Moving Images Film Series

Select Thursdays, 7 p.m. | Fath Auditorium

Moving Images celebrates the art of cinema with a monthly film screening at the Cincinnati Art Museum. Offering films spanning artists and genres, from classic to contemporary, we invite visitors to enjoy the shared experience of watching movies on a big screen. In conjunction with the screenings, the program includes introductions and post-film conversations with CAM curators and guests including local scholars, filmmakers and critics.

FREE and open to the public. Reservations not required. Seating is limited and is first come, first served.

Cash bar available beginning at 6:00; beverages are permitted in the theater during screening.

Please enter the museum through the DeWitt entrance – visitors will meet in the Fath Auditorium. 


Upcoming Programs:


February 13, 2020 | 7:30 p.m.

Presented in partnership with Mayerson JCC Jewish & Israeli Film Festival.

With short film THE OUTER CIRCLE and post-film discussion with Dr. Valerie Weinstein.


Directed by Isaac Cherem, 2018, 95 minutes. Spanish with English subtitles

A young woman from Mexico City finds herself torn between her Syrian-Jewish family and forbidden love in this intimate drama. She is forced to negotiate the labyrinth of familial pressure, religious precedent, and her own burgeoning sentiment as she discovers the world outside the bubble of her community and struggles to find the right path on this journey of self-discovery and female empowerment.

The Outer Circle

Directed by Adam Baroukh, 2017, 13 minutes

Post-film discussion led by Valerie Weinstein, Associate Professor of Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at University of Cincinnati.

This is a ticketed event. For tickets, please visit Mayerson JCC here.

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March 5, 2020 | 7p.m.

Directed by Andrea Jaurrieta, 2018, 105 minutes. Spanish with English subtitles

Moving Images contribution to the 2020 UC European Film Festival: Brexit and (Bad) Exits, February 9–March 6, 2020, sponsored by the UC Center for Film & Media Studies

Ana is a young, well-educated Spanish woman from a traditional middle-class family. She is about to finish her PhD in Law and get married, but she doesn‘t feel fulfilled. One day, a double appears and takes her place. Realizing for the first time that she is totally free, Ana decides to explore her new anonymity and freedom, testing her own limits and searching for the meaning of life between a boarding house and cabaret nights in Madrid.

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April 2, 2020 | 7p.m.

Directed by Kathleen Collins, 1982, 86 minutes

Presented in collaboration with Over-the-Rhine International Film Festival

Comic drama Losing Ground centers on the experiences of Sara (Seret Scott), a university professor whose artist husband Victor (Bill Gunn) rents a country house for a month to celebrate a recent museum sale. The couple’s summer idyll becomes complicated as Sara struggles to research the philosophical and religious meaning of ecstatic experience… and to discover it for herself. 

One of the first fictional features by an African American woman and a stunning and insightful work of cinema, Losing Ground received honors including first prize at the Figueroa International Film Festival, but the film was not released theatrically in the US.

Join us for this special screening, guest curated by tt stern-enzi, Festival Programmer for the OTR International Film Festival. stern-enzi will introduce the film and guide a post-film conversation.

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