The Art of Film: Medicine for Melancholy
Apr 27, 2019
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Join Polk Museum of Art staff for a monthly film screening series featuring the best in internationally-renowned independent and arts-related movies -The Art of Film.
The Art of Film presents a forum for appreciating movies as an art form. With audience Q&A and talkback sessions with film directors and faculty from Florida Southern College following each screening, this unique Polk Museum series will entertain, engage, and educate audiences of all ages.
This month's movie: Medicine for Melancholy
Synopsis: Micah (Wyatt Cenac), a passionate social activist, meets affluent professional Joanne (Tracey Heggins) at a party. After getting drunk together, they have a one-night stand. The morning after begins uncomfortably, but eventually romantic feelings develop between Micah and Joanne. As they converse more deeply, they realize they are separated by an array of political and philosophical differences and must decide if these factors are more important than their budding relationship.