The Ackland Film Forum is collaboration between the Ackland Art Museum and numerous departments at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill highlighting various aspects of the art of cinema and showcasing the aesthetic power of film. Art films, narrative films, and documentaries are chosen by UNC-Chapel Hill faculty and Ackland staff, often in connection with particular courses, campus-wide initiatives, or exhibitions. Eyes Wide Shut – Tues, 28 Nov (UK/USA, 1999, dir. Stanley Kubrick) R | 2h 39min Introduced by Rick Warner, UNC Dept. of English & Comparative Literature. A New York City doctor (Tom Cruise), married to an art curator (Nicole Kidman), pushes himself on a harrowing and dangerous night-long odyssey of sexual and moral discovery after his wife admits that she once almost cheated on him.
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