Coming Soon

dir. Kelly Reichardt; Jacques Tati
113 min; 87 min, English; French with English subtitles
Friday December 19, 2014 7:00pm

Doors open at 6:30pm for NIGHT MOVES, and doors open at 9:00 for MONSIEUR HULOT’S HOLDAY. Tickets are $7 per film and available only at the door the night of the screening. Cash and credit cards (Visa, Mastercard, Discover, AmEx) accepted. No checks, please.

Freeport Auditorium at the Contemporary Arts Center
900 Camp St.
NOLA 70130

On Jacques Tati

December 11 2014 · by Travis Bird

Image for 'On Jacques Tati'Jacques Tati as the iconic Monsieur Hulot

Last month, the Criterion Collection honored French director Jacques Tati by releasing a new box set containing all his features and short films, with plenty of commentary and striking, elegantly minimalist art direction. I’d say it’s geared toward Tati completists, but it’s hard to avoid being a completist when you’re talking about someone who only made six feature films and a few shorts in his whole lifetime. Instead, the pretty normal-sized box set could easily be for a neophyte as well, perhaps one who’d think it’d be easy to devour the whole set in one weekend and then think, Well, that’s that...