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Existential Movie admission by donation - No reserve theater seating. All screenings occur in the Southeast Museum of Photography’s Madorsky Theater, Daytona campus of Daytona State College. Hosseini Center (Building 1200). Sorry, no popcorn!
Exhibition film seasons and film festivals at the Southeast Museum of Photography are co-sponsored by the Center for Interdisciplinary Writing and Research at Daytona State College.
MUSEUM FILM SERIES - Select Wednesdays at 1:30 pm
Wednesday afternoon matinees continue with comedies and dramas that explore the human condition and life’s philosophical quandaries.

me   Me and You and Everyone We Know
January 29 at 1:30 pm
Directed by Miranda July (USA, 2005) 91 min. Rated R

A quirky, warm and poetic film about a lonely, recently separated shoe salesman and an eccentric performance artist who are struggling to connect, along with several subplots and characters intermixed.

friends   Friends with Money
February 5 at 1:30 pm
Directed by Nicole Holofcener (Canada, 2006) 88 min. Rated R

A comedy-drama about a single woman, who recently quit her job, and is at a crossroads in her life as she struggles to find love and career satisfaction amidst friends that are married and wealthy.

sunshine   Sunshine Cleaning
February 12 at 1:30 pm
Directed by Christine Jeffs (USA, 2008) 91 min. Rated R

Once the high school cheerleading captain, Rose Lorkowski now finds herself a single mother working as a maid who starts an unusual biohazard clean-up business to raise tuition to send her son to private school.

huckabees   I Heart Huckabees
February 26 at 1:30 pm
Directed by David O. Russell (USA, 2004) 107 min. Rated R

Convinced that a series of coincidences holds the secret to life's largest riddles, Albert Markovski seeks the help of existential detectives which leads him down a path that questions the essence of existence itself.

  Being John Malkovich
March 5 at 1:30 pm
Directed by Spike Jonze (USA, 1999) 112 min. Rated R

A puppeteer discovers a portal to the inside of actor John Malkovich’s head. There he can see life through Malkovich's eyes before being systematically ejected from the room and onto the New Jersey turnpike.

royal   The Royal Tenenbaums
March 19 at 1:30 pm
Directed by Wes Anderson (USA, 2001) 110 min. Rated R

An estranged family of eccentric former child prodigies reunites when the father, Royal, announces he has a terminal illness.

dollhouse   Welcome to the Dollhouse
March 26 at 1:30 pm
Directed by Todd Solondz (USA, 1995) 88 min. Rated R

A painful, funny and insightful look at a 7th grader, nicknamed “Wienerdog” as she struggles to cope with un-attentive parents, snobbish classmates, popular siblings, and her own insecurities.

sunshine   Little Miss Sunshine
April 2 at 1:30 pm
Directed by Jonathan Dayton, Valerie Faris (USA, 2006) 101 min. Rated R

A family determined to get their young daughter into a beauty pageant take a cross-country trip in their VW bus. Along the way they must deal with crushed dreams, heartbreaks, and a broken-down VW bus.

pecker   Pecker
April 9 at 1:30 pm
Directed by John Waters (USA, 1998) 87 min. Rated R

A witty parody between the New York art world and blue-collar Baltimore. Pecker is about an eighteen year old who works in a Baltimore sandwich shop and takes photos of his loving but peculiar family on the side.

adaptation   Adaptation
April 16 at 1:30 pm
Directed by Spike Jonze (USA, 2002) 114 min. Rated R

Based on Susan Orlean's non-fiction book The Orchid Thief, this film is billed as an adaptation of The Orchid Thief, with its primary focus as Charlie Kaufman's struggle to adapt The Orchid Thief into a film.

everything   Everything is Illuminated
April 23 at 1:30 pm
Directed by Liev Schreiber (USA, 2005) 106 min.

Armed with maps, cigarettes and many copies of an old photograph, a young, American-Jew journeys to Ukraine in search of the woman who saved his grandfather's life during WWII.

aquatic   The Life Aquatic
April 30 at 1:30 pm
Directed by Wes Anderson (USA, 2004) 119 min.

Bill Murray stars as oceanographer Steve Zissou, who has a plan to exact revenge on a mythical shark, and rallies a crew that includes his estranged wife, a beautiful journalist, and a man who may or may not be his son.

sunrise   Before Sunrise
May 7 at 1:30 pm
Directed by Richard Linklater (USA/Austria/Switzerland, 1995) 105 min. Rated R

An intelligent romantic comedy about a young American who meets a French student on a train, and together they explore the city of Vienna, walking and talking all night, and slowly falling in love.



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