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AMAZING GRACE

AMAZING GRACE

Long held from release for myriad technical and legal reasons, this thrilling concert film of Aretha Franklin at the peak of her powers—a return to gospel recorded in L.A.’s Temple Missionary Baptist Church—has remained unseen and unfinished for 47 years. Until now.

HAIL SATAN?

HAIL SATAN?

HAIL SATAN? explores the Satanic Temple's fight for equality, its focus on community, and its devilish sense of humor. In an era when founding principles and institutions can't be trusted to work on behalf of all people, these progressive Satanic crusaders advocate to save the soul of a nation.

ASK DR. RUTH

ASK DR. RUTH

A winsome portrait chronicling the incredible life of America's most famous sex therapist, Dr. Ruth Westheimer. As her 90th birthday approaches, Dr. Ruth revisits her painful past and her career at the forefront of the sexual revolution.

THE BIGGEST LITTLE FARM

THE BIGGEST LITTLE FARM

A testament to the immense complexity of nature, THE BIGGEST LITTLE FARM follows two dreamers and a dog on an odyssey to bring harmony to both their lives and the land.

RAFIKI

RAFIKI

Kena and Ziki have long been told that “good Kenyan girls become good Kenyan wives”—but they yearn for something more. When love blossoms between them, the two girls will be forced to choose between happiness and safety.

BE NATURAL: THE UNTOLD STORY OF ALICE GUY-BLACHÉ

BE NATURAL: THE UNTOLD STORY OF ALICE GUY-BLACHÉ

Narrated by Jodie Foster, BE NATURAL: THE UNTOLD STORY OF ALICE GUY-BLACHÉ investigates the full scope of the life and work of cinema's first female director, screenwriter, producer and studio owner Alice Guy-Blaché.

MINNIE AND MOSKOWITZ

MINNIE AND MOSKOWITZ

Broken-hearted Minnie Moore longs for the kind of love sold at the picture shows. Parking lot attendant Seymour Moskowitz is not her idea of a leading man, but he’s determined to prove he’s the right man for the role.

SET IT OFF

SET IT OFF

We’re back at it again with another pizza and a movie 90’s blassic! F. Gary Gray’s (the director of Friday) SET IT OFF breaks the mold of traditional heist films by having four strong female protagonists with an unbreakable bond.

SHADOW

SHADOW

To secure victory over a rival kingdom, a brilliant general devises an intricate plan involving his wife, a decoy, and two kings. Directed by Zhang Yimou.

A WOMAN UNDER THE INFLUENCE

A WOMAN UNDER THE INFLUENCE

Nick is a neurotic blue collar worker wrestling with his wife Mabel’s mental instability. When he feels her actions are affecting their children, he makes a difficult decision that inadvertently highlights his own unique brand of lunacy.

OPENING NIGHT

OPENING NIGHT

A young woman is killed in an accident trying to meet her favorite actress Myrtle Gordon. Myrtle, already struggling with alcoholism, feels responsible for her death and the ensuing emotional turmoil overwhelms her as the opening night of her play approaches.

AMERICAN GRAFFITI

AMERICAN GRAFFITI

Spend the night cruising around small town Northern California with a group of teenagers as they revel in their youth, great music and the fleeting freedom of summer.

KNIFE+HEART (Un couteau dans le coeur)

KNIFE+HEART (Un couteau dans le coeur)

Paris, Summer 1979. Anne (French pop star Vanessa Paradis) produces third-rate gay porn. After her editor and lover Loïs leaves her, she tries to win her back by shooting her most ambitious film yet with her trusted, flaming sidekick Archibald. Screening in 35mm

CRUISING

CRUISING

A police detective goes undercover in the underground S&M gay subculture of New York City to catch a serial killer who’s preying on gay men.

MEETING GORBACHEV

MEETING GORBACHEV

Werner Herzog and André Singer’s riveting documentary, filled with unforgettable archive materials and based on three long interviews, provides incredible access to, arguably, the world’s greatest living politician.

THE FATE OF LEE KHAN

THE FATE OF LEE KHAN

When Lee Khan, an official working for Mongolian Emperor Yuan of the Yuan Dynasty procures the battle map of the Chinese rebel army, resistance fighters, aided by an undercover female-gang within Khan's ranks, strive to corner him in an inn. Directed by wuxia master King Hu (DRAGON INN, A TOUCH OF ZEN).

SHADOWS

SHADOWS

Cassavetes's jazz-scored improvisational film explores interracial friendships and relationships in 50s’ Beat Generation era New York City. Featuring music by Charles Mingus and Shafi Hadi.

EASY RIDER

EASY RIDER

Having weathered five decades of socio-political shapeshifting, Dennis Hopper’s directorial debut EASY RIDER remains the definitive film of the counterculture movement.

NON-FICTION (Doubles vies)

NON-FICTION (Doubles vies)

Set in the Parisian publishing world, an editor (Juliette Binoche) and an author (Guillaume Canet) find themselves in over their heads, as they cope with a middle-age crisis, the changing industry and their wives. Directed by Olivier Assayas.

ASAKO I & II

ASAKO I & II

Asako stumbles upon the boy of her dreams. Disappearing without warning, he is replaced by the uncanny manifestation of his doppelganger. Making do with his likeness, dream boy returns, disrupting her life once again. Directed by Ryûsuke Hamaguchi (HAPPY HOUR).

THE THIEF AND THE COBBLER: A MOMENT IN TIME

THE THIEF AND THE COBBLER: A MOMENT IN TIME

Part of Staff Picks and programmed by Nathan, who says “THE THIEF AND THE COBBLER is the Holy Grail of animation. Wildly ambitious and visually inventive, this unfinished hand-drawn masterpiece can now be experienced through a newly restored workprint and I couldn't be more excited.”

Preserved and restored by the Academy Film Archive.

ROLLING THUNDER REVUE: A BOB DYLAN STORY BY MARTIN SCORSESE

ROLLING THUNDER REVUE: A BOB DYLAN STORY BY MARTIN SCORSESE

Part documentary, part concert film, part fever dream, this new film from master filmmaker Martin Scorsese captures the troubled spirit of America in 1975 and the joyous music that Bob Dylan performed during the fall of that year. A very special Tuesday edition of Music City Mondays.

THE DEAD DON'T DIE

THE DEAD DON'T DIE

The peaceful town of Centerville finds itself battling a zombie horde as the dead start rising from their graves. Featuring the greatest zombie cast ever disassembled starring Bill Murray, Adam Driver, Tilda Swinton, Chloë Sevigny, Steve Buscemi, Danny Glover, Caleb Landry Jones, Rosie Perez, Iggy Pop, Sara Driver, RZA, Selena Gomez, Carol Kane, Austin Butler, Luka Sabbat and Tom Waits. Written and directed by Jim Jarmusch.

PAVAROTTI

PAVAROTTI

Created from a combination of Luciano Pavarotti’s genre-redefining performances with never-before-seen footage, the film gives audiences around the world a stunningly intimate portrait of the most beloved opera singer of all time.

THE STEPFATHER

THE STEPFATHER

After murdering his entire family, a man marries a widow with a teenage daughter in another town and prepares to do it all over again in Joseph Ruben’s cult classic SHADOW OF A DOUBT slasher riff.

BOB & CAROL & TED & ALICE

BOB & CAROL & TED & ALICE

Couples Bob & Carol Sanders and Ted & Alice Henderson are best friends. After attending a weekend self-help self-discovery session, Bob and Carol feel newly enlightened, and want their friends, Ted and Alice, to feel the same way.

THE SHINING

THE SHINING

For the Torrance family, the winter caretaker job at a secluded hotel is a chance to get themselves back on track and work through past issues and traumas. Bring your dad, leave the axe at home, and spend Father’s Day exploring the unspeakable horrors of the Overlook Hotel. New 4K Restoration fresh from the Cannes Film Festival

WOMEN IN LOVE

WOMEN IN LOVE

Growing up in the sheltered confines of a 1920s English coal-mining community, free-spirited sisters Gudrun and Ursula explore erotic love with a wealthy playboy and a philosophical educator, with cataclysmic results for all four. Based on the classic novel by D. H. Lawrence.

DIAMANTINO

DIAMANTINO

Diamantino, the world's premiere soccer star loses his touch and ends his career in disgrace. Searching for a new purpose, h sets on a delirious odyssey where he confronts neo-fascism, the refugee crisis, genetic modification, and the hunt for the source of genius.

THE WILD BUNCH

THE WILD BUNCH

With the sun setting on their luck and way of life, the Wild Bunch face the death of the Old West, forcing the outlaws to contend with the inevitable industrialization of the American landscape and a lifestyle out of step with the changing times.

MORE

MORE

Recent college graduate Stefan hitchhikes from Germany to Paris where he meets Estelle, an enigmatic, free-spirited American. He chases her to Ibiza where she introduces him to an idyllic island lifestyle that quickly disintegrates with the introduction of heroin.

THE LAST BLACK MAN IN SAN FRANCISCO

THE LAST BLACK MAN IN SAN FRANCISCO

A wistful odyssey populated by skaters, squatters, street preachers, playwrights, and other locals on the margins as a young man searches for home in the changing city that seems to have left him behind.

CHILD'S PLAY 2

CHILD'S PLAY 2

Placed in a foster home after the events of the previous film lead to his mother being committed, Andy Barclay is again hunted by voodoo serial killer turned maniacal Good Guy doll Charles Lee Ray.

TARGETS

TARGETS

While making a personal appearance at a drive-in theatre, an elderly horror film star faces down his mortality and an emotionally damaged Vietnam War veteran in the midst of a killing spree. TARGETS marks the bittersweet swan song of one of classic Hollywood’s most recognizable actors, Boris Karloff.

BRIDE OF CHUCKY

BRIDE OF CHUCKY

A romantic(?) camp classic about the Good Guy doll-inhabiting, soul-swapping serial killer Charles Lee Ray, his girlfriend Tiffany, and a love stronger than death itself set amidst a cross-country killing spree.

MR. FREEDOM

MR. FREEDOM

A crass American patriot superhero arrogantly combats lefty freethinkers in the name of freedom, destroying anything and everyone to prevent Communists from taking over America’s foreign interests. 35mm print courtesy of Walker Art Center’s Ruben/Bentson Moving Image Collection.

HEAD

HEAD

Co-written by Bob Rafelson and Jack Nicholson during a substance-fueled brainstorming session with The Monkees, HEAD is a uniquely American anti-war satire, juxtaposing the quartet’s endearing levity against the dark heart of the Vietnam War.

MEDIUM COOL

MEDIUM COOL

A TV news reporter finds himself becoming personally involved in the violence that erupts around the 1968 Democratic National Convention. 35mm print courtesy of Academy Film Archive

WOODSTOCK

WOODSTOCK

Travel back to the summer of ‘69 and celebrate the 50th anniversary of the monumental three-day rock festival with a screening of the 25th anniversary director’s cut, replete with an additional 40 minutes of performances by Jimi Hendrix, Jefferson Airplane, Canned Heat and Janis Joplin.

MIDNIGHT COWBOY

MIDNIGHT COWBOY

An ailing con artist and a wide-eyed Texas hustler band together to survive the mean streets of New York.

APOLLO 11

APOLLO 11

A cinematic event 50 years in the making, APOLLO 11 features never before seen large format footage of the mission to land on the moon led by commander Neil Armstrong and pilots Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins. A journey that should only be experienced on the big screen.

FOR ALL MANKIND

FOR ALL MANKIND

A testament to NASA’s remarkable Apollo program, the film was composited from pristine film and audio materials archived at the Johnson Space Center—resulting in an intimate and artful document of America’s earliest moon expeditions.

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