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After months have passed without a culprit in her daughter’s murder case, Mildred Hayes (Frances McDormand) makes a bold move, painting three signs leading into her town with a controversial message directed at William Willoughby (Woody Harrelson), the town’s revered chief of police. When his second-in-command, Officer Dixon — an immature mother’s boy with a penchant for violence — gets involved, the battle is only exacerbated.
After powerful Senate Majority Leader Lyndon Johnson (Woody Harrelson) loses the 1960 Democratic presidential nomination to JFK, he agrees to be his young rival’s running mate. But despite his extensive legislative experience and shrewd political instincts, Johnson finds himself sidelined after the election. That all changes on Nov. 22, 1963, when Kennedy is assassinated and Johnson, with devoted wife Lady Bird (Jennifer Jason Leigh) by his side, is suddenly thrust into the presidency.
The world’s first fully-painted animated feature film, brings the paintings of Vincent van Gogh to life to tell his remarkable story. As remarkable as Vincent’s brilliant paintings is his passionate, ill-fated life and mysterious death. In this biopic painted in Vincent van Gogh’s signature style, Armand Roulin (voiced by Douglas Booth), who sat for van Gogh, sets out to investigate how the artist died. The voice cast also includes Chris O’Dowd and Saoirse Ronan.
Drawing from over 100 hours of never-before-seen footage that has been tucked away in the National Geographic archives for over 50 years, award-winning director Brett Morgen offers an unprecedented, intimate portrait of Jane Goodall, whose chimpanzee research challenged the male-dominated scientific consensus of her time and revolutionized our understanding of the natural world.
In LADY BIRD, Greta Gerwig reveals herself to be a bold new cinematic voice with her directorial debut, excavating both the humor and pathos in the turbulent bond between a mother and her teenage daughter. Christine “Lady Bird” McPherson (Saoirse Ronan) fights against but is exactly like her wildly loving, deeply opinionated and strong-willed mom, a nurse working tirelessly to keep her family afloat after Lady Bird’s father loses his job.
Wed, Nov 29 at 8PM
In the months before the start of WW2, a journalist travels to a town near the Polish-German border in search of an author he admires. What he finds wis a an exceptional tenement house full of weird and wonderful residents. The film focuses on its inhabitants, including the beautiful Jewish woman Róża (MARIE CURIE’s Karolina Gruszka) and three men infatuated with her: a Pole, a Silesian and a German.
Sponsored by the Ed Berkowitz Film Education Fund. What makes a film score unforgettable? SCORE: A FILM MUSIC DOCUMENTARY brings Hollywood's elite composers together to give viewers a privileged look inside the musical challenges and creative secrecy of the world's most...
Wed, Dec 13 at 8PM
A record-breaking smash in the Czech Republic, nominated for two Czech Lion Awards, ANGEL OF THE LORD 2 is the sequel to the popular Czech fairy tale about the angel Petronel who works at Heaven’s door, but is convinced that he deserves a better job. His eternal tempter, devil Uriah, provokes Petronel by saying, “Just pick an apple from the tree of knowledge and you will know what only God knows and the way to well-deserved recognition.” In the skirmish, the rare fruit rolls off to the Earth and the scatterbrained angel and his nemesis must go find the apple in the world of people.
Sun, Jan 21 at 10:30AM
Two shows only! No artist better captures the essence and allure of Venice than Giovanni Antonio Canal, better known as Canaletto. A remarkable group of over 200 paintings, drawings and prints on display at London’s Queen’s Gallery at Buckingham Palace offer unparalleled insight into the artistry of Canaletto and his contemporaries, and the city he became a master at capturing. Cinema-goers visit the sites immortalised in Canaletto’s views – from the Rialto Bridge to the Piazza San Marco, and the Palazzo Ducale to the Church of Santi Giovanni e Paolo. Guided by Royal Collection Trust curators and the world’s leading experts in Venetian history, the film is not only a wonderful way to see the exhibition, but an opportunity to get closer to Canaletto and the city that inspired him.