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THE FLORIDA PROJECT

THE FLORIDA PROJECT

The latest from Sean Baker (TANGERINE) juxtaposes the carefree summer of a spirited kid with the harsh realities dogging the grown-ups of a decaying extended-stay hotel in the shadows of Orlando’s Disney World.

LOVING VINCENT

LOVING VINCENT

By Popular Demand! The world's first fully oil-painted animated feature film brings the art of Vincent van Gogh to life. Shot first as a live-action film, and then painted over frame by frame with oils, LOVING VINCENT is a unique cinematic achievement.

JANE

JANE

Academy Award–nominated director Brett Morgen (KURT COBAIN: MONTAGE OF HECK) reconstitutes 50-year-old National Geographic footage into a poetic look at primatologist Jane Goodall, set to a magnificent score by Philip Glass.

THE KILLING OF A SACRED DEER

THE KILLING OF A SACRED DEER

The strange relationship between a cardiac surgeon and a 16-year-old boy portends a terrifying sacrifice in this eagerly awaited supernatural thriller from Yorgos Lanthimos (THE LOBSTER). Starring Colin Farrell, Nicole Kidman and Alicia Silverstone.

WONDERSTRUCK

WONDERSTRUCK

The stories of Ben and Rose, two children growing up in different eras, both deaf and both seeking the same mysterious connection. Directed by Todd Haynes (CAROL, FAR FROM HEAVEN). Recommended Age: 9+

MUDBOUND

MUDBOUND

One Week Only. In racially divided post-World War II Mississippi, two men—one black and one white—forge a friendship based on their shared war experiences. Directed by Nashville native Dee Rees (PARIAH, BESSIE).

BOMBSHELL

BOMBSHELL

Glamorous Hollywood film star Lola Burns (Jean Harlow) earnestly schemes to reinvent her popular screen persona to escape parasitic family members and the vile chief of her studio’s PR unit in this relentless pre-code screwball farce.

WONDER WOMAN

WONDER WOMAN

The superhero sensation of the summer. Thrilling, earnest, and buoyed by Gal Gadot's charismatic performance, WONDER WOMAN succeeds in spectacular fashion. Age Recommendation: 12+

THE LAST WALTZ

THE LAST WALTZ

Martin Scorsese’s masterful 1978 concert film is a Thanksgiving tradition: an all-star affair, a seven-camera shoot, the final gig of The Band, and the most satisfying companion to a Thanksgiving meal that promoter Bill Graham could muster.

Peripheral Visions: BLOOD RAGE

Peripheral Visions: BLOOD RAGE

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.

THE SHINING

THE SHINING

As winter creeps in, so does the onset psychosis. This Thanksgiving weekend, counter that tryptophan with a late-night visit to the Overlook Hotel. How’d ya like some ice cream, Doc?

NOVITIATE

NOVITIATE

Oscar winner Melissa Leo (THE FIGHTER) oversees a bevy of up-and-coming female actors in this drama about aspiring nuns at an isolated Catholic school in 1964, forced to re-examine their faith and their calling in light of the liberal reforms of Vatican II. Shot on location in and around Nashville.

42nd STREET

42nd STREET

This mother-of-all backstage musicals exposes the great drama that goes on behind the curtain of a down-on-his-luck Broadway director’s ambitious final production.

MIRACLE ON 34th STREET

MIRACLE ON 34th STREET

A Christmas movie? This is the film that helped make the annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade an institution with its story of kindly dead ringer Kris Kringle who is convinced to sub as Santa when Macy’s first pick proves incapable of the job. Age Recommendation: 6+

SMITHEREENS

SMITHEREENS

A self-absorbed New Jersey girl (Susan Berman) is determined to break into the Lower East Side punk scene. The debut feature from Susan Seidelman (DESPERATELY SEEKING SUSAN) co-stars Richarch Hell and features music by The Feelies.

THE SQUARE

THE SQUARE

Swedish provocateur Ruben Östlund (FORCE MAJEURE) took home the Palme d’Or at Cannes for this no-holds-barred satire of the postmodern art world.

BEWARE OF A HOLY WHORE

BEWARE OF A HOLY WHORE

A compelling examination of a sordid cast, crew, and their sadistic director, all succumbing to the seductive chaos of the production process.

THE SECRET OF KELLS

THE SECRET OF KELLS

Beautifully drawn and refreshingly calm, THE SECRET OF KELLS hearkens back to animation's golden age with an enchanting tale inspired by Irish mythology. Co-directed by Tomm Moore and Nora Twomey (THE BREADWINNER, also playing this month). Age Recommendation: 8+

THE CASE OF THE THREE SIDED DREAM

THE CASE OF THE THREE SIDED DREAM

The story of Rahsaan Roland Kirk—a one of a kind musician, personality, activist and windmill-slayer—who despite being blind, becoming paralyzed, and facing America's racial injustices, did not relent.

THE DISASTER ARTIST

THE DISASTER ARTIST

Based on Greg Sestero’s memoir of the same name. Director/star James Franco lovingly recreates the story of the making of THE ROOM, the infamous 2003 film which was unintentionally reborn a few years later as the #1 Midnight Movie of the new millennium.

THE ROOM

THE ROOM

In deference to the opening of THE DISASTER ARTIST, the film adaptation of Greg Sestero’s making-of-THE-ROOM memoir, we present – once again – Tommy Wiseau’s great disasterpiece of the 21st Century.

DANCE, GIRL, DANCE

DANCE, GIRL, DANCE

Ballet meets burlesque when two dancers, demure Maureen O'Hara and genius of “oomph” Lucille Ball, strive to preserve their integrity while making a living on their own terms.

HOME ALONE

HOME ALONE

When 8-year-old Kevin is left behind on a family trip, he awakens to an empty house and assumes his wish to have no family has come true. Not the case, as two con men devise a plan to rob the house. Age Recommendation: 10+

D.O.A.: A RITE OF PASSAGE

D.O.A.: A RITE OF PASSAGE

A nearly lost treasure trove and a seminal document of the punk scene, the film follows the Sex Pistols’ 1977/78 American Tour which ended with the group's demise.

THE SHAPE OF WATER

THE SHAPE OF WATER

At the height of the Cold War, circa 1962, two workers in a high-tech US government laboratory (Sally Hawkins and Oscar winner Octavia Spencer) discover a terrifying secret experiment, in this otherworldly fairytale from Guillermo del Toro (PAN’S LABYRINTH).

IN A LONELY PLACE

IN A LONELY PLACE

Just when a Hollywood screenwriter (Humphrey Bogart) sparks up a romance with his neighbor (Gloria Grahame), the police suspect him of the murder of a young coat check girl he brought home to help him with a script.

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. Screening in 35mm.

Light and Sound Machine: RANCHO DELUXE

Light and Sound Machine: RANCHO DELUXE

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.

THE BREADWINNER

THE BREADWINNER

Based on the award-winning novel, this new animated film tells the story of an 11-year-old Afghan girl, born into an ever-changing world of conflict and oppression, who finds strength in the love of her family and the power of storytelling. Directed by Nora Twomey (THE SECRET OF KELLS).

DIE HARD

DIE HARD

New York City Detective John McClane becomes the only hope for a small group of hostages, one of whom is his estranged wife, trapped in a Los Angeles high-rise office building when it is seized by terrorists on Christmas Eve.

CHRISTMAS EVIL

CHRISTMAS EVIL

A Christmas-obsessed man dresses up as Santa Claus and sets out instilling his critics and naysayers with the holiday spirit (with an axe!) in Lewis Jackson’s classic black comedy seasonal slasher.

THE OTHER SIDE OF HOPE

THE OTHER SIDE OF HOPE

Finnish master-of-deadpan Aki Kaurismäki returns with the wry tale of a stowaway Syrian refugee finding his way in Helsinki.

THELMA

THELMA

Recently moved to Oslo to attend school, a young woman falls in love and discovers that she possesses terrifying powers in this supernatural thriller from acclaimed director Joachim Trier.

 

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