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Barrick Museum to Host Jerry Lewis Film Festival

Posted: May 7, 2014

To complement the exhibition "Jerry Lewis: Painted Pictures," the UNLV Marjorie Barrick Museum will host the Jerry Lewis Film Festival. The museum will present weekly screenings of films by Jerry Lewis. The Nutty Professor, commemorating the 50th Anniversary Blu-ray release, kicks-off the festival at 6 p.m. Thursday, May 15, in the UNLV Barrick Museum Auditorium. The film festival runs through Sept 17. Each week a different film will be viewed. The films are free to the public.

  • May 15-21: The Nutty Professor. Director Jerry Lewis, 1963
  • May 22-28: Cinderfella. Director Frank Tashlin, 1960
  • May 29-June 4: The Patsy. Dir Jerry Lewis, 1964
  • June 5-11: Who’s Minding the Store. Director Frank Tashlin, 1963
  • June 12-18: The Geisha Boy. Director Frank Tashlin, 1958
  • June 19-25: Rock-A Bye Baby. Director Frank Tashlin, 1958
  • June 26-July 2: The Delicate Delinquent. Director Don McGuire, 1957
  • July 3-9: The Bellboy. Director Jerry Lewis, 1960
  • July 10-16: Funny Bones. Director Peter Chelsom, 1995
  • July 17-23: King of Comedy. Director Martin Scorsese, 1983
  • July 24-30: The Ladies Man. Director Jerry Lewis, 1961
  • July 31-Aug. 6: Don’t Raise the Bridge, Lower the River. Director Jerry Paris, 1968
  • Aug. 7-13: The Caddy. Director Norman Taurog, 1953
  • Aug. 14-20: Scared Stiff. Director George Marshall, 1953
  • Aug. 21-27: Boeing Boeing . Director John Rich, 1965
  • Aug. 28-Sept. 3: The Big Mouth. Director Jerry Lewis, 1967
  • Sept. 4-10: Hardly Working. Director Jerry Lewis, 1980
  • Sept. 11-17: Artists and Models. Director Frank Tashlin, 1955

Exhibition and Film Festival generously supported by South Point Hotel and Casino, UNLV Department of Fine Art, Michael McGraw and Sean McClenahan, and MCQ Fine Art, LLC.

About the Barrick Museum

The UNLV Marjorie Barrick Museum, a public arts unit under the UNLV Department of Art and the College of Fine Arts, strives to provide a welcoming environment in which students, members of the University community, southern Nevada residents and the public in general can study and learn by directly experiencing works of art. Our goal is to enhance the visitor's understanding of art as an enduring human endeavor and to promote visual literacy for all patrons. To this end, the Museum acquires, exhibits, interprets and preserves works of art representative of past and present cultures, and artistic creativity.

For current program and exhibition information, call 702-895-3381 or visitbarrickmuseum.unlv.edu.

Hours

  • Mondays-Fridays: 9 a.m.–5 p.m.
  • Thursdays until 8 p.m.
  • Saturday: 12 p.m.–5 p.m.
  • Closed Sundays and state and federal holidays.

Cost

Free. Suggested voluntary contribution: $5 for adults; $2 for children and seniors.