Lynch’s compound and painting studio in the hills high above Hollywood, as he tells personal stories that unfold like scenes from his films.
 
 
Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry
Sun, Feb 18 | 1 PM
Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry is the inside story of a dissident for the digital age who inspires global audiences and blurs the boundaries of art and politics. First-time director Alison Klayman's detailed portrait provides a nuanced exploration of contemporary China and one of its most compelling public figures.
 
 
Bill Cunningham New york
Sun, Feb 25 | 1 PM
For decades,
 Bill Cunningham, a Schwinn-riding cultural anthropologist has been obsessively and inventively photographing fashion trends and soirées for the New York Times Style section. Bill Cunningham New York is a delicate, funny and often poignant portrait of a dedicated artist whose only wealth is his own humanity and unassuming grace.
 
 
The Square
Fri, Feb 16 | 7 PM
Christian is the respected curator of a contemporary art museum, a divorced but devoted father of two who drives an electric car and supports good causes. His next show is The Square, an installation which invites passersby to altruism, reminding them of their role as responsible fellow human beings. But sometimes, it is difficult to live up to your own ideals.
 
 
2018 OSCAR-NOMINATED SHORT FILMS
Sat, Feb 17 | 1 + 3 PM
Sun, Feb 18 | 3 PM
Sat, Mar 3 | 1 + 3 PM
Sun, Mar 4 | 1 + 3 PM
Sun, Mar 11 | 1 + 3 PM 
For the 13th consecutive year, Shorts HD and Magnolia Pictures present the Oscar-Nominated Short Films. With all three categories offered – Animated, Live Action and Documentary – this is your annual chance to predict the winners (and have the edge in your Oscar pool)! A perennial hit with audiences around the country and the world, don’t miss this year’s selection of shorts. See icaboston.org for program details.

February Film Month