Drama

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THE DEATH OF STALIN

| 2017 | 106 minutes | | , ,
Directed by Armando Iannucci

Saturday April 21, 2018 1:00pm
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The one-liners fly as fast as political fortunes fall in this uproarious, wickedly irreverent satire from Armando Iannucci (Veep, In the Loop). Moscow, 1953: when tyrannical dictator Joseph Stalin drops dead, his parasitic cronies square off in a frantic power struggle to be the next Soviet leader. Among the contenders are the…

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THE LAST MOVIE STAR

| 2017 | 94 minutes | |
Directed by Adam Rifkin

Friday April 20, 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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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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2018 Spectrum Film Festival: A MILLION HAPPY NOWS w/ Lead Actor and Producer Chrystal Chappell

| 2017 | 80 minutes | | , ,
Directed by Albert Alarr

Thursday April 26, 2018, 1:00pm
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Post-screening Skype Q&A with star/producer Chrystal Chappell Lainey Allen decides to retire from a soap opera she has starred in for twenty years. Along with her publicist and partner, Eva Morales, she moves to a beach house by the Central California coast. When Lainey starts to forget things more and more, they…

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2018 Spectrum Film Festival: LOVE, SIMON w/ Senator Elizabeth Warren and State Senator Julian Cyr

| 2018 | 110 minutes | | , , ,
Directed by Greg Berlanti

Friday April 27, 2018, 4:00pm
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NOTE: All tickets will also have a $1 surcharge added on to help establish The Tony Lombardi Memorial Scholarship. Pre-screening RECORDED personal video message from Senator Elizabeth Warren Pre-screening LIVE talk with State Senator Julian Cyr Everyone deserves a great love story. But for seventeen-year old Simon Spier it’s a little more complicated:…

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2018 Spectrum Film Festival: BECKS w/ Siren Mayhew and Sean McMahon Performing During the Post-Show Reception Sponsored by WMVY

| 2018 | 90 minutes | | , , ,
Directed by Elizabeth Rohrbaugh & Daniel Powell

Friday April 27, 2018, 7:30pm
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Post-show: Local musicians Siren Mayhew and Sean McMahon play their original music during a post-screening beer-and-wine reception sponsored exclusively by MVY Radio. Inspired by the real life of singer/songwriter Alyssa Robbins, BECKS follows a musician (Hall) who moves back to her childhood home in St. Louis after a crushing breakup with her…

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2018 Spectrum Film Festival: DISOBEDIENCE w/ Rabbi Caryn Broitman and Ljuba Davis Leading a Post-Film Discussion

, , | 2017 | 114 minutes | | , ,
Directed by Sebastián Lelio
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 Post-show: Rabbi Caryn Broitman and Ljuba Davis join us in person for a discussion on the many Jewish perspectives on LGBTQ issues. From Sebastián Lelio, the director of the Academy Award-winning A Fantastic Woman, the film follows a woman as she returns to the community that shunned her decades earlier for an…

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2018 Spectrum Film Festival: ANGELS IN AMERICA

| 2018 | 210 minutes | | , ,
Directed by Marianne Elliott

Sunday April 29, 2018, 12:30pm
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America in the mid-1980s. In the midst of the AIDS crisis and a conservative Reagan administration, New Yorkers grapple with life and death, love and sex, heaven and hell. Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Drama and considered to be one of the most important plays of the last hundred years, Tony…

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AN ORDINARY MAN

| 2018 | 90 minutes | | , ,
Directed by Brad Silberling

An infamous war criminal and former general (Ben Kingsley) spending his life on the run from international authorities is suddenly moved to a new hideout, where he develops a relationship with the maid that looks after him. But when he discovers that she is actually an agent hired to protect him, he…