Film Archives

MVIFF 2018: OH LUCY!

| 2018 | 96 minutes | | ,
Atsuko Hirayanagi

Setsuko is a single, emotionally unfulfilled woman, seemingly stuck with a drab, meaningless life in Tokyo. At least until she’s convinced by her niece, Mika to enroll in an unorthodox English class that requires her to wear a blonde wig and take on an American alter ego named “Lucy.” This new identity…

MVIFF 2018: ZAMA

| 2018 | 115 minutes | |
Lucrecia Martel

Zama, an officer of the Spanish Crown born in South America, waits for a letter from the King granting him a transfer from the town in which he is stagnating, to a better place. His situation is delicate. He must ensure that nothing overshadows his transfer. He is forced to accept submissively…

MVIFF 2018: LA FAMILIA

| 2018 | 88 minutes | |
Gustavo Rondon Cardova

A Venezuelan single father struggling to make ends meet and his 12-year-old son, Pedro, go into hiding in Caracas after Pedro finds himself in over his head in a gang fight and stabs another boy. The pair suddenly spend all their time together and must learn to act like a family in…

MVIFF 2018: THE SAINT BERNARD SYNDICATE

, | 2018 | 98 minutes | |
Mads Brügger

Two men head to China to make money selling Saint Bernard Dogs in this oddball comedy film. One of the pair has recently learned he has A.L.S. and wants to seize the day, the other sees a potential business opportunity and a partner with the funds to make it happen. Together they…

MVIFF 2018: THE HEIRESSES (LAS HEREDERAS)

| 2018 | 95 minutes | |
Marcelo Martinessi

Chela and Chiquita, both descended from wealthy families in Asunción, Paraguay, have been together for over 30 years. But recently their financial situation has worsened and they begin selling off their inherited possessions. But when their debts lead to Chiquita being imprisoned on fraud charges, Chela is forced to face a new…

INVISIBLE HANDS Q&A with Director Shraysi Tandon

| 2017 | 80 minutes | |
Directed by Shraysi Tandon

Director Shraysi Tandon and Executive Producer Christina Weiss Lurie will join us afterward for a discussion. INVISIBLE HANDS is a feature documentary that exposes child labor and child trafficking within the supply chains of the world’s biggest global companies. The film marks the directorial debut of journalist Shraysi Tandon and is produced…

MVIFF 2018: ALL-ACCESS INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL PASS

| 2018 | six days/nights | | , ,

ALL-ACCESS FESTIVAL PASS Click here for festival information and details Click here for Film Schedule and Events at MVIFF 2018 $250 per person $220 per person, discounted for film society members General Admission to any film during the festival (however pass holder must pre-select movie tickets at box office, and arrive 10…

PUZZLE

| 2018 | 103 minutes | |
Directed by Mark Turtletaub

A woman who has a talent for assembling jigsaw puzzles sneaks away from her suburban town and goes to New York City, where she partners with a man for a puzzle tournament in Atlantic City. As she experiences independence for the first time, she begins to view her value and the pieces…

EIGHTH GRADE – Last showing!

| 2018 | 94 minutes | | ,
Bo Burnham

Thirteen-year-old Kayla endures the tidal wave of contemporary suburban adolescence as she makes her way through the last week of middle school–the end of her thus far disastrous eighth grade year before she begins high school.

FAR FROM THE TREE with Director Rachel Dretzin and Dr. Henry Louis Gates Jr.

| 2018 | 93 minutes | |
Rachel Dretzin

Q&A with Director Rachel Dretzin and Dr. Henry Louis Gates Jr. afterward FAR FROM THE TREE follows families meeting extraordinary challenges through love, empathy, and understanding. This life-affirming documentary encourages us to cherish loved ones for all they are, not who they might have been. Based on Andrew Solomon’s award-winning, critically acclaimed,…

BLACK PANTHER: SUMMER REDUX

2018 | 135 minutes | | ,
Directed by Ryan Coogler

“Black Panther” follows T’Challa who, after the events of “Captain America: Civil War,” returns home to the isolated, technologically advanced African nation of Wakanda to take his place as King. However, when an old enemy reappears on the radar, T’Challa’s mettle as King and Black Panther is tested when he is drawn…

MAMMA MIA! HERE WE GO AGAIN

2018 | 114 minutes | | ,
Ol Parker

In 1979 young Donna, Tanya and Rosie graduate from Oxford University — leaving Donna free to embark on a series of adventures throughout Europe. On her journeys, she makes the acquaintances of Harry, Bill and Sam — the latter whom she falls in love with, but he’s also the man who breaks…

CHRISTOPHER ROBIN – Last Showing!

| 2018 | 120 mins | | ,
Directed by Marc Foster

In the heartwarming live action adventure “Disney’s Christopher Robin,” the young boy who loved embarking on adventures in the Hundred Acre Wood with a band of spirited and loveable stuffed animals, has grown up and lost his way. Now it is up to his childhood friends to venture into our world and…

MET OPERA LIVE: AIDA

| 1871 | 3 hrs. 36 min. | |

Soprano Anna Netrebko sings her first Met Aida, with mezzo-soprano Anita Rachvelishvili as her formidable rival Amneris. Aleksandrs Antonenko is the warrior Radamès, and Nicola Luisotti takes the podium for the Met’s monumental production. An enslaved Nubian princess, Aida, finds her heart entangled with Radames, an Egyptian soldier who is betrothed to the Pharaoh’s daughter,…

MET OPERA LIVE: SAMSON ET DALILA

| 1877 | 3 hrs. 4 min. | |

Saint-Saëns’s biblical epic Samson et Dalila stars Elīna Garanča and Roberto Alagna in the title roles; the pair was last seen together by HD audiences in the acclaimed 2010 transmission of Bizet’s Carmen. Laurent Naouri co-stars as the High Priest, with Elchin Azizov as the Philistine King Abimélech and Dmitry Belosselskiy as…

MET OPERA LIVE: MARNIE

| 2018 | 2 hrs. 52 min. | |

Nico Muhly’s Marnie, based on Winston Graham’s novel, which in turn inspired Alfred Hitchock’s suspenseful thriller, has its U.S. premiere at the Met this season. Isabel Leonard stars in the title role opposite Christopher Maltman as her blackmailing husband Mark Rutland, Iestyn Davies as his brother Terry, Janis Kelly as Mrs. Rutland, and…

MET OPERA LIVE: ADRIANA LECOUVREUR

| 1902 | 3 hrs. 25 min. | |

For the first time at the Met, Anna Netrebko sings the title role of Adriana Lecouvreur, the great 18th-century actress in love with the military hero Maurizio, sung by Piotr Beczała. Gianandrea Noseda conducts Cilea’s tragedy, directed by Sir David McVicar, with the action partially set in a working replica of a…

MET OPERA LIVE: DIE WALKÜRE

| 1870 | 4 hrs. 55 min. | |

The second installment of Wagner’s Ring cycle, Die Walküre, stars heroic soprano Christine Goerke as the warrior goddess Brünnhilde, whose encounter with the mortal twins Siegmund and Sieglinde, sung by Stuart Skelton and Eva-Maria Westbroek, leads her on a journey from Valhalla to earthbound humanity. Philippe Jordan conducts.

MET OPERA LIVE: DIALOGUES DES CARMÉLITES

| 1953 | 3 hrs. 29 min. | |

Met Music Director Yannick Nézet-Séguin leads an accomplished ensemble in Poulenc’s devastating modern masterpiece of faith and martyrdom. Isabel Leonard is the young Blanche de La Force, opposite Met legend Karita Mattila as the First Prioress

MET OPERA LIVE: LA TRAVIATA

| 1853 | 3 hrs. 32 min. | |

Met Music Director Yannick Nézet-Séguin conducts Verdi’s timeless tragedy La Traviata. Directed by Michael Mayer, this new production features a dazzling 18th-century setting thatchanges with the seasons. Diana Damrau is the doomed heroine Violetta, opposite Juan Diego Flórez as her lover, Alfredo, and as Alfredo’s protective father, Giorgio Germont.

MET OPERA LIVE: LA FILLE DU RÉGIMENT

| 1839 | 2 hrs. 55 mins. | |

Bel canto stars Pretty Yende and Javier Camarena team up for a feast of vocal fireworks on the Met stage. Maurizio Muraro is Sergeant Sulplice, with Stephanie Blythe as the outlandish Marquise of Berkenfield. Enrique Mazzola conducts. La Fille du Régiment is a co-production of the Metropolitan Opera; the Royal Opera House,…

MET OPERA LIVE: LA FANCIULLA DEL WEST — Postponed until November 3rd

| 1910 | 222 mins. | |

Soprano Eva-Maria Westbroek sings Puccini’s gun-slinging heroine in this romantic epic of the Wild West, alongside star tenor Jonas Kaufmann in the role of the outlaw Dick Johnson. Baritone Željko Lučić is the vigilante sheriff Jack Rance, and Marco Armiliato conducts. World Premiere: Metropolitan Opera, New York, 1910. Puccini’s “American” opera, based on…

MET OPERA LIVE: CARMEN

| 1875 | 3 hrs. 41 min. | |

Clémentine Margaine is opera’s ultimate seductress, opposite Roberto Alagna, who captivated Live in HD audiences as Don José in 2010. Louis Langrée conducts Sir Richard Eyre’s lively production, a favorite in the Met’s repertoire.

MISSION-IMPOSSIBLE: FALLOUT — Last Showing today.

2018 | 2 hrs. 27 min. | |
Directed by Christopher McQuarrie

The best intentions often come back to haunt you. MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE – FALLOUT finds Ethan Hunt (Tom Cruise) and his IMF team (Alec Baldwin, Simon Pegg, Ving Rhames) along with some familiar allies (Rebecca Ferguson, Michelle Monaghan) in a race against time after a mission gone wrong. Henry Cavill, Angela Bassett, and…

THE MET: LIVE IN HD 2018/19 MINI SEASON PASS (any 5 performances)

| 2018-19 | |

The Met: Live in HD, the Metropolitan Opera’s award-winning series of live high-definition cinema simulcasts, will begin its 13th season on October 6, with the Met’s grand production of Verdi’s Aida, starring one of the world’s most acclaimed sopranos, Anna Netrebko. The company also announced that Yannick Nézet-Séguin will become the Met’s…

THE MET: LIVE IN HD 2018/19 SEASON PASS TO ALL 10 LIVE PERFORMANCES

| 2018-19 | |

MET OPERA LIVE — SEASON PASSES ON SALE NOW! The Met: Live in HD, the Metropolitan Opera’s award-winning series of live high-definition cinema simulcasts, will begin its 13th season on October 6, with the Met’s grand production of Verdi’s Aida, starring one of the world’s most acclaimed sopranos, Anna Netrebko. The company…

SKYSCRAPER – Last showing!

2018 | 103 minutes | | , ,
Directed by Rawson Marshall Thurber

Global icon Dwayne Johnson leads the cast of Legendary’s SKYSCRAPER as former FBI Hostage Rescue Team leader and U.S. war veteran Will Ford, who now assesses security for skyscrapers. On assignment in China he finds the tallest, safest building in the world suddenly ablaze, and he’s been framed for it. A wanted…

SORRY TO BOTHER YOU (cancellation make-up)

| 2018 | 105 minutes | |
Directed by Boots Riley

In an alternate present-day version of Oakland, black telemarketer Cassius Green (Lakeith Stanfield) discovers a magical key to professional success, which propels him into a macabre universe of “powercalling” that leads to material glory. But the upswing in Cassius’ career raises serious red flags with his girlfriend Detroit (Tessa Thompson), a performance…

BLACKkKLANSMAN

| 2018 | 128 mins | | , ,
Directed by Spike Lee

From visionary filmmaker Spike Lee comes the incredible true story of an American hero. It’s the early 1970s, and Ron Stallworth (John David Washington) is the first African-American detective to serve in the Colorado Springs Police Department. Determined to make a name for himself, Stallworth bravely sets out on a dangerous mission:…

THREE IDENTICAL STRANGERS

| 2018 | 96 Minutes | |
Tim Wardle

Three strangers are reunited by astonishing coincidence after being born identical triplets, separated at birth, and adopted by three different families. Their jaw-dropping, feel-good story instantly becomes a global sensation complete with fame and celebrity, however, the fairy-tale reunion sets in motion a series of events that unearth an unimaginable secret —…