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A QUIET PASSION

A QUIET PASSION

Cynthia Nixon stars as the legendary poet Emily Dickinson in this luminous and widely acclaimed biopic from director Terence Davies (THE DEEP BLUE SEA, SUNSET SONG).

Weekend Classics: Bette vs. Joan

Weekend Classics: Bette vs. Joan

Hot on the heels of Ryan Murphy’s “Feud,” a no-holds-barred account of the contemptuous, combative relationship between two of Hollywood’s most talented fading stars, we dive head first into one of cinema’s greatest rivalries.

Director Spotlight: Sofia Coppola

Director Spotlight: Sofia Coppola

One of the most anticipated releases of the summer, Sofia Coppola’s THE BEGUILED starring Kirsten Dunst and Nicole Kidman, opens June 30. In the leadup to its release, we’re thrilled to present Ms. Coppola’s complete feature filmography.

MY COUSIN RACHEL

MY COUSIN RACHEL

A young Englishman (Sam Claflin) is troubled by the arrival of his mysterious and beautiful cousin (Rachel Weisz), believing that she murdered his guardian. Based on the novel by Daphne du Maurier and directed by Roger Michell (LE WEEKEND, NOTTING HILL).

BAND AID

BAND AID

A bickering couple (Zoe Lister-Jones and Adam Pally) decides to start a band in order to save their marriage. Fred Armisen co-stars. Lister-Jones also wrote and directed.

A VERY SORDID WEDDING

A VERY SORDID WEDDING

Writer/filmmaker Del Shores (Southern Baptist Sissies) returns to Sordid Lives territory in this much anticipated sequel which explores the questions, bigotry and the fallout of what happens when gay marriage comes to communities and families not quite ready to accept it.

SPEED

SPEED

A young police officer (Keanu Reeves) must prevent a bomb exploding aboard a city bus by keeping its speed above 50 mph.

BEATRIZ AT DINNER

BEATRIZ AT DINNER

Beatriz (Salma Hayek), an immigrant from a poor town in Mexico, has drawn on her innate kindness to build a career as a health practitioner in Los Angeles. Doug Strutt (John Lithgow) is a cutthroat, self-satisfied billionaire. When these two opposites meet at a dinner party, their worlds collide and neither will ever be the same. Co-starring Connie Britton and Jay Duplass.

WHAT EVER HAPPENED TO BABY JANE?

WHAT EVER HAPPENED TO BABY JANE?

Aging child star “Baby Jane” Hudson (Bette Davis) holds her paraplegic sister Blanche (Joan Crawford) captive in an old Hollywood mansion. Davis and Crawford generate high-voltage horror in Robert Aldrich’s masterpiece of the macabre.

MODERN TIMES

MODERN TIMES

In this timeless showcase of untouchable genius, Charlie Chaplin is a giddily inept factory employee who becomes smitten with a gorgeous gamine. Age recommendation: 6+

ROCK 'N' ROLL HIGH SCHOOL

ROCK 'N' ROLL HIGH SCHOOL

A group of music-loving students, with the help of the Ramones, take over their school to combat its newly installed oppressive administration.

Peripheral Visions: THE STUDENT NURSES

Peripheral Visions: THE STUDENT NURSES

Peripheral Visions is a monthly screening series of cult action and horror films from the 70s and 80s, co-presented by the Belcourt Theatre and Third Man Records in Third Man Record’s Blue Room.

SOMEWHERE

SOMEWHERE

Sofia Coppola’s fourth film is a hypnotic, seductively pensive meditation on the nature of Hollywood celebrity, starring Stephen Dorff as a famous actor in the limelight and Elle Fanning as his daughter in the shadows.

THE BEGUILED

THE BEGUILED

An injured Union soldier arrives at an all-female Southern boarding school during the Civil War. Soon, sexual tensions lead to dangerous rivalries as the women tend to his wounds and offer him shelter and companionship.

THE NIGHT OF THE HUNTER

THE NIGHT OF THE HUNTER

Sublimely sinister Robert Mitchum is a traveling "preacher" whose nefarious motives for marrying a fragile widow, played by Shelley Winters, are uncovered by her terrified young children.

Weekend Classics: Robert Mitchum 100 Years

Weekend Classics: Robert Mitchum 100 Years

A legendary tough guy on and off-screen, Robert Mitchum gave us some of the most notorious anti-heroes and villains in movie history. The Belcourt offers a selection of Mitchum’s most memorable roles on the 100th anniversary of his birth.

E.T. THE EXTRA-TERRESTRIAL

E.T. THE EXTRA-TERRESTRIAL

Stranded on Earth and befriended by a young boy and his family who must keep his existence a secret from authorities, a friendly alien sets out to find his way home. Directed by Steven Spielberg. Age recommendation: 7+

SONGWRITER

SONGWRITER

Willie Nelson and Kris Kristofferson versus the early ‘80s country music industry, in a whirlwind of singin’, drinkin’ and scamming their way around every stumbling block.

THE BLING RING

THE BLING RING

Inspired by actual events, a group of fame-obsessed teenagers use the internet to track celebrities' whereabouts in order to rob their homes.

SLEEPAWAY CAMP

SLEEPAWAY CAMP

At Camp Arawak, the kids will learn all about community, swimming, sports, arts and crafts, and murder. They’ll be stronger, wiser, and all the more ready to face an uncertain world… If they survive.

SLACK BAY

SLACK BAY

Continuing a sharp stylistic shift away from the dour nature of his earlier work, Bruno Dumont returns with something entirely unexpected: a madcap period comedy of class and cannibalism, replete with disappearing tourists, buffoonish cops and a wildly gesticulating Juliette Binoche.

OUT OF THE PAST

OUT OF THE PAST

This quintessential film noir made contract player Robert Mitchum a star. Hired by a gangster to track his double-crossing mistress, a soon-to-be-smitten private eye (Mitchum) becomes involved in a web of blackmail and murder.

THE SECRET GARDEN

THE SECRET GARDEN

Orphaned in India and sent to England to live with her withdrawn uncle, a young girl finds a way to restore hope to her family by way of a neglected garden in her ancestral Yorkshire manor. Age recommendation: 8+

Deconstructing the Beatles' Rubber Soul

Deconstructing the Beatles' Rubber Soul

Composer, producer, and Beatles expert Scott Freiman walks Beatles fans young and old through an educational journey into the creative process of the 1965 album Rubber Soul.

MEETING PEOPLE IS EASY

MEETING PEOPLE IS EASY

Following Radiohead’s 1997-98 world tour behind “OK Computer,” filmmaker Grant Gee turns in a potent docu-drama of a band navigating notoriety, the coattails of a successful release, and a PR machine bent on a beatdown.

FUNERAL PARADE OF ROSES

FUNERAL PARADE OF ROSES

Long unavailable in the U.S., director Toshio Matsumoto’s shattering, kaleidoscopic masterpiece is one of the most subversive and intoxicating films of the late 1960s: a headlong dive into a dazzling, unseen Tokyo night world of drag queen bars and fabulous divas, fueled by booze, drugs, fuzz guitars, performance art and black mascara.

MY JOURNEY THROUGH FRENCH CINEMA

MY JOURNEY THROUGH FRENCH CINEMA

Akin to Martin Scorsese’s personal cinematic essays and Mark Cousins’s THE STORY OF FILM, this sprawling visual course in French cinema as seen through the eyes and experiences of legendary writer-director Bertrand Tavernier (COUP DE TORCHON, ‘ROUND MIDNIGHT) is both a grand starting point and do-not-miss catnip for cinephiles and Francophiles alike.

MAUDIE

MAUDIE

Academy Award nominees Sally Hawkins and Ethan Hawke star in the true story of Maud Lewis, who overcame the physical challenge of juvenile rheumatoid arthritis to become one of Canada’s premier folk artists.

CAPE FEAR

CAPE FEAR

The life of small-town lawyer Sam Bowden (Gregory Peck) turns torturous when Max Cady (Robert Mitchum) is let out of prison.

THE SANDLOT

THE SANDLOT

When a new kid in town launches a baseball signed by Babe Ruth into the junkyard of a crotchety neighbor with a menacing dog, his newfound crew test their mettle when they scheme to retrieve the ball. Age recommendation: 8+

Deconstructing the Beatles’ Revolver

Deconstructing the Beatles’ Revolver

Composer, producer, and Beatles expert Scott Freiman takes Beatles fans young and old into the studio with The Beatles as they create their seminal 1966 album, Revolver.

STOP MAKING SENSE

STOP MAKING SENSE

A Very Special Wednesday Edition of Music City Mondays. In deference to a nationwide evening of screenings on Jul 19 in honor of the great filmmaker Jonathan Demme—headed up by our friends at the Jacob Burns Film Center in Pleasantville, NY—we again offer one of the greatest concert movies ever put to film.

Light and Sound Machine: Pat O'Neill - Four Films

Light and Sound Machine: Pat O'Neill - Four Films

Light and Sound Machine is a monthly screening series of marginalized cinema, both new and repertory, co-presented by the Belcourt Theatre and Third Man Records in Third Man Record’s Blue Room.

ENDLESS POETRY

ENDLESS POETRY

Legendary cult filmmaker Alejandro Jodorowsky (EL TOPO, THE HOLY MOUNTAIN) reimagines his youth spent as an aspiring poet in his euphoric and breathlessly inventive new film.

COCKTAIL

COCKTAIL

Somewhere in the middle of the mid-80s’ Tom Cruise stud-guy fever dropped this frankly ludicrous, but oddly infectious slug of rum-fueled camp whereby a hot bartender (Cruise) gets a high-paying gig in Jamaica that will fund his future bar.

ANGEL FACE

ANGEL FACE

An ambulance driver (Robert Mitchum) is trapped in the web of an alluring, deadly, remorseless woman (Jean Simmons) who’ll stop at nothing to get what she wants in this potent 1953 thriller directed by Otto Preminger.

THE BLACK STALLION

THE BLACK STALLION

The lone survivors of a shipwreck, a young boy and a horse form a bond. Once rescued, the boy teams up with a trainer to race the horse against the fastest in the world. Age recommendation: 8+

BLACK ORPHEUS

BLACK ORPHEUS

With its magnificent color photography and lively soundtrack, this retelling of the myth of Orpheus and Eurydice against the madness of Carnival in Rio de Janeiro brought the infectious sounds of samba and bossa nova to the world and is a must-see on the big screen.

A GHOST STORY

A GHOST STORY

Recently deceased, a white-sheeted ghost (Casey Affleck) returns to his suburban home to console his bereft wife (Rooney Mara). Directed by David Lowery (AIN’T THEM BODIES SAINTS).

CITY OF GHOSTS

CITY OF GHOSTS

Documentary filmmaker Matthew Heineman (CARTEL LAND, ESCAPE FIRE) goes behind enemy lines into the warzone of ISIS-occupied Syria, where a band of anonymous activists wage a counteroffensive against the terrorist group’s campaign of propaganda and misinformation.

THE FRIENDS OF EDDIE COYLE

THE FRIENDS OF EDDIE COYLE

In one of the best performances of his legendary career, Robert Mitchum plays a small-time gunrunner who’s forced to weigh loyalty to his criminal colleagues against snitching to stay free.

PETE'S DRAGON

PETE'S DRAGON

A reimagining of Disney's cherished family film, PETE’S DRAGON is the adventure of an orphaned boy named Pete and his best friend Elliott, who just so happens to be a dragon. Directed by David Lowery (A GHOST STORY, also playing this month). Age recommendation: 7+

MADONNA: TRUTH OR DARE

MADONNA: TRUTH OR DARE

Madonna. In the midst of her 1989 Blonde Ambition Tour. Ascendant as a global superstar. Determined to reveal everything.

THE LUSTY MEN

THE LUSTY MEN

Robert Mitchum and Susan Hayward star in the story of an indomitable woman and the rodeo riders who will risk anything to have her. Directed by Nicholas Ray. 35mm print courtesy of the The Film Foundation and the Academy Film Archive.

RiffTrax Live: Doctor Who - The Five Doctors

RiffTrax Live: Doctor Who - The Five Doctors

The Doctor is in the house! RiffTrax house, that is, as Mike, Kevin and Bill riff the legendary 1983 feature-length Doctor Who episode "The Five Doctors." Live from the Belcourt Theatre!

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