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A Few of Our Favorite Docs

The Belcourt is collaborating with Magnolia Pictures to present their series, A Few of Our Favorite Docs. The series consists of four films, each “opening” on a Friday, with a live Q&A the following Wednesday. 10% of ticket sales will be donated to a charity of the filmmakers’ choice. Tickets for each documentary are $5 and include access to the livestream.

Here’s the line-up:

Fri, May 15: RBG (Q&A on Wed, May 20 at 7:00pm CDT with directors Betsy West and Julie Cohen, moderated by Melena Ryzik from the New York Times. Charity: NYU Langone’s food pantry, The Table

Fri, May 22: LIFE ITSELF (Q&A on Wed, May 27 at 7:00pm CDT with Chaz Ebert in conversation with director Steve James. Charity: Cinema Worker Solidarity Fund)

Fri, May 29: BLACKFISH (Q&A on Wed, Jun 3 at 7:00pm CDT with director Gabriela Cowperthwaite. Charity: GiveDirectly’s COVID relief fund)

Fri, Jun 5: HAIL SATAN? (Q&A on Wed, Jun 10 at 7:00pm CDT with director Penny Lane in conversation with Lucien Greaves, head of The Satanic Temple. Charity: GiveDirectly’s COVID relief fund)

Questions for the Q&A’s will be solicited in advance. You can either submit them over email to submityourquestion@magpictures.com, or you can tweet using the hashtag #magnoliadocseries. Magnolia Pictures will collect the best questions and send them to the filmmakers in advance of the live Q&A’s.


Upcoming Screenings

RBG

RBG

At the age of 87, U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has developed a breathtaking legal legacy while becoming an unexpected pop culture icon. But without a definitive Ginsburg biography, the unique personal journey of this diminutive, quiet warrior's rise to the nation's highest court has been largely unknown, even to some of her biggest fans—until now.

LIFE ITSELF

LIFE ITSELF

Wed, May 27, 7pm CDT: Q&A with Chaz Ebert in conversation with director Steve James. Included with LIFE ITSELF ticket purchase.

BLACKFISH

BLACKFISH

Wed, Jun 3, 7pm CDT: Q&A with director Gabriela Cowperthwaite. Included with BLACKFISH ticket purchase.

HAIL SATAN?

HAIL SATAN?

Wed, Jun 10, 7pm CDT: Q&A with with director Penny Lane in conversation with Lucien Greaves, head of The Satanic Temple. Included with HAIL SATAN? ticket purchase.

This Week (click titles to learn more)

Friday, May 29

DIANA KENNEDY: NOTHING FANCY
LIFE ITSELF
THE PAINTER AND THE THIEF
UP FROM THE STREETS
A WHITE, WHITE DAY
THE WILD GOOSE LAKE
RBG
SPACESHIP EARTH
BEYOND THE VISIBLE: HILMA AF KLINT
DEERSKIN
THE INFILTRATORS
SÁTÁNTANGÓ
VITALINA VARELA
BALLOON
THE BOOKSELLERS
Best of Cat Video Fest: Creature Comforts Edition
SORRY WE MISSED YOU
ONCE WERE BROTHERS: ROBBIE ROBERTSON AND THE BAND
THE WHISTLERS
CORPUS CHRISTI
AND THEN WE DANCED
BACURAU
SAINT FRANCES
FANTASTIC FUNGI
BLACKFISH
THE GHOST OF PETER SELLERS
THE WOLF HOUSE

Saturday, May 30

DIANA KENNEDY: NOTHING FANCY
LIFE ITSELF
THE PAINTER AND THE THIEF
UP FROM THE STREETS
A WHITE, WHITE DAY
THE WILD GOOSE LAKE
RBG
SPACESHIP EARTH
BEYOND THE VISIBLE: HILMA AF KLINT
DEERSKIN
THE INFILTRATORS
SÁTÁNTANGÓ
VITALINA VARELA
BALLOON
THE BOOKSELLERS
Best of Cat Video Fest: Creature Comforts Edition
SORRY WE MISSED YOU
ONCE WERE BROTHERS: ROBBIE ROBERTSON AND THE BAND
THE WHISTLERS
CORPUS CHRISTI
AND THEN WE DANCED
BACURAU
SAINT FRANCES
FANTASTIC FUNGI
BLACKFISH
THE GHOST OF PETER SELLERS
THE WOLF HOUSE
Virtual Watch Party 2.0: The Weekend Rewindening

Sunday, May 31

DIANA KENNEDY: NOTHING FANCY
LIFE ITSELF
THE PAINTER AND THE THIEF
UP FROM THE STREETS
A WHITE, WHITE DAY
THE WILD GOOSE LAKE
RBG
SPACESHIP EARTH
BEYOND THE VISIBLE: HILMA AF KLINT
DEERSKIN
THE INFILTRATORS
SÁTÁNTANGÓ
VITALINA VARELA
BALLOON
THE BOOKSELLERS
Best of Cat Video Fest: Creature Comforts Edition
SORRY WE MISSED YOU
ONCE WERE BROTHERS: ROBBIE ROBERTSON AND THE BAND
THE WHISTLERS
CORPUS CHRISTI
AND THEN WE DANCED
BACURAU
SAINT FRANCES
FANTASTIC FUNGI
BLACKFISH
THE GHOST OF PETER SELLERS
THE WOLF HOUSE

Monday, Jun 1

DIANA KENNEDY: NOTHING FANCY
LIFE ITSELF
THE PAINTER AND THE THIEF
UP FROM THE STREETS
A WHITE, WHITE DAY
THE WILD GOOSE LAKE
RBG
SPACESHIP EARTH
BEYOND THE VISIBLE: HILMA AF KLINT
DEERSKIN
THE INFILTRATORS
SÁTÁNTANGÓ
VITALINA VARELA
BALLOON
THE BOOKSELLERS
Best of Cat Video Fest: Creature Comforts Edition
SORRY WE MISSED YOU
ONCE WERE BROTHERS: ROBBIE ROBERTSON AND THE BAND
THE WHISTLERS
CORPUS CHRISTI
AND THEN WE DANCED
BACURAU
SAINT FRANCES
FANTASTIC FUNGI
BLACKFISH
THE GHOST OF PETER SELLERS
THE WOLF HOUSE

Tuesday, Jun 2

DIANA KENNEDY: NOTHING FANCY
LIFE ITSELF
THE PAINTER AND THE THIEF
UP FROM THE STREETS
A WHITE, WHITE DAY
THE WILD GOOSE LAKE
RBG
SPACESHIP EARTH
BEYOND THE VISIBLE: HILMA AF KLINT
DEERSKIN
THE INFILTRATORS
SÁTÁNTANGÓ
VITALINA VARELA
BALLOON
THE BOOKSELLERS
Best of Cat Video Fest: Creature Comforts Edition
SORRY WE MISSED YOU
ONCE WERE BROTHERS: ROBBIE ROBERTSON AND THE BAND
THE WHISTLERS
CORPUS CHRISTI
AND THEN WE DANCED
BACURAU
SAINT FRANCES
FANTASTIC FUNGI
BLACKFISH
THE GHOST OF PETER SELLERS
THE WOLF HOUSE

Wednesday, Jun 3

DIANA KENNEDY: NOTHING FANCY
LIFE ITSELF
THE PAINTER AND THE THIEF
UP FROM THE STREETS
A WHITE, WHITE DAY
THE WILD GOOSE LAKE
RBG
SPACESHIP EARTH
BEYOND THE VISIBLE: HILMA AF KLINT
DEERSKIN
THE INFILTRATORS
SÁTÁNTANGÓ
VITALINA VARELA
BALLOON
THE BOOKSELLERS
Best of Cat Video Fest: Creature Comforts Edition
SORRY WE MISSED YOU
ONCE WERE BROTHERS: ROBBIE ROBERTSON AND THE BAND
THE WHISTLERS
CORPUS CHRISTI
AND THEN WE DANCED
BACURAU
SAINT FRANCES
FANTASTIC FUNGI
BLACKFISH
THE GHOST OF PETER SELLERS
THE WOLF HOUSE

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