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Get ‘The Straight Story’ At Cinema At The Figge

December 14th, 2016

Do you like Art Museums? How about films? What about watching a film in an Art Museum? If so, come and see the screening of David Lynch’s 1999 film “The Straight Story” on Thursday, Dec. 15, 2016. This film will follow Danny Wilcox Fraizer’s short film “Driftless” which is accompanied by his still photography. A live score by the band The Pines shall also be performed during this short film. This event will be held at the second-floor auditorium of the Figge Art Museum, which is located at 225 W 2nd Street, Davenport. Fraizer is known and respected for his work on Harper’s, The New... Read More

Ford Photography Film Fest Lighting Up Figge In September

September 22nd, 2016

Ford Photography is sponsoring a film series at the Figge Art Museum, beginning  Sept. 23. “Expect to see films from established directors/giants like Jarmusch, Herzog, Kubrick, Lynch as well as emerging directors like Jeremy Saulnier, Panos Cosmatos and Chloe Zhao,” said Joshua Ford, the director of the series and president of Ford Photography. “Each evening will begin with a short film program, including short films from local filmmakers,” Ford said. “Jason Parris and Justen Parris will be providing their amazing beer and local musicians like Dennis Hockaday and Idpyramid will be performing. “And... Read More