Moulin Rouge! Coming to the Downing

Baz Luhrmann’s Golden Globe–winning 2001 film Moulin Rouge! will be coming to the Downing for a limited run in March (tentatively scheduled for March 10–13). Coincidentally, the film has recently been in the news because songs from the film were used by a number of figure skaters in the just-concluded winter Olympics, much to the delight of Luhrmann, who was recently interviewed by Variety:

I can tell you that when I woke up and the “Moulin Rouge” album was No. 13 on the iTunes chart — and I don’t know if it had even been on the charts in 10 years — I was as surprised as everybody else. But hey, I’m happy to consider “Moulin Rouge on Ice: The Skating Spectacular!” I know how I’d cast it.

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Welcome to Our New Website

Image caption:  Marlena Jopyk Misiak, “Cafe Terrace at Night,” painting from the film Loving Vincent

We hope you’re finding our new website easy to navigate!

We plan to use this News page to keep you informed about film-related news and events, as well as about what’s happening at the Downing—including weather-related closings.

In the meantime, we thought you might enjoy a gallery of all the Oscar-nominated films that we screened (or will screen) at the Downing during the past year.

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