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Genius
(pg-13) 104 min
in English
Now Playing

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.

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Maggie’s Plan
(r) 98 min
in English
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A sweet, sophisticated and funny exploration of the unexpected complexities of modern romance. Greta Gerwig is Maggie Hardin, a vibrant and practical New Yorker who decides it is time to have a child on her own. But when she meets John Harding (Ethan Hawke), Maggie falls in love for the first time. Yet John is in a strained marriage, and Maggie sets into motion a new plan.

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Weiner
(r) 96 min
in English
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Sexts, lies, and Carlos Danger: watch the wildest political meltdown in recent history as it unfolds. It’s 2013 and Anthony Weiner mounts an audacious comeback campaign for New York City mayor. But it’s not long before history repeats itself and new sexting allegations leave Weiner and his aides scrambling to contain the damage. Granted unfettered access to the candidate and his campaign, filmmakers Josh Kriegman and Elyse Steinberg capture a jaw-dropping, behind-the-scenes look at the political machine as it breaks down.

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Sing Street
(pg-13) 106 min
in English
Now Playing

In 1980s Dublin, 14-year-old boy named Conor (Ferdia Walsh-Peelo) is looking for a break from a strained home life, while trying to adjust to his new public school where the kids are rough and the teachers are rougher. He invites the über-cool and beautiful Raphina (Lucy Boynton) to star in his band’s music videos. There’s only one problem: he’s not part of a band…yet.

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The Jungle Book
(pg) 111 min
in English
Weekend Family Matinee

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.

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One Show Only!
Sun, Jul 24 at 10AM
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Baba Joon
(nr) 91 min
in Farsi with English subtitles
Reel Israel DC

Yitzhak runs the turkey farm his father built with his own two hands after they emigrated from Iran to Israel. When his son Moti turns 13, Yitzhak teaches him the trade, hoping that he will continue the proud family tradition. But Moti’s passion is fixing up junkyard cars and bringing them back to life. The rebellious boy is not at all shy about letting his father know that he has no interest in turkeys, but for Yitzhak this rejection isn’t just a matter of personal interest — it’s an insult to all the values he holds most dear.

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One Show Only!
Wed, Jul 27 at 8PM
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Kind Words
(nr) 118 min
in Hebrew with English subtitles
Coming Soon

A New York Times Critic’s Pick! This quirky and wry comedy follows three Jewish Israeli siblings – Dorona and brothers Netanel and Shai – who, in the wake of their mother’s death, learn the man who raised them is not their biological dad. The revelation sends them on a road trip from Israel across France to discover the truth about their real father. The sixth feature from writer-director Shemi Zarhin explores an unraveling family secret and the bittersweet journey of self-discovery that follows.

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Opening Fri, Jul 29
Bad Moms
(r) 101 min
in English
Coming Soon

Amy (Mila Kunis) has a seemingly perfect life. However she’s over-worked, over-committed and exhausted to the point that she’s about to snap. Fed up, she joins forces with two other over-stressed moms on a quest to liberate themselves from conventional responsibilities – going on a wild, un-mom-like binge of long overdue freedom, fun and self-indulgence – putting them on a collision course with PTA Queen Bee Gwendolyn and her clique of perfect moms.

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Opening Fri, Jul 29
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Free to Run
(nr) 100 min
in English
Avalon Docs

Today, all anybody needs to run is the determination and a pair of the right shoes. But just fifty years ago, running was viewed almost exclusively as the domain of elite male athletes who competed on tracks. With insight and propulsive energy, director Pierre Morath traces running’s rise to the 1960s, examining how the liberation movements and newfound sense of personal freedom that defined the era took the sport out of the stadiums and onto the streets.

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One Show Only!
Wed, Aug 3 at 8:00pm
Home Care
(nr) 92 min
in Czech with English subtitles
Lions of Czech Film

Dedicated home care nurse Vlasta attends her whimsical patients in her Southern Moravia country region. After Vlasta learns about her own serious illness and need for help, she has to reach outside of her comfort zone. Thanks to the daughter of one of her patients who introduces her to an esoteric mentor, Vlasta starts to discover the realm of alternative healing. All this is frowned upon by her husband Lada, who doesn’t believe in all this nonsense one bit. Drama and comedy intertwine as Vlasta realizes – for the first time in her life – that she needs care too.

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One Show Only!
Wed, Aug 10 at 8:00pm
Little Men
(pg) 85 min
in English
Coming Soon

Jake (Theo Taplitz) is a quiet, sensitive middle schooler with dreams of being an artist. He meets the affably brash Tony (Michael Barbieri) at his grandfather’s funeral, and the unlikely pair soon hit it off. The budding friendship is put at risk, however, when a rent dispute between Jake’s father, Brian (Greg Kinnear), and Tony’s mother, Leonor (Paulina Garcia), threatens to become contentious.

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Opening Fri, Aug 12
Fire Birds
(nr) 105 min
in Hebrew with English subtitles
Reel Israel DC

An eighty-year-old man’s body is found with three stab wounds to the chest and a number tattooed along his forearm. Amnon, a police detective and second generation Holocaust survivor, reluctantly accepts the case and struggles to bring it to a quick close. In the weeks leading up to his death Amikam, the victim, sought a ‘membership card’ to the most horrible club in the world: the club of Holocaust survivors. Despite his age he was still attractive and his charm was evident as he searched the obituaries for widows to beguile. As the story interweaves past and present, we witness each man’s struggle to rejoin the society which rejected him.

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One Show Only!
Wed, Aug 24 at 8pm

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Same rates apply to Wednesday Signature Series programs. Avalon Members must purchase their discounted tickets at the box office.

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