Doc Soup Sundays
Now in its second year, this Sunday morning spin on Doc Soup features premieres of the world’s hottest art, culture and design docs with special guest Q&As from January through June. Screenings take place at 11:00 a.m.
Single Tickets: $16 (Members: $12, $10, Free)
Sunday, June 25, 11:00 AM
THE UNTOLD TALES OF ARMISTEAD MAUPIN
D: Jennifer Kroot | USA | 2017 | 90 min
The fascinating and unlikely story of Armistead Maupin’s journey from a conservative North Carolina household to his emergence as a beloved author and LGBTQ activist in San Francisco
Skype Q&A with director Leslie Iwerks.
2016-17 PAST SCREENINGS
ELLA BRENNAN: COMMANDING THE TABLE
D: Leslie Iwerks | USA | 2017 | 96 min
Take a trip to sunny New Orleans and gorge yourself on delicious southern cooking with the legendary restaurateur Ella Brennan, a true visionary in the world of American fine dining.
GABO: THE CREATION OF GABRIEL GARCIA MARQUEZ
D: Justin Webster | Spain | 2014 | 90 min
Uncover the incredible story of Gabriel García Márquez, winner of a Nobel Prize in Literature and author of deservedly celebrated classics including 100 Years of Solitude and Love in the Time of Cholera.
FLOYD NORMAN: AN ANIMATED LIFE
D: Michael Fiore, Erik Sharkey | USA | 2016 | 94 min
Pick an influential era of American animation within the last 60 years, and there is a good chance Floyd Norman—the first African American hired at Disney—was there.
FRANK SINATRA: THE VOICE OF AMERICA
D: Annette Baumeister | Germany | 2015 | 90 min
A comprehensive chronicle of arguably the most celebrated singer of the 20th century, from the triumphs and tragedies of Sinatra’s storied life to what lies behind those “Ol’ Blue Eyes.”
NEVER BE BORING: BILLY WILDER
D: André Schäfer, Jascha Hannover | Germany | 2017 | 90 min
Dive into the fascinating life and work of Classical Hollywood’s most celebrated writer and director, Billy Wilder.
A FRENCH FORGER
D: Jean-Luc Leon | France | 2015 | 88 min | STC
One of the world’s most prolific art forgers, 65-year-old Guy Ribes has inundated the art market with his Picassos, Matisses and Chagalls for over 30 years.
HAROLD AND LILLIAN: A HOLLYWOOD LOVE STORY
D: Daniel Raim | USA | 2015 | 96 min | STC
From Academy Award®-nominated director Daniel Raim’s comes the fascinating true romance of storyboard artist Harold Michelson and film researcher Lillian Michelson, who worked on iconic Hollywood films like The Birds, The Graduate, Rosemary’s Baby and more.
HARRY BENSON: SHOOT FIRST
D: Matthew Miele, Justin Bare | USA | 2015 | 87 min | STC
This riveting film chronicles the illustrious career of Harry Benson, the prolific photographer who initially rose to fame alongside The Beatles while covering their inaugural trip to the United States.
MAYA ANGELOU: AND STILL I RISE
D: Rita Coburn Whack, Bob Hercules | USA | 2016 | 114 min | STC
Writer, poet, performer and activist Maya Angelou overcame racism and devastating sexual abuse to become one of our greatest voices. Rare footage and never-before-seen photos unveil an intimate and often unknown view of her life.
THE PULITZER AT 100
D: Kirk Simon | USA | 2016 | 90 min | STC
A star-studded cast of journalists, actors, musicians and more share stories and work from the incredible legacy of the Pulitzer Prize.
THE WINDING STREAM
D: Beth Harrington | USA | 2014 | 92 min | STC
Follow the dramatic and triumphant story of the American roots music dynasty, the Carters and Cashes, featuring a who’s who of Americana music including Johnny Cash, George Jones, Rosanne Cash and more.