Movie Monday Film Series: Monkey Business

From March 19, 2018 6:30 pm until March 19, 2018 8:30 pm
Posted by Sarah Bursley McNamara
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MOVIE MONDAY FILM SERIES 
AT ROCKFORD ART MUSEUM 
711 N MAIN ST, ROCKFORD 

DOORS OPEN 6:30 PM, $5 COVER
FILMS BEGIN AT 7 PM

HERB + DOROTHY / FEB 19
This film tells the extraordinary story of Herb and Dorothy Vogel, a postal clerk and a librarian who built one of the most important art collections in history with very modest means. (2008, 1 hr 27 min) 

MONKEY BUSINESS: THE ADVENTURES OF 
CURIOUS GEORGE’S CREATORS / MAR 19
From fleeing Nazi-occupied France on handmade bicycles to encounters with exotic animals in Brazil, this Sam Waterston-narrated documentary explores the untold origin story of Curious George – the lifelong journey of creators Hans and Margret Rey. Presented by RAM in partnership with Discovery Center Museum. (2017, 1 hr 21 min)

WEST SIDE STORY / APR 23
Celebrate the 100th birthday of composer Leonard Bernstein with some of his most iconic music in the award-winning film based on the hit Broadway musical, famously inspired by Shakespeare’s Romeo & Juliet. (1961, 2 hrs 33 min)

THE LAURA + JOHN FRASER COLLECTION 
FEB 9–MAY 28, 2018 / ROCKFORD ART MUSEUM
SPONSORED BY COMMUNITY FOUNDATION OF NORTHERN ILLINOIS + SMITH CHARITABLE FOUNDATION