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JACKIE – Oscar nominated

, , | 2016 | 95 minutes | | , ,
Directed by Pablo Larraín

JACKIE is a searing and intimate portrait of one of the most important and tragic moments in American history, seen through the eyes of the iconic First Lady, then Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy (Natalie Portman). JACKIE places us in her world during the days immediately following her husband’s assassination. Known for her extraordinary…

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THE EAGLE HUNTRESS

, , | 87 minutes | 87 minutes | |
Directed by Otto Bell

THE EAGLE HUNTRESS follows Aisholpan, a 13-year-old girl, as she trains to become the first female in twelve generations of her Kazakh family to become an eagle hunter, and rises to the pinnacle of a tradition that has been handed down from father to son for centuries. Set against the breath-taking expanse…

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MOONLIGHT

| 2016 | 110 minutes | |
Directed by Barry Jenkins

A timeless story of human connection and self-discovery, MOONLIGHT chronicles the life of a young black man from childhood to adulthood as he struggles to find his place in the world while growing up in a rough neighborhood of Miami. At once a vital portrait of contemporary African American life and an…

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TAMPOPO

| 1985 | 114 minutes | | ,
Directed by Jûzô Itami

Chris Fischer, the Beard Award winning author and chef is going to present a new short film beforehand and talk afterwards about Tampopo, a film he specifically selected for us this evening. The sophomore directorial effort from ill-fated Japanese filmmaker Juzo Itami, Tampopo is an off-beat comedy featuring several intersecting stories all…

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2016 SUNDANCE FILM FESTIVAL Short Film Tour

2016 | 95 minutes | |

Showcasing a wide variety of story and style, the 2016 Sundance Film Festival Short Film Tour is a 95-minute theatrical program of eight short films selected from this year’s Festival, which over the course of its more than 30-year history has been widely considered the premier showcase for short films and the…

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THE HANDMAIDEN

| 2016 | 145 minutes | | , ,
Directed by Chan-wook Park

From PARK Chan-wook, the celebrated director of OLDBOY, LADY VENGEANCE, THIRST and STOKER, comes a ravishing new crime drama inspired by the novel ‘FINGERSMITH’ by British author Sarah Waters. Having transposed the story to 1930s-era colonial Korea and Japan, Park presents a gripping and sensual tale of a young Japanese Lady living…

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OPERA: A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM

2017 | 100 minutes | | , ,
Composer Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy, Choreographer George Balanchine, Conductor Simon Hewett

Numerous choreographers have delved into Shakespeare to find dramatic material for their ballets, beginning with Jean-Georges Noverre, an ardent defender of the “action ballet” and Marius Petipa, who was the first to use Mendelssohn’s stage music. George Balanchine, who also loved the score, would prove no exception. In 1962 he created his…

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OPERA: THE ABDUCTION FROM THE SERAGLIO

2014 | 180 minutes | | , ,
Conductor Philippe Jordan, Director Zabou Breitman

Sung in German. Die Entführung aus dem Serail was the first grand opera in the German language to be constructed as a Singspiel, the German theatrical form in which spoken and sung text alternate. At a period when the influence of the Ottoman Empire on its Austrian neighbor lent a certain Turkish…

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SEED: THE UNTOLD STORY

| 2016 | 94 minutes | | ,
Directed by Taggart Siegel , Jon Betz

Special guest speaker afterwards — Carol Koury, Sow True Seed Few things on Earth are as miraculous and vital as seeds. Worshipped and treasured since the dawn of humankind. SEED: The Untold Story follows passionate seed keepers protecting our 12,000 year-old food legacy. In the last century, 94% of our seed varieties…

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KEVIN HART: WHAT NOW?

| 2016 | 96 minutes | |
Directed by Leslie Small, Tim Story

Comedian Kevin Hart performs at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia, providing a humorous insight into parenting, people on the edge, current events and his hardship’s in everyday life. In the film’s sub-plot, set before the events of the concert, Kevin is an agent for MI6 (Agent 0054) and attends a poker game…

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A MAN CALLED OVE

| 2016 | 116 minutes | | ,
Directed by Hannes Holm

Stepping from the pages of Fredrik Backman’s international best-selling novel, Ove is the quintessential angry old man next door. An isolated retiree with strict principles and a short fuse, who spends his days enforcing block association rules that only he cares about, and visiting his wife’s grave, Ove has given up on…

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NT LIVE: HEDDA GABLER

2016 | 210 minutes | |

“I’ve no talent for life.” Just married. Bored already. Hedda longs to be free… Hedda and Tesman have just returned from their honeymoon and the relationship is already in trouble. Trapped but determined, Hedda tries to control those around her, only to see her own world unravel. Tony Award-winning director Ivo van…

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NT LIVE: NO MAN’S LAND

2016 | 150 minutes | |
Directed by Sean Mathias

Following their hit run on Broadway, Ian McKellen and Patrick Stewart return to the West End stage in Harold Pinter’s NO MAN’S LAND, broadcast live to cinemas from Wyndham’s Theatre, London.  One summer’s evening, two aging writers, Hirst and Spooner, meet in a Hampstead pub and continue their drinking into the night at Hirst’s stately house nearby.  As the…

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OPERA IN CINEMA: SAMSON AND DELILA

| 2016 | 170 minutes | | , , ,
Conductor Philippe Jordan

Live filming of an October 2016 performance. Sung in French at the Opéra de Paris. Lightning streaks through the skies as Dalila declares her love to Samson in one of the finest arias of romantic opera. “My heart awakens to your voice like a flower to the kiss of dawn.” An enchanting yet…

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THE NUTCRACKER BALLET

| 2012 | 102 minutes | | , , ,

The Nutcracker filmed live at the Vienna State Opera House. Tchaikovsky’s winter wonderland comes to life in this special production of The Nutcracker. Choreography by Rudolph Nureyev. Starring Liudmila Konovalova as Clara, and Vladimir Shishov as Drosselmeier and The Prince. From the Wiener Staatsballett. Act 1: 47 min | Act 2: 55…

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NT LIVE: THE THREEPENNY OPERA

2016 | 180 mins | |
Directed by Rufus Norris

Rory Kinnear is Mack the Knife in a new version of this landmark twentieth-century musical, broadcast live from the stage of the National Theatre. Bertolt Brecht and Kurt Weill’s classic musical theatre piece is adapted by Simon Stephens (The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time) and directed by Rufus Norris…

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LOVING — Last Show!

, | 2016 | 123 minutes | | ,
Written and Directed by Jeff Nichols

From acclaimed writer/director Jeff Nichols, Loving celebrates the real-life courage and commitment of an interracial couple, Richard and Mildred Loving (portrayed by Joel Edgerton and Ruth Negga), who married and then spent the next nine years fighting for the right to live as a family in their hometown. Their civil rights case,…

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FANTASTIC BEASTS AND WHERE TO FIND THEM

, | 2016 | 132 minutes | | , , ,
Directed by David Yates

There are growing dangers in the wizarding world of 1926 New York. Something mysterious is leaving a path of destruction in the streets, threatening to expose the wizarding community to the Second Salemers, a fanatical faction of No-Majs (American for Muggles) bent on eradicating them. And the powerful, dark wizard Gellert Grindelwald,…

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DOCTOR STRANGE

| 2016 | 130 minutes | | , , ,
Directed by Scott Derrickson

Marvel’s DOCTOR STRANGE follows the story of the talented neurosurgeon Doctor Stephen Strange who, after a tragic car accident, must put ego aside and learn the secrets of a hidden world of mysticism and alternate dimensions. Based in New York City’s Greenwich Village, Doctor Strange must act as an intermediary between the real…

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CORALINE

| 2009 | 101 minutes | | , , , , ,
Directed by Pete Kozachik, Henry Selick

Coraline Jones is a girl of 11 who is feisty, curious, and adventurous beyond her years. She and her parents have just relocated from Michigan to Oregon. Missing her friends and finding her parents to be distracted by their work, Coraline tries to find some excitement in her new environment. Coraline seriously…

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DENIAL

, | 2016 | 110 minutes | | , ,
Directed by Mick Jackson

Based on the acclaimed book History on Trial: My Day in Court with a Holocaust Denier, DENIAL recounts Deborah E. Lipstadt’s (Academy Award (R) winner Rachel Weisz) legal battle for historical truth against David Irving (Cannes Award winner Timothy Spall), who accused her of libel when she declared him a Holocaust denier….

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DEEPWATER HORIZON

2016 | 108 minutes | | , ,
Directed by Peter Berg

On April 20, 2010, a massive blowout and a pair of violent explosions on the oil rig Deepwater Horizon irreparably damages and sinks the oil rig, resulting in the deaths of eleven workers and releasing tens of millions of gallons of petroleum into the Gulf of Mexico in the U.S.’ worst ever…

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THE GIRL ON THE TRAIN

| 2016 | 112 minutes | | ,
Directed by Tate Taylor

THE GIRL ON THE TRAIN is the story of Rachel Watson’s life post-divorce. Every day, she takes the train in to work in New York, and every day the train passes by her old house. The house she lived in with her husband, who still lives there, with his new wife and…

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NT LIVE: THE DEEP BLUE SEA

| 2016 | 140 minutes | |

Helen McCrory (Medea and The Last of the Haussmans at the National Theatre, Penny Dreadful, Peaky Blinders) returns to the National Theatre in Terence Rattigan’s devastating masterpiece, playing one of the greatest female roles in contemporary drama. Tom Burke (War and Peace, The Musketeers) also features in Carrie Cracknell’s critically acclaimed new…

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MUMFORD & SONS Live From South Africa: DUST and THUNDER

| 2016 | 93 minutes | | , ,
Directed by Dick Carruthers

DUST AND THUNDER chronicles the meeting of South Africa with their long-standing favourite British band, Mumford & Sons. Filmed live against the beautiful Pretorian outback, award-winning director Dick Carruthers gets to the very heart of what makes Mumford & Sons such a special act as the band performs new songs and classic…

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HARRY AND SNOWMAN

| 2016 | 84 minutes | | , , ,
Directed by Ron Davis

Dutch immigrant, Harry deLeyer, journeyed to the United States after World War II and developed a transformative relationship with a broken down Amish plow horse he rescued off a slaughter truck bound for the glue factory. Harry paid eighty dollars for the horse and named him Snowman. In less than two years,…

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THE MISTOVER TALE

| 2016 | 92 minutes | |
Directed by Harry Tappan Heher

Post-screening Q&A with filmmaker Harry Tappan Heher. THE MISTOVER TALE is a modern adaptation of Thomas Hardy’s classic tragedy “The Return Of The Native” set amid the remote beaches and open fields of “off-season” Martha’s Vineyard. The fatally flawed island misfit, Cliona (Naomi Packard Dunn), has one great desire: to leave her culturally…

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QUEEN OF KATWE

, | 2016 | 124 minutes | | ,
Directed by Mira Nair

QUEEN OF KATWE is the colorful true story of a young girl selling corn on the streets of rural Uganda whose world rapidly changes when she is introduced to the game of chess, and, as a result of the support she receives from her family and community, is instilled with the confidence…

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MISS PEREGRINE’S HOME FOR PECULIAR CHILDREN

, , | 2016 | 127 minutes | | , ,
Directed by Tim Burton

From visionary director Tim Burton, and based upon the best-selling novel, comes an unforgettable motion picture experience. When Jake discovers clues to a mystery that spans different worlds and times, he finds a magical place known as Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children. But the mystery and danger deepen as he gets…

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THE MAGNIFICENT SEVEN

| 2016 | 132 minutes | | , , ,
Directed by Antoine Fuqua

Director Antoine Fuqua brings his modern vision to a classic story in Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures’ and Columbia Pictures’ THE MAGNIFICENT SEVEN. With the town of Rose Creek under the deadly control of industrialist Bartholomew Bogue (Peter Sarsgaard), the desperate townspeople, led by Emma Cullen (Haley Bennett), employ protection from seven outlaws, bounty hunters,…