Film: Purple Rain
View the exhibition “Herb Ritts: The Rock Portraits” before each film and enjoy an introduction connecting the film to the career of Herb Ritts. All films begin at 7:00 pm (doors open at 6:30 pm) and take place in the Fenimore Auditorium.
$7 / $5 members (purchase tickets at the door). Complimentary munchies available.
Purple Rain – Prince stars in this quasi-biographical film. (1984, R)
Friday, April 12 • 7:00 pm
What’s Love Got to Do with It – The life of legendary soul singer, Tina Turner. (1993, R)
Friday, April 26 • 7:00 pm
Desperately Seeking Susan – A comedy-drama starring Rosanna Arquette and Madonna. (1985, PG-13)
Friday, May 10 • 7:00 pm
Poetic Justice – A romantic drama starring Janet Jackson and Tupac Shakur. (1993, R)
Friday, May 17 • 7:00 pm
Ray – Ray Charles is portrayed by Jamie Foxx in this Oscar-winning biopic. (2004, PG-13)
Friday, June 14 • 7:00 pm
Labyrinth – A musical fantasy film starring David Bowie and directed by Jim Henson. (1986, PG)
Friday, June 28 • 7:00 pm
I’m Not There – Several actors portray legendary singer-songwriter Bob Dylan. (2007, R)
Saturday, July 27 • 7:00 pm
Burlesque – A backstage musical film starring Cher and Christina Aguilera. (2010, PG-13)
Saturday, August 10 • 7:00 pm
Truth or Dare – Documentary chronicling the life of Madonna during her 1990 Blond Ambition World Tour. (1991, R)
Saturday, August 24 • 7:00 pm
Otsego native John Draper, former Tour Manager of Madonna’s Blonde Ambition World Tour will be present for a live commentary on the film, as he gives a rare behind the scenes look of what it takes to manage a tour for one of music’s original megastars.