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ISLE OF DOGS

2018 | 101 minutes | | , , ,
Directed by Wes Anderson

Sunday April 22, 2018, 1:00pm
Wednesday April 25, 2018, 7:30pm

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In this stop-motion-animated film from writer/director Wes Anderson, an outbreak of canine flu in Japan leads all dogs to be quarantined on an island. A boy (voice of Koyu Rankin) journeys there to rescue his dog Spots (Liev Schreiber), and gets help from a pack of misfit canines who have also been…

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THE LAST MOVIE STAR

| 2017 | 94 minutes | |
Directed by Adam Rifkin

Sunday April 22, 2018, 7:30pm
Wednesday April 25, 2018, 4:00pm

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An aging movie star (Burt Reynolds) accepts an invitation to receive a lifetime achievement award at a film festival, but the ceremonies are far from the glamour he anticipated. The former star reflects on his life while accompanied by a brash millennial chauffeur (Ariel Winter) in this dramedy written and directed by…

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THE LAST PIG (Free Admission)

2017 | 54 minutes | |
Directed by Allison Argo

Sunday April 22, 2018, 4:00pm

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Award Winning Director Allison Argo will be present to discuss the making of the film and answer your questions! Through this personal journey, THE LAST PIG raises crucial questions about equality, the value of compassion and the sanctity of life. Comis’ soul-bearing narrative carries us through his final year of farming pigs,…

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Film Noir Classics with Paul Karasik: HIGH AND LOW

| 1963 | 143 minutes | | , ,
Directed by Akira Kurosawa

Tuesday April 24, 2018, 7:30pm

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Guest Introduction by Paul Karasik. Toshiro Mifune stars as a wealthy industrialist whose family becomes the target of a ruthless kidnapper in Akira Kurosawa’s exemplary film noir. Based on Ed McBain’s detective novel “King’s Ransom,” “High and Low” is both a riveting thriller and a brilliant commentary on contemporary Japanese society. Paul…

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SPECTRUM FILM FESTIVAL 2018: ALL-ACCESS PASS

| 2018 | 4 days/nights | |

Thursday April 26, 2018
Friday April 27, 2018
Saturday April 28, 2018
Sunday April 29, 2018
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*IMPORTANT*  If you purchase an All-Access Pass, please be sure to email Garri Saganenko at garri@mvfilmsociety with the choices of the films/events you intend to attend (even if you intend to come to every event) so we can reserve a seat/ticket for you.   An All-Access Pass Allows Admission to Every Spectrum…

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THE MET LIVE: CENDRILLON

1895 | 167 minutes | |
Written by Jules Massenet

Saturday April 28, 2018, 12:55pm (Film Center)
SPECIAL EVENT
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“Glorious,” raved the New York Times when Joyce DiDonato sang the title role of Cendrillon at the Royal Opera in 2011. “Her performance was thoroughly enchanting.” Now, for the first time ever, Massenet’s sumptuous take on the Cinderella story comes to the Met, with DiDonato starring in the title role. She is…