- By Eli Keel | Posted on February 6, 2019
Just before Speed Cinema’s screening of “Andrei Rublev,” the three-hour-long black-and-white masterpiece by Soviet-era Russian filmmaker Andrei Tarkovsky, a trailer played for the Alfonso Cuarón film Oscar-nominated film “Roma.” The snippet of the film was beautiful. Full of sweeping, gorgeous images, it had a depth of...
- By Eli Keel | Posted on February 5, 2019
With the Speed Art Museum’s high-profile exhibitions like “Women Artists in the Age of Impressionism“ and high-concept shows like “Breaking the Mold: Investigating Gender,” one could be forgiven for forgetting about the museum’s Kentucky Collections. But starting this month, the Speed will begin a yearlong focus...
- By Ken Hardin | Posted on February 1, 2019
The Academy Awards are a mixed bag, at least in terms of how the film industry uses its highest honor to promote its product. One one hand, the Academy has used its expanded Best Picture nominations to basically rubber-stamp “quality” on otherwise middling box-office...
- By Ken Hardin | Posted on December 19, 2018
There’s no shortage of animation at your local cineplex during the holiday season. Theater-goers can choose between the feature-length adventures of video game characters, socially inept yetis, web-slinging superheroes or Dr. Seuss’ most endearing baddie for their family outing this year. But for those...
- By Ken Hardin | Posted on November 30, 2018
Keaton’s legacy as perhaps the silent cinema’s greatest physical comedian will be celebrated over the next two months at Speed Cinema.
- By Eli Keel | Posted on November 8, 2018
The inaugural “Pride at the Museum” fundraiser will light up the Speed Art Museum on Friday, Nov. 9, in support of UofL's LGBT Center.
- By Ken Hardin | Posted on October 25, 2018
“I wanted to create an event where filmmakers actually connect with the audience," says Louisville Film Society's Soozie Eastman about the Short Film Slam.
- By Eli Keel | Posted on October 19, 2018
Speed patrons can take a look at the breadth of Keltie Ferris' work, pulled from the last several years, which displays a diverse range of methodologies.
- By Ken Hardin | Posted on September 26, 2018
Documentarian Heather Lenz makes the unusual choice, at least by today’s standards, to not develop groundbreaking artist Yayoi Kusama into the dramatized central character of her film “Kusama: Infinity,” screening this weekend at Speed Cinema. Lenz rejects the temptation to linger on stories about...
- By Lisa Hornung | Posted on September 20, 2018
Gilda Radner's life is chronicled in a new documentary titled "Love, Gilda," which runs Sept. 21 through Oct. 5 at Speed Cinema.