Bay Film Series: TAR

Thursday, February 16, 2023
7:00 PM - 9:30 PM (ET)
Besse Center (BESSE - 700) Theater
Event Type
Arts & Performances
Love, Nanci

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The Bay Film Series marks its 21st year at Bay College celebrating the art of filmmaking by showing the best in international, documentary, and independent cinema. The College and Bay Film Series Coordinator and Instructor, Nanci Love, are excited to announce the release the film titles for winter 2022-2023. 

“Streaming and lockdown have altered the landscape of what’s available for public showings. I’m happy to announce that movies are again available as we enter our ‘Race to the Oscars’ annual showcase,” says Nanci Love, Bay Film Series Coordinator and Instructor.

TAR, which focuses on a German conductor and author as she navigates the currents of art, power, creativity, and consequences.  Star Cate Blanchett is the odds-on favorite for the Best Actress category (Gold Derby).  James Berardinelli of ReelViews says the film “possesses an emotional and intellectual honesty that makes it seem more real than countless made-for-mass-consumption biopics.”  The Detroit News called it a “stark and shattering work.”

All Bay Film Series movies are shown in Bay College’s Besse Center Theater at 7 p.m. ET in Escanaba. Tickets are $5 for the public and are available at the Box Office or can be purchased online.  K-Bay Students can purchase tickets at a reduced admission of $2. Tickets must be purchased in person to receive discount. Visit the Bay College Events Calendar ( or to purchase tickets and for more details.

Upcoming Films:

  • March 2 - in collaborate with Bay College’s Diversity Committee to show the documentary Warrior Lawyers: Defenders of Sacred Justice, by Michigan filmmaker Audrey Geyer. More information will be announced closer to the screening of this important work.
  • April 13 - Women Talking is scheduled for April 13th, another film highly favored on Gold Derby for getting a Best Picture nomination.

Admission: $5/K-Bay: $2

For discounted tickets, visit or call the Box Office with photo ID/Bay ID.
Discounted tickets cannot be purchased online.

Bay College Box Office
2001 N. Lincoln Rd.
p: 906-217-4045

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Bay Film Series: TAR 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM (ET)
Besse Center (BESSE - 700) Theater
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