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Beatriz at Dinner
(r) 83 min
in English
Now Playing

At an elegant dinner party in a swanky hilltop home, conversation between a softspoken holistic healer (Salma Hayek) and a hard-nosed businessman (John Lithgow) explodes into a bitter clash of cultures. The latest provocative film from director Miguel Arteta and screenwriter Mike White explores the widening gulf between the world’s haves and havenots with fierce insight and unexpected humor.

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Past Life
(nr) 109 min
in Hebrew, English, German, and Polish with English subtitles
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Inspired by true events, PAST LIFE tracks the daring 1977 trans-European odyssey of two sisters – one an introverted ambitious classical music composer, and the other a combative liberal magazine editor. As they try to unravel a disturbing wartime mystery that has cast a foreboding shadow on their entire lives, they realize that freedom from the shackles of the past requires painful sacrifices, as does the struggle to discover one’s unique voice.

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One Week and a Day
(nr) 98 min
in Hebrew with English subtitles
Reel Israel DC

As Eyal finishes the traditional Jewish week of mourning for his late son, his wife Vicky urges him to return to their routine — but just because the shiva has ended doesn’t mean it’s life as usual. Asaph Polonsky’s debut feature provides a nuanced perspective on loss that is humorous, touching, and above all else, life affirming.

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One Show Only!
Wed, Jun 28 at 8PM
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The Exception
(r) 107 min
in English
Coming Soon

This World War II-era romance thriller follows German soldier Stefan Brandt (Jai Courtney) on a mission to investigate Kaiser Wilhelm II (Christopher Plummer), exiled in The Netherlands. As Brandt begins to infiltrate the Kaiser’s life, he’s drawn into an unexpected romance with maid Mieke (Lily James), who is secretly Jewish.

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Opening Fri, Jun 30
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Like Crazy
(nr) 118 min
in Italian with English subtitles
Programmer's Choice

A motor-mouthed fantasist and a tattooed introvert are both patients at the Villa Biondi, a progressive but secure psychiatric clinic. Paolo Virzì’s new film tells the story of the unpredictable and moving friendship that develops between the two women as they flee the mental institution in search of love and happiness in the outside world.

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One Show Only!
Wed, Jul 5 at 8PM
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The Midwife
(nr) 117 min
in French with English subtitles
Coming Soon

Two of French cinema’s biggest stars shine in this bittersweet drama about the unlikely friendship that develops between Claire (Catherine Frot), a talented midwife, and Béatrice (Catherine Deneuve), the estranged mistress of Claire’s late father. Though polar opposites, the two come to rely on each other as they cope with the unusual circumstance that brought them together in this sharp character study from the César-award winning director Martin Provost (Séraphine).

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Opening Fri, Jul 21

Showing Today Wed, Jun 28

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Admission (as of July 1, 2016): $12.25 Adults, $9.00 Matinee Shows, $9.50 Seniors (62+), $9.75 Students, $9.25 Children (12 & under) and Military, $8.00 Avalon Members, $7.00 Seniors who are Avalon Members.
Same rates apply to Wednesday Signature Series programs. Avalon Members must purchase their discounted tickets at the box office.

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