The Golden Hornet Project Fundraiser: In collaboration with composers from the rock, hip-hop, video game, and avant-garde music scenes, the Golden Hornet Project is working toward completing Mozart's unfinished Requiem. A live choral performance of the Requiem work-in-progress will be performed by members of Texas Choral Consort with GHP co-artistic directors Peter Stopschinski and Graham Reynolds in attendance.
Not rated, 103 min. Directed by Marcel Carne. Starring Breno Mello, Marpessa Dawn and Lourdes de Oliveira.
Brazil Week: Winner of the Best Foreign Film Oscar, Black Orpheus is a modern reworking of the ancient myth set during Rio's Carnival. Dr. Jason Borge of UT will introduce the film. Afterward, members of Acadêmicos da Ópera, the Austin Samba School, will give a performance. Also in attendance will be Carlinhos Pandeiro de Ouro, a longtime fixture on the Rio Carnaval scene and a musician/extra in the film.
Adults share their most embarrassing teenage writings and art in front of total strangers at Mortified shows across the country, as the filmmakers explore what the show's popularity says about all of us. The screening will be followed by a Q&A with the filmmakers.
Not rated, 44 min. Directed by Mike Slee. Starring Gordon Pinsent and Patricia Phillips.
The life cycle of a monarch butterfly and its long-distance migration from Canada to Central Mexico is captured in this 3-D nature documentary that also focuses on the decades of fieldwork conducted by Canadian scientist Fred Urquhart.
Not rated, 38 min. Directed by Steven Judson. Starring Greg MacGillivray and Liam Neeson.
This film follows expedition leaders as they tunnel through Greenland's ice caves, explore the aquatic chambers beneath the jungles of the Yucatan, and rappel the limestone caverns of the Grand Canyon. Read a full review of Journey Into Amazing Caves.
Rated PG-13, 161 min. Directed by Peter Jackson. Starring Ian McKellen, Martin Freeman, Richard Armitage, Benedict Cumberbatch, Evangeline Lilly, Lee Pace, Luke Evans, Stephen Fry, Ken Stott, Orlando Bloom, Graham McTavish, William Kircher and Dean O’Gorman.