Norton Cinema

Explore the powerful social images and experimental forms that have shaped cinema!

Norton Cinema explores the powerful social images and experimental forms shaping cinema today and revisits the classic styles and themes of yesterday.


All screenings are free with Museum admission.

THURSDAY, October 10 / 2PM

Battleship Potemkin

1925 | NR | Drama, History  | 1h 6min

When they are fed rancid meat, the sailors on the Potemkin revolt against their harsh conditions. Led by Vakulinchuk (Aleksandr Antonov), the sailors kill the officers of the ship to gain their freedom. Vakulinchuk is also killed, and the people of Odessa honor him as a symbol of revolution. Tsarist soldiers arrive and massacre the civilians to quell the uprising. A squadron of ships is sent to overthrow the Potemkin, but the ships side with the revolt and refuse to attack.


To Know:      
This film program takes place on Thursday afternoons.   
Admission to this film is free with the price of Museum admission.     
This screening takes place in the Stiller Family Foundation Auditorium. Bringing a sweater is recommended.     
Seating is first-come, first-served. Subject to change.