The red carpet opening this evening surrounds Amma Asante’s , about the bi-racial daughter of an esteemed British admiral in the 18th century, with Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Tom Wilkinson, Miranda Richardson and Emily Watson.
This year features more prestigious selections than usual, it seems, including the 3D anthology , where various filmmakers (Wes Anderson, Scorsese, Inarritu, Michael Haneke, Claire Denis, Lars Von Trier, Woody Allen, and myriad others) discuss their relationship to the late great Swedish director;, a modern day retelling of Dostoyevsky’s novella, where Jesse Eisenberg keeps getting foiled by Jesse Eisenberg.
Extreme Noise celebrates year 20 with a film screening and two nights of punk shows (read more in Lizzy Shramko’s interview exclusively for l’étoile as she tours the record store’s past, present and future); dance series Kinetic Kitchen fetes year ten; First Avenue, celebrating year 44 with a dance party to reign over all dance parties; and Northeast haven the 331 Club, celebrating, well, 115 years?
Whether you hit up some of the art shows opening this weekend, the latest live theater, live music or the International Film Festival, be sure to do it with a celebratory flair.
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