New and Noteworthy
GENIUS is a stirring drama about the complex friendship and transformative professional relationship between Maxwell Perkins (Colin Firth), the editor who discovered F. Scott Fitzgerald and Ernest Hemingway, and the larger-than-life literary giant Thomas Wolfe (Jude Law). From Academy Award-nominated screenwriter John Logan (SKYFALL) and acclaimed, Tony Award-winning director Michael Grandage in his feature film debut.
Starring Matthew McConaughey. FREE STATE OF JONES is an epic action-drama set during the Civil War, and tells the true story of defiant Southern farmer, Newt Knight, and his extraordinary armed rebellion against the Confederacy. Banding together with other small farmers and local slaves, Knight launched an uprising that led Jones County, Mississippi to secede from the Confederacy, creating a Free State of Jones.
In this sumptuous drama set in late 19th-century France, Léa Seydoux (BLUE IS THE WARMEST COLOR) stars as Célestine, a resentful young chambermaid who takes a position in a bourgeoisie home in Normandy. She immediately chafes against the cruelty and perversions of her upper class employers, including the humiliating rules of her mistress (Clotilde Mollet). As she rebuffs the groping advances of Monsieur (Hervé Pierre), Célestine develops a fascination with the brooding, anti-Semitic gardener Joseph (Vincent Lindon).
Wed, Jun 29 at 8PM
A bitter-sweet and poignant story of sisters Marta and Kasia who must join forces, despite their mutual dislike, when faced with a family crisis. Strongly opinionated Marta is a successful actress but still can’t find her way in life. In contrast, Kasia is sensitive with a tendency towards exaltation. No great love exists between them. However, their mother’s sudden illness forces them to act together to take care of their beloved but despotic father.
Sat, Jul 9 at 10AM
This 1999 adaptation of the beloved E.B. While novel stars Geena Davis and Hugh Laurie and features the voice talents of Michael J. Fox and Nathan Lane. When the Littles go to an orphanage to adopt a new family member, their son, George, insists on a little brother as opposed to a big one. His request is honored more literally than he ever imagined when a charming young mouse named Stuart is chosen. Presented in partnership with Politics & Prose.
Sat, Jul 23 at 10AM
Based on Rudyard Kipling’s timeless stories, The Jungle Book is an all-new live-action epic adventure about Mowgli, a man-cub who’s been raised by a family of wolves. Mowgli finds he is no longer welcome in the jungle when fearsome tiger Shere Khan, who bears the scars of Man, promises to eliminate what he sees as a threat. Urged to abandon the only home he’s ever known, Mowgli embarks on a captivating journey of self-discovery. Presented in partnership with Politics & Prose.