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PARASITE

PARASITE

Bong Joon Ho (THE HOST, SNOWPIERCER) pits a scheming working class family against a wealthy household for a pitch-black modern fairytale about class struggle, turning in one of the most dynamic thrillers in recent memory.

THE LIGHTHOUSE

THE LIGHTHOUSE

From Robert Eggers, the visionary filmmaker behind the modern horror masterpiece THE WITCH, comes this hypnotic and hallucinatory tale of two lighthouse keepers on a remote and mysterious New England island in the 1890s.

PAIN AND GLORY (Dolor y gloria)

PAIN AND GLORY (Dolor y gloria)

As the career of a celebrated director (played by Antonio Banderas) begins to wind down and his work is up for reflection, he’s physically and creatively debilitated by pain. Out of desperation, he begins to self-medicate and retreats into his past and the vitality of his youth.

THE ROOM

THE ROOM

A friendly, selfless man who greets everyone with a disarming "Oh, hai..." discovers that you can't trust anyone after getting engaged to a manipulative, self-serving siren who seduces his best friend and destroys his life.

LINDA RONSTADT: THE SOUND OF MY VOICE

LINDA RONSTADT: THE SOUND OF MY VOICE

For over five decades, Linda Ronstadt’s phenomenal vocal range, interpretive versatility and charisma scored her numerous awards and multiple platinum albums, eventually culminating in her induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame after Parkinson’s disease forced her off the stage.

SÁTÁNTANGÓ

SÁTÁNTANGÓ

Hungarian filmmaker Béla Tarr’s 7.5-hour magnum opus depicts the autumn return of a false prophet to an impoverished village in the Hungarian plains. A quarter century since its premiere, this masterful work of modern cinema returns to the Belcourt via the tour of a brand new 4K restoration.

DOWNTOWN 81

DOWNTOWN 81

DOWNTOWN 81 documents a day in the life of artistic innovator Jean-Michel Basquiat, just as he is poised for fame during the exciting emergence of hip hop, New York’s no wave movement, and the evolution of graffiti into a respectable art form.

SYNONYMS (Synonymes)

SYNONYMS (Synonymes)

Yoav, a young Israeli man, has just landed in Paris—believing that France will be his salvation from what he sees as the madness of his country. Aided by his trusty French dictionary, he believes nothing will come between him and French naturalization.

THE IRISHMAN

THE IRISHMAN

An epic saga chronicling one of the greatest unsolved mysteries in American history, the disappearance of legendary union boss Jimmy Hoffa—as told through the eyes of a hustler and hitman who worked alongside some of the most notorious figures of the 20th century.

LITTLE CAESAR

LITTLE CAESAR

Small-town hoodlum ‘Rico’ Cesare Bandello is fed up with robbing mom and pop shops for peanuts. He relocates childhood pal Joe Massaro and his big city ambitions Eastward, signing up with second-tier gangster Sam Vittori.

THE PUBLIC ENEMY

THE PUBLIC ENEMY

Irish-American street punks Tom Powers and best friend Matt Doyle rise up through the ranks of Chicago’s underworld as Tom devolves into a reliably ruthless killer for the city’s most notorious mobster. Just as they become accustomed to power and fortune, their boss’ accidental death sparks a bloody mob war.

THE LAST WALTZ

THE LAST WALTZ

Now a perennial kickoff to the week of Thanksgiving, we offer once again Martin Scorsese’s masterful 1978 concert film: an all-star affair, a seven-camera shoot, the final gig of The Band, and the most satisfying postlude to a Thanksgiving dinner that promoter Bill Graham could muster.

WAVES

WAVES

Set against the vibrant landscape of South Florida, WAVES traces the epic emotional journey of a suburban African-American family—led by a well-intentioned but domineering father—as they navigate love and forgiveness while coming together in the aftermath of a loss.

HONEY BOY

HONEY BOY

From a screenplay by Shia LaBeouf, based on his own experiences, award-winning filmmaker Alma Har'el brings to life a young actor's stormy childhood and early adult years as he struggles to reconcile with his father through cinema and dreams.

BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER

BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER

Before Buffy, there was…Buffy. Five years before Joss Whedon’s watershed TV show, his vampire-slaying heroine had a movie all her own featuring Kristy Swanson as the stake-wielding Chosen One—who learns that her destiny is to destroy the undead.

SCARFACE

SCARFACE

Tony Camonte is a ruthless mobster intent on building his empire in prohibition-era Chicago. Fighting off all opposition, he manages to climb to the top of the heap—but his addiction to violence and an unnatural desire to protect the innocence of his beloved kid sister threaten to derail his power.

TAMMY AND THE T-REX

TAMMY AND THE T-REX

When Michael (Paul Walker) is mauled by the local zoo’s toothier residents, his love affair with Tammy (Denise Richards) doesn’t cease—even after his brain is transplanted into an ancient animatronic predator.

VELVET GOLDMINE

VELVET GOLDMINE

American independent director Todd Haynes received the Artistic Achievement award at the 1998 Cannes Film Festival for his colorful interpretation of the U.K. glam rock scene of the early '70s, paying homage to the intermingling artistic legacies of David Bowie, Iggy Pop, Lou Reed and Oscar Wilde.

VARDA BY AGNÈS (Varda par Agnès)

VARDA BY AGNÈS (Varda par Agnès)

The late, beloved Agnès Varda—a photographer, installation artist and pioneer of the Nouvelle Vague—is an institution of French cinema. Taking a seat on a theatre stage, she uses photos and film excerpts to provide an insight into her unorthodox oeuvre, intimately sharing her experiences as a cinematic innovator.

FANTASTIC FUNGI

FANTASTIC FUNGI

Imagine an organism that feeds, heals, harbors cosmic secrets, and can help save the planet. FANTASTIC FUNGI is a revelatory time-lapse journey about the magical, mysterious and medicinal world of fungi and an exploration of their power to contribute to the regeneration of life on Earth.

SEVEN SAMURAI

SEVEN SAMURAI

Desperate villagers recruit seven unemployed samurai to teach them to defend themselves against ruthless bandits.

FRIDAY THE 13TH PART VI: JASON LIVES

FRIDAY THE 13TH PART VI: JASON LIVES

While attempting to eradicate Jason Vorhees once and for all, traumatized loner Tommy Jarvis accidentally reanimates the killer—and the scourge of Crystal Lake goes back on the prowl for RV-ers, dopey paintball enthusiasts, and his prey of choice: camp counselors.

THE SHOP AROUND THE CORNER

THE SHOP AROUND THE CORNER

Two shop employees (played by Jimmy Stewart and Margaret Sullavan) can barely stand each other, without realizing that they’re falling in love through the mail as anonymous pen pals.

FRIDAY THE 13TH PART VII: THE NEW BLOOD

FRIDAY THE 13TH PART VII: THE NEW BLOOD

The only thing standing between teenage America and immovable murderforce Jason Voorhees (Kane Hodder) is a telekinetic young woman (Lar Park-Lincoln), put upon by society and the patriarchy. Who will win in this epic battle of machete versus the mind? Directed by the late gore FX master John Carl Buechler (FROM BEYOND, A NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET 4, TAMMY AND THE T-REX, TO DIE FOR).

THE NIGHTMARE BEFORE CHRISTMAS

THE NIGHTMARE BEFORE CHRISTMAS

Bored with the same old scare-and-scream routine, Jack Skellington, the Pumpkin King of Halloween Town, longs to spread the joy of Christmas. But his merry mission puts Santa in jeopardy and creates a nightmare for good little boys and girls everywhere.

IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE

IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE

An annual Belcourt tradition! Frank Capra's inverted take on A CHRISTMAS CAROL stars Jimmy Stewart as George Bailey, a good man who's spent a lifetime giving up on his dreams in order to keep life in his small town humming. When a guardian angel named Clarence finds a despondent George poised to jump off a bridge, he shows George what life would've been like had he never been born.

A HIDDEN LIFE

A HIDDEN LIFE

Based on real events, from visionary writer-director Terrence Malick, A HIDDEN LIFE is the story of an unsung hero, Franz Jägerstätter, who refused to fight for the Nazis in World War II.

LITTLE WOMEN

LITTLE WOMEN

Exclusive 35mm Film Engagement — Drawing from both the classic novel and the personal writings of Louisa May Alcott, writer-director Greta Gerwig’s LITTLE WOMEN unfolds with Alcott’s alter ego, Jo March, reflecting back and forth on her fictional life as a young adult.

LIGHT FROM LIGHT

LIGHT FROM LIGHT

A single mom who’s a part-time paranormal investigator is asked to look into a possible haunting of a widower's farmhouse in East Tennessee.

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