January 28, 2005

Jeff Bridges Club Films Series to be Held at the Museum of Photographic Arts

The Museum of Photographic Arts offers four extraordinary films starring one of Hollywood’s most compelling actors, Jeff Bridges this

February and March, 2005. The four films, “The Fabulous Baker Boys,” “The Big Lebowski,” “The Door in the Floor,” and “The Fisher King” demonstrate the breadth and talent of this beloved actor who has starred in 60 movies

during his long career. The movie will be shown in conjunction with the museum’s current exhibition, Jeff Bridges-Pictures, which represents 30 years of photographic practice by the actor. Bridges has photographed the

many actors, directors and crew appearing as equal participants in the task of making movies, including the four movies which will be part of the series, and many more such as “Seabiscuit,” “White Squall,” and “Tucker.”

Dates/Times/Details:

“The Fabulous Baker Boys” (1989) February 3rd, 2005 at 7:00 p.m.

Director: Steven Kloves. Brothers Frank and Jack Baker (Jeff and Beau Bridges) are professional musicians who play music in small clubs. As times change, they interview female singers, hire Susie Diamond (Michelle

Pfeiffer), and their act takes off again.

“The Big Lebowski” (1998) February 17th, 2005 at 7:00 p.m.

Director: Joel Cohen. An affair of mistaken identities. The “Dude” Lebowski’s identity is mistaken for a millionaire Lebowski, and the Dude

seeks retribution for his ruined rug. He and his bowling buddies venture out to get it and to find the millionaire’s kidnapped wife.

“The Door in the Floor” (2004) February 24th, 2005 at 7:00 p.m.

Director: Tod Williams. Based on a portion of John Irving’s best-selling novel A Widow for One Year, the film chronicles one summer in the life of a children’s book author (Jeff Bridges) and his wife (Kim Basinger).

“The Fisher King” (1991) March 3rd, 2005

Director: Terry Gilliam. A radio talk DJ (Bridges) becomes suicidal after a psycho calls in for advice. A transient (Robin Williams) on a mission to find the Holy Grail saves him and convinces the DJ to help him in his search.

Tickets at the door: $8 MoPA Members, $9 Students, Seniors, Military, $10 General Public at The Museum of Photographic Arts’ Joan and Irwin Jacobs Theater (located in the Casa De Balboa Building, Balboa Park), 1649 El Prado, San Diego

*Free parking is available behind the museum and throughout the park

For more information or to purchase advanced tickets for the films, please call 619.238.7559 or online at www.mopa.org.

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