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Masked matinee. Details HERE

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“A beautiful, moving, and thought-provoking reflection on the creative process and the things that make us human.” (novelist Jonathan Lethem)

Richly cinematic, Gift follows several stories—from the elaborate preparations for a Pacific Northwest potlatch and an unexpected (and unexpectedly moving) gift of music at the Auckland Art Gallery, to a vacant factory building in Rome housing migrants protected by art and the “pirate utopia” of Burning Man. This creative documentary, inspired by Lewis Hyde’s best-seller The Gift: Creativity and the Artist in the Modern World, is an intimate exploration of real-life gift economies, a reflection on the creative process, and an examination of “the radical concept that creativity is not a commodity to be sold but a blessing to be shared” (Boston Globe).

Tickets: $10 (members), $15 (nonmembers)

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