Critically acclaimed films, restored classics, noteworthy films
Critically acclaimed films, restored classics, noteworthy films
Critically acclaimed films, restored classics, noteworthy films
Critically acclaimed films, restored classics, noteworthy films

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Ammonite Quad
Ammonite
Now through Jan 23
Q&A with actresses Kate Winslet and Saoirse Ronan plus writer/director Francis Lee

Set in the 1840's on England's isolated and rugged Southern coastline, a once-acclaimed paleontologist fading into obscurity is forced by financial pressures to take in a wealthy young woman sent to convalesce by the sea -- ultimately altering both of their lives forever.


The Crossing Quad
The Crossing
Now through Jan 24
Q&A with director Juliana Penaranda-Loftus, border minister Victor Bautista, and activist Gaby Arellano launches January 17

Our first entry in this year's competition for Best Documentary Short is the story of the Venezuelan humanitarian crisis and the small border city willing to help. When desperate refugees fleeing Venezuela are welcomed by a small Colombian border city, a political firestorm erupts. A moving portrait of conflict, suffering, generosity, and the ultimate power of the human spirit.


River Tales Quad
River Tales
Now through Jan 25
Q&A with director Julie Schroell launches January 18 at 7:30PM

Luxembourg's entry in the race for Best Foreign Language Feature is set against a backdrop of 500 years of disastrous colonization and exploitation, where Nicaragua has suffered 72 failed attempts to turn the mythic San Juan River into a shortcut between the Atlantic and Pacific. When the latest effort prompts a local drama teacher and his students to stage a play protesting plans to create a new "Panama Canal," the teacher is forced to flee for his life.


TUC-Quad
Totally Under Control
Now through Jan 26
Guest host Judd Apatow moderates the Q&A with filmmakers Alex Gibney, Ophelia Harutyunyan and Suzanne Hillinger

Oscar-winning director Alex Gibney's in-depth documentary on how the Trump administration handled the federal response to the COVID-19 outbreak during the early months of the pandemic.


SOS-Quad
Songs of Solomon
Now through Jan 27
Q&A with direct Arman Nshanian launches 1/20 at 7:30

Armenia's official entry in this year's race for Best Foreign Language Feature, SONGS OF SOLOMON -- the story of a forbidden friendship between Turkish and Armenian children (including a young musical prodigy), leading to tragic consequences during the ethnic massacres which eventually resulted in the Armenian genocide.


Shorts Night #2 Quad
Oscar Buzz with Ouat Media
Now through Jan 28
Each film features a short Q&A introduction from the filmmaker

Our second compilation of short films (as curated by Canada's Ouat Media) includes FOREIGNER, PICK, AFTER CLASS, and ENTRE TU Y MILAGROS.


NL-Quad
Nova Lituania
Now through Jan 29
Q&A with director Karolis Kaupinis launches 1/22 at 7:30

Lithuania's entry in the race for Best Foreign Language Feature is the surprisingly relevant satire about a professor's quixotic quest to convince his government to create a backup state overseas as the country faces invasion prior to World War II -- a story which draws some uncomfortable parallels to the current state of world politics.


Acasa-Quad
Acasa, My Home
Now through Jan 30
Q&A with director Radu Ciorniciuc and Raluca Negulescu Balaci of UIPath Foundation launches 1/23 at 7:30pm

When a Bucharest-based investigative reporter started looking into plans to create a nature reserve on the site of an old landfill, he discovered a family of 11 living there -- who would then be relocated, forced to adapt to life in the big city. With no formal training, he decided to become a filmmaker on the spot -- spending the next four years making this highly acclaimed documentary.


Extracurricular Quad
Extracurricular
Now through Jan 31
Q&A with director/writer Ivan-Goran Vitez launches 1/24 at 7:30

Croatia's submission for Best Foreign Language Feature submission is a broad satire focusing on the divorced father of a 9 year-old so angry that she can't spend her birthday with him that he shows up at her classroom with a cake...and a gun, prompting the local mayor, journalists, and police chief to milk the situation for their own advantage.


Boys State Quad
Boys State
Now through Feb 1
Q&A with directors Amanda McBain and Jesse Moss launches 1/25 at 7:30

The winner of this year's Sundance Grand Jury Prize for Best Documentary Feature (and one of Barack Obama's personal favorites for 2020) follows what happens when a thousand 17-year-old boys from all across Texas participate in an exercise to create a mock government -- only to reveal some very uncomfortable truths about modern American politics.


Better Days Quad
Better Days
Now through Feb 2
Q&A with director Derek Tsang launches 1/26 at 7:30

Hong Kong's entry in the race for Best Foreign Language Film is the extraordinarily moving story of a bullied teenager who forms an unexpected bond with a street thug who agrees to protect her -- all while she copes with the pressures of the national college entrance exams which determine the future for millions of students and their families.


TET Quad
The Endless Trench
Now through Feb 3
Q&A with directors Aitor Arregi, Jon Garano, and Jose Marin Goenaga launches 1/27 at 7:30

Spain's entry in this year's race for Best Foreign Language Film is a fictionalized account based on the real-life stories of political refugees marked for death during the Spanish Civil War who remained hidden inside their own homes -- enduring the emotional toll of endless isolation for more than 40 years.


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