Movies return to the Schwartz Center for the Arts at 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 7, with "A Single Man," the award-winning directorial debut of fashion designer Tom Ford.


Films at the Schwartz Center for the Arts have a bye week and return at 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 7, with “A Single Man” starring Julianne Moore (“Boogie Nights,” “Children of Men”) and Colin Firth (“Bridget Jones’s Diary,” “The Accidental Husband”). The film also plays at 7 p.m. Sunday, April 11.

“A Single Man” follows a British professor in Los Angeles (Firth) through a single day following the loss of his long-time partner. He dwells on the past, debating what life still holds for him. His best friend Charley (Moore) attempts to help him through his grief, although she too is facing an uncertain future.

The film is based on the novel written in 1964 by Christopher Isherwood. Fashion designer and first-time film director Tom Ford has receive much praise for the movie, as did its star Colin Firth, who was nominated for an Academy Award.

“A Single Man” runs 1:39 and is rated R for some disturbing images and nudity/sexual content.
“The Last Station,” a look at the trials faced during the last year of Leo Tolstoy’s life, will follow “A Single Man” at 7 p.m. April 14 and 18. It runs 1:52 and is rated R for a scene of sexuality/nudity.

Admission is $8 for adults, $6 for students, seniors 65 and older and military.

For more information, call 678-5152 or visit www.schwartzcenter.com.