|Updated January 19, 2017|
Screens: German Cinema in the 1920s, through Sunday, Milwaukee Art
Museum, 700 N. Art Museum Drive, Milwaukee. It features set designs,
drawings, photographs, posters, and more from masterworks of German
Expressionist cinema. Filmmakers employed distorted set designs,
dramatic lighting, strong shadows and distorted perspectives to
express a sense of uneasiness and discomfort, reflecting the mood of
Germany after the destruction of World War I.
They continue to inspire contemporary filmmakers, including Tim
Burton and Martin Scorsese. Mam.org, 414-224-3200.
(PG-13, 2016), 6:30 p.m. Monday, Waukesha Public Library, 321
Wisconsin Ave., Waukesha. 262-524-3682 or waukeshapubliclibrary.org.
Flix: “Casablanca,” 6:30 p.m. Feb. 13, Waukesha Civic Theatre, 264
W. Main St., Waukesha. $5. waukeshacivictheatre.org, 262-547-0708.
Night Movies, 6:30 p.m. second and fourth Mondays, Waukesha Public
Library, 321 Wisconsin Ave. 262-524-3682.
Matinees, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesdays, Elm Grove Public Library, 13600
Juneau Blvd., O’Neill Room. Free. www.elmgrovelibrary.org